After writing your HTML code, you need a way to get it onto your web server, and for most sites, the way to do that is with FTP. In this video, author Chris Mattia shows you how to connect to a typical FTP server securely and transfer your files safely from your local computer to your web server.
- [Instructor] FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol…and it's the most common tool or protocol…for copying files from your local computer…to your web server.…There are two primary flavors of FTP.…Secure and non-secure FTP.…Secure FTP or SFTP…automatically encrypts the data…that's sent between your computer and your web server.…Regular or non-secure FTP…refer to simply as FTP,…transmits all of the data between your computer…and your web server as a clear or unencrypted…stream of data.…
If possible, you should always use the SFTP protocol…to protect your data and your personal credentials…during transfer.…Now I keep mentioning the term protocol…when referring to FTP.…And that's because FTP is a service or program…much like your web server running on your web host,…whose sole job is to handle the transferring of files…from one location on the Internet to another.…To use FTP, you'll need a client or a local application…on your computer.…Now there are many FTP programs out there…for MAC, Windows and Linux.…
A freely available one that works equally well…
- Coding a site, a page, or parts
- Managing digital assets
- Formatting headings and paragraphs
- Creating links to pages
- Linking to a PDF or a Google Doc
- Inserting your own images into an LMS
- Embedding YouTube, Vimeo, and SoundCloud media
- Making pages responsive for mobile devices
- Working with CSS using web developer tools
- Overriding existing CSS
- Setting up your own domain
- Using FTP
Skill Level Intermediate
WordPress for Education: Multisitewith Chris Mattia1h 55m Intermediate
Measuring Learning Effectivenesswith Jeff Toister47m 4s Beginner
1. Web Basics
2. Semantically Formatting Text
3. Leveraging Links
4. Integrating Images
5. Embedding Resources
6. Adding Style with CSS
7. Setting Up Web Infrastructure
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