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From: johnSteve <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] FTP Programs
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 10:12:23 -0600
On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 18:53:07 EDT, you wrote:
>I want to help co-cordinate a county website, but I don't know a thing about
>HTML, FTP, or anything. I can handle my computer at work, it's a cinch, but
>I'm lost when it comes to anything out of my norm.
>Could someone explain to me what FTP is in easy terms?
File Transfer Protocol - ftp
the web is just files on computers(servers). ftp transfers files from
your computer to the server.
when somebody connects to your rootsweb site, they are actually
connecting to the htm(l) file that resides in your username directory
on one of the rootsweb servers.
you use ftp to transfer that htm(l) file and associated files and
images from your computer to rootsweb's computer.
>I have Windows XP, do I need a program to transfer files?
you can connect to the online file manager that rootsweb provides at
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