When you've finished writing your pages and you're ready
to share your work and your students' work with the WorldWideWeb,
you need to find out how your server gives you access to your
account. Some servers have you "upload" your files through
a browser page. Others allow FTP, or "file transfer protocol"
access. Several FTP programs are available for free
download from the web. They are listed on the Resources
If all you have is web browser upload with your host provider,
then you will have to read the online instructions for how
to publish or upload your files to your account. All hosts
are slightly different, but once you read the instructions,
you are usually set to go.
Using FTP software is easy. The only thing you have to
remember is your files on your machine are on the left
and your directory on the host provider's space are on
the right. You browse through your files to find the
ones you want to upload and "point them in that direction."
It's that simple. The picture below shows what the FTP
screen will look like when you are uploading files to