Instructions for Online Hosting of M.P.Web App& FTP setup
Setup in 7 simple steps
1. Download and install ‘Filezilla’FTP client (Mac & Windows available). Be
sure to let installation create a desktop icon for easy access:
2. Once Installed, open Filezilla FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client from your
3. We must now configure our client /server settings to point to our
individually created website accounts online.
This is a once off setup, so follow carefully!
Navigate to‘File’ – ‘Site Manager’.
CLICK – ‘New Site’
Rename the site to ftp.ipt.hillcrest.qld.edu.au
In the obvious text fields type the following (perfectly):
Change ‘Logon Type’ to Account
User: e.g. email@example.com(use your own student code)
Password:jfollett12 (but using your own code again as password…this can
be changed later)
Don’t mess with anything else please!!!
4. Hit “Connect” - each time you use FTP go tosite manager
andconnectthis particular profile, which will be saved from now on in the
As the client attempts to connect to the webserver you will notice a lot of
So long as there is NO RED writing appear – everything is good!
If you get no connection, go back and double check everything was typed
5. A successful connection will result in your ‘Remote Site’ (right window
pane) showing your web files (should be just two presently; index.html
& style.css – these are templates you can choose to use, duplicate or
delete!) in the ROOT path :
So you may literally drag theweb file contents of your MajorProject
folder/s (H:drive / USB) here, either using any open folder window view
or manually from the ‘Local Site’ / left pane
Try this now, once successfully connected!
Successful Folder / Files transfer! Too easy
6. Once this is done and you have dragged all of your site contents / folders
(.html / .css / .js files, includes folders etc.) over to the ROOT website
…and so long as you definitely have located in theroot directory a file
…which will be served as the default page by the webserver,
Then you can visityour web pages in any browser window:
ipt.hillcrest.qld.edu.au/jfollett12 (exchange for relevant studentid)
And…See the first page (index) working!
Now you never have to worry about carrying a USB around / losing
thatUSB /or running from local machine. You just need a net connection!
All you need is Filezilla installed (already @ school, install @ home), and