The Notepad++ program allows you to edit, upload and create files on your web server. It's another popular method of editing and uploading your files.
Getting your FTP settings
You will need to have your FTP settings on hand in order to use NotePad++ to upload your website. This is the FTP information you will need in order to use an FTP client:
|Leave the box blank or enter a single forward slash (/).
How to use NotePad++ to Upload
This tutorial shows you how to use NotePad++ to Upload. You can use NotePad++ to Upload by doing the following:
Uploading or Downloading files to your Website
Once you have connected to a server, you can transfer files in two very simple ways.
- Menu Upload. Right click the folder and select Upload other file here...
- Drag and Drop. Click on a file and hold the left mouse button while you drag the file to where you want to transfer it. Select multiple files by holding down the Ctrl key while selecting.
- Copy and Paste. Right-click on a file and select Copy. Then, right-click where you want to transfer the file and select Paste.
All files must go in the public_html folder. Do NOT place any other files anywhere but here. Your home page file name MUST be labelled index.htm or index.html. The server will try to find this page to display as your first page.