| FTP Tutorials - Fetch
Recommended Software: Fetch (OS X)
FTP a software that is commonly used to transfer files from one computer to another. In this case you will be transferring files from your computer to the VIP PowerNet web server. This tutorial explains to you how to use Fetch software on Mac to upload files to your server. To follow this tutorial you will need to have your VIP PowerNet Member ID and password, a copy of Fetch installed on your computer and an internet connection.
Start the Fetch software.
1. Fill in the blanks as follows:
Host: Enter your domain name ftp.yourdomain.com
User ID: Enter your memeber ID
Password: Enter your password
2. Now click the "OK" button. Fetch will connect to your server and display the root directory which is where you should upload your files to.
3. To transfer files: Drag the files that you wish to upload from your desktop or location on your computer, and drag and drop it to the Fetch interface window.
You should overwrite the files on the remote system if you are making changes to your website. It should take several seconds to transfer your files depending on your internet connection speed. After you have finished uploading all of the necessary files, you may exit the program and view your changes through a web browser.
* If changes are not visible after you have uploaded new content to your website, please try clearing your browser cache or temporary internet files and reload the page again.