Managing files in WS_FTP



Managing files in WS_FTP

This tutorial assumes you already have WS_FTP running on your computer, and connected to a remote server

Now let's learn how to manage our website files

The first thing we're going to do is create a new folder (or directory) on the remote server

Click the New Folder icon here

Type a name for the new folder here, then click OK

That's all there is to it. Now let's rename this new folder.....

Select the Folder to be renamed

Click File.....

Click Operations.....

Then click Rename

Type the new folder name in here, then click OK

The new folder has been renamed

You can also rename files the same way as you rename folders

To delete a folder (or file), make sure it's highlighted.....

Click File.....

Click Operations.....

Then click Delete

The folder we just created, has been deleted

Now let's learn how to change the permissions of a file

Right-click the file for which you want to change the permissions.....

Then click Properties

To change the file permissions, simply enter the new permissions value here.....

..... by checking off the appropriate boxes below

Click OK when finished

That's it! Permissions for the file favorite.htm have been successfully changed

This is the end of the tutorial. You should now know how to manage your files and folders in WS_FTP, including creating new folders, renaming them, deleting them, and changing file permissions

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