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Welcome to the Freeola Internet customer support pages. This guide is designed to help with uploading your website via FTP using Dreamweaver for any Freeola hosted website. For more internet help topics please visit our main Support Page.

In order to upload files to any Freeola hosted website you will need to access your webspace via FTP. Most, if not all, web design programs feature an element of FTP uploading, this page gives brief instructions on one of these, Adobe Dreamweaver.

  1. With the software open, select Site then Manage Sites.

  2. Click New to set up a new site, or select an existing Dreamweaver site and click the edit icon.

  3. In the Site Setup dialog box, select the Servers category and do one of the following:

    - Click the Add New Server button to add a new server.
    - Select an existing server and click the Edit Existing Server button.

  4. In the Server Name text box, specify a name for the new server. You can choose any name you like, but we would recommend something that easily identifies this information to you, such as the primary website address.
    Select FTP from the Connect Using pop-up menu.
    In the FTP Address text box, enter the address of the FTP server to which you upload files for your website. This will be your VIP Server and will be in the format of vipX.freeola.net. This information can be confirmed from your MyFreeola Control Panel.
    Port 21 is the default port for receiving FTP connections. This should be entered by default.
    In the Username and Password text boxes, enter the username (this is your vip-number and will be in the format of vip0000000) and associated password.

    Click Test to test your FTP address, username, and password.

    In the Root Directory text box, enter htdocs.
    In the Web URL text box enter the URL of your website (for example, http://freeola.com/).
    Dreamweaver FTP Settings Window

  5. Finally, expand the More Options section and ensure that Use Passive FTP is enabled.

  6. Click Save

  7. Now, in order to upload your website, in the Files panel click Connect to Remote Host in the toolbar.

    To disconnect once finished, click Disconnect in the toolbar.


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