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Windows 7: Create FTP Connection

You can use Microsoft® Windows 7 to connect to your hosting account and upload files via File Transfer Protocol (FTP).

To find information about any of these settings, see FTP: How to upload files.

  1. From the Start menu, select Computer.
  2. Go to the Map network drive tab.
  3. Click Connect to a Website that you can use to store your documents and pictures.
  4. Select Choose a custom network location, and then click Next.
  5. In the Internet or network address field, enter your hosting account's FTP address. For example, ftp://your domain name/.
  6. Click Next.
  7. In the User name field, enter your hosting account's user name, and then click Next.

Your FTP connection to your hosting account displays in the Network Location section.

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