- Hostname: Enter ‘ftp.webhero.com’ (If you are using our Extreme Hosting Windows plan, please see the *note at the end of this article.)
- Username: If your account was created with us after March 2005, use your full domain name, without ‘www.’. Example: yourdomain.com
- Password: Your account password
- Directory: public_html
- Transfer Type: Use “Passive” transfer, rather than “Active” transfers.
FTP is an abbreviation for File Transfer Protocol. FTP is a method by which files are transmitted through the internet. There are other methods of transferring data (such as HTTP and SMTP), but FTP was designed for fast, frequent, and large file transfers. You will need to use an FTP program in order to transfer large amounts of content or files to your webspace. There are free FTP programs available for download on the internet. Please use the following links to obtain information about two of the popular FTP programs: