Earlier, I had written a post on how to turn your computer into a Windows file sharing server using a couple of different programs. IIS 5. IIS 7. In the components wizard, scroll down until you see IIS in the list and check it off. Click OK and then click Next.
What is FTP?
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If you have built a simple web page see HTML basics for an example , you will probably want to put it online, on a web server. There are several SFTP clients out there. To install FileZilla go to the FileZilla downloads page , click the big Download button, then install from the installer file in the usual way. Note : Of course there are lots of other options. See Publishing tools for more information. For this example, we'll suppose that our hosting provider the service that will host our HTTP web server is a fictitious company "Example Hosting Provider" whose URLs look like this: mypersonalwebsite. FTP is inherently insecure, and you shouldn't use it. Once connected, your screen should look something like this we've connected to an example of our own to give you an idea :.
First, I want to describe what this article is not. It is not an example of a full featured, scalable, and secure FTP server. It is an introduction into creating an application from a specification, an introduction to socket communication, asynchronous methods, stream encodings, and basic encryption. Please do not use this FTP server in any production environment.
This manual is for those, who prefer not to use a plugin and do it all by hand. In order to transfer a WordPress website or pretty much any other one to the new hosting, you will need its files and databases. First, download the files to your PC. In order to do this:. Just like files, you will need to download the database too. Now, you need to transfer the information from your old database to the new hosting.