Publishing with FTP

Publishing with FTP is a valuable capability, because virtually every server and every hosting space has FTP publishing available. It’s definitely the most common method of transferring files to a server. Even if you prefer to use HTTP publishing over FrontPage Server Extensions, as many people do, a time will come when you need to use FTP. For example, you may have a new customer with an existing Web site and you need to copy the customer’s current online assets down to your local computer. If his current hosting provider does not support FrontPage Server Extensions, you won’t have a choice; you’ll have to use FTP to transfer the content. Knowing when and how to use FTP is a valuable skill, and it’s one you will undoubtedly ...

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