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Hour 23. Uploading Your Web Site to Your... > Understanding How FTP Works

Understanding How FTP Works

Before you learn how to use FTP to upload your Web site, take a moment and make sure that you understand what FTP means and how it works. FTP is short for File Transfer Protocol. This is a fancy technical term for “getting files from here to there.”

Practically speaking, FTP enables you to upload your Web site files, such as HTML pages and GIF and JPEG Web graphics, to your Web server. FTP also enables you to download files. It's a two-way street.


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