Basic Computing Using Windows/Networks and the Internet/FTP

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Uploading to an FTP site[edit]

Opening the FTP site in Explorer[edit]

Uploading to an FTP site in Windows Explorer is fairly simple. Just follow these simple steps: Hold the Windows Key and press "R," then type in "explorer ftp://" followed by your FTP site. Note, It is perfectly fine to have FTP site that starts with "ftp.", such as, this will mean you have to type "", which is perfectly fine.


The run-dialog with the command to open an FTP site

Uploading to an FTP site[edit]

To upload files you can either drag them from the folder their in to the ftp folder you just opened; or, Copy (Ctrl+c) them from the folder they're in and Paste (Ctrl+V) them into the FTP-folder.

A picture of explorer with files about to be uploaded to an FTP site