Understanding the Basics
Uploading to Your Free Host
By now, you should have taken care of getting some free
spot on the internet to show off your incredible future
website. This week, spend time getting to know your host
better. The first thing you will need to figure out is how
to upload, or send, files to their computer.
Some people will be able to upload using their web
browser and a script the host has running. Others may need
to use a special application for sending files over the
internet, called FTP or file transfer protocol. Determine
which you need by first trying to upload your test file -
you still have that, right? If it uploads fine, then you are
If you can't upload using your browser, send an email to
me and I'll send you a link to a free piece of software that
you can use instead.
In either case, let's get going with this week's lesson!