When uploading files to your website the most popular method is via
FTP (File Transfer Protocol). Many online services such as AOL,
CompuServe, and Prodigy may have a built in FTP interface for which
you would simply type ftp://yourdomain.com in the address bar to
access. There are many FTP clients to choose from such as
For more advanced users, telnet may be used.
Another method of managing your files is the web file manager located
in your account control panel located at
http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel. Most of the features you will need
are built into the file manager, i.e.: uploading, deleting, permissions,
moving, renaming, etc.
When you are connected via FTP you will notice several directories
listed. For files to be accessed via http, you will need to place
your files into the "public_html" directory (symbolic link "www").
- DO NOT DELETE ANY DIRECTORIES OR FILES BELOW THE "public_html"
Many of these directories and files are required for your website to