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FTP Setup and Publish with Web Easy Pro
- Go to the tools menu, click options, select Programs, under website publishing programs select default publish assistant and click ok to close the window.
- Click tools menu again, click Publish Assistant and click next.
- Click the button labeled Connect.
- In the Connection Profile window, type in a name for the profile like your domain name. Then, where it says Host name or IP address: type in ftp.yourdomainname.com or the server IP address.
- Where it says User identifier: type in your user name (sent to you in the welcome email, it is 8 digits and similar to your domain name.)
- User password: type in your account password (Also sent to you in the welcome email.)
- Now, click the tab named General in the same Connection Profile window. In the Initial remote folder field type in: public_html/
- For the main domain: public_html/
- Addon Domains, type in: public_html/addonfoldernamehere/ Note: The name for the addon domain folder can be found in your account cpanel by clicking addon domains, it will be listed next to the domain. For example:If the addon domain name is http://www.abc.com the folder would be named abc and the full path would be: public_html/abc/
- Under the WWW Site tab in the same Connection Profile window, where is says World Wide Web URL type in http://www.yourdomainnamehere.com and select the primary page as index.htm
- After all these settings have been entered, click ok.
- You will immediately see a message stating:
- The last message from the server is:
- your user has group access to:
- your user OK.
- Current restricted directory is /
- You may close this window.
- Click next and proceed to publish.
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