How To Download And Install Filezilla FTP Software

How To Download And Install FTP Software
Of the FTP programs I have used FileZilla is my favorite. This works right out of the box and needs no adjustments or choices to work correctly.
Visit the FileZilla web site

Click on the Download FileZilla Client link
On the next page click on the green Download Now box
Look at your browser bar to insure that you are on the Sourceforge web site
Download the file to your desktop
Click to run the file you have downloaded to your desktop
Click next to use default choices and location to install the program in -> Read more

Moving your Drupal site from one server to another using FTP

You want to keep the same version just move it to a different server. This is the easiest move of all. Start with an empty public_html folder. Download and upload your files folder from old website to new using FTP. Create your MySQL data base using cPanel. Upload same version of Drupal. Install it and connect to MySQL. Install Backup and Migrate Module, It should be on both old and new sites. Download your old website from public_html folder. Do not download temp folder or your files folder it should already be there. -> Read more

Move your Drupal site to a different host or web server

Both hosts are standard LAMP servers.

Drupal version 6 is used for these steps

I am using Ronan's excellent module, Backup and Migrate found at

The terms folder and directory are the same
Change theme to Garland at admin/build/themes
Administer>> Site building>> Themes

Log in as the first user, user/1 the user who originally created the site and put your site in maintenance mode
Administer>> Site configuration>> Site maintenance

clear cache
Administer>> Site configuration>> Performance -> Read more

Backup and Migrate module working on a large old website

Backup and Migrate module ( is great for making back-ups of your website. This optional module is used to make a copy of the data of your website it does not copy the entire web site just the database, so in addition to this back-up you need to save the public_html directory. -> Read more

What Is A Cookie?

A cookie is a bit of information stored on your computer by web sites you have visited. It is kept in a file under the browser. Information in the cookie will determine how long it will last. They are read when this web site is revisited. They can supply information to advertisers or create secure conditions for web sites need security. They are also used to personalize web sites for individual users. Cookies are text files and they cannot do any thing.

Biggest misconceptions clients have about their webmasters

These are all actual experiences I have had repeatedly over the years. They are in the order of the frequency of their occurrence.

Webmasters, designers and developers can not put information on your site unless you first give it to them. They are not newspaper reporters, they are more like newspaper printers. So unless you give it to them, don't expect to see it on your website. -> Read more



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