Understanding FTP: File Transfer Protocol

What is FTP, and how do you use it? In this lesson, you'll learn:

  • The purpose of File Transfer Protocol
  • Where live HTML and CSS files are stored, or "hosted"
  • What kind of software program you need to use FTP
  • How to use an FTP client (like Cyberduck) to connect to a web server
  • What three pieces of information you need to connect to a web server

PS You can download a free FTP client here: Cyberduck (Mac/PC)

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