With a web account from USF, you can publish your own pages on
The following is a brief tutorial teaching you how to
access and use your web account to publish your pages using FileZilla.
After you have created a new web page to publish or
have updated an existing
webpage, you are ready to publish (or upload) your page(s) to the
internet using and FTP program such as FileZilla.
When you publish your web pages, you are
transferring files from our local network to a remote host site.
Therefore, an FTP program is a program designed to access our local
network and connect to the remote site where the web pages are to be
published. With your web
account from USF, you have access to the USF server "www.usiouxfalls.edu/~yourusername/"
web pages will be published there.
To download a free copy of Filezilla,
If a bar comes up under the address bar in Internet Explorer that says "To
help protect your security, Internet Explorer blocked this site from
downloading files to your computer. Click here for options...", right
click on it and select "download file..." and click run to
To Install FileZilla...
- select English as the language
- select I Agree to the license
- select standard as the type of
install you want to run and click next
- allow the default destination folder by
- click next to create start menu
- make sure that "Do not use secure
mode" is selected and also "use registry" and "Force
registry even if XML file exists" are both selected
- click Install
- finally click Close
When you open
FileZilla it should look like this...
To close the local tree view
click the icon with the L on it right above the address field. (You don't
have to if you want it for navigation purposes. You need to close the
queue window, so click the button with a Q in it above the address field.
Next click on the icon with the two
A window that says Site Manager at the
top should popup. Next click on New Site.
Type in "personal_web"
instead of New FTP site
Check Normal instead
Under host, type in "www.usiouxfalls.edu/home/yourusername"
the address should default back to www.usiouxfalls.edu
Under User type in
Under Password type
in your password
Check Default site
Finally click Save and
If you cannot remember your username and
password or you do not have a web account, contact the Computer Center at
Next click on the arrow beside the two
computers (site manager) and a drop down list should popup. Select
personal_web, and it should connect to your live web site
Uploading Files and Images
Your live web page should then appear
on the left under the remote site. Make sure you navigate to the
www folder before you upload anything. The entirety of your web page
needs to go into the www folder on the remote site.
Then navigate to where you have you web site
saved on your computer by navigating in the local site. If you desire
to go back to the previous folder in either the remote or local views
click on the ".." folder at the top of either view.
Always make sure that you have resized
images in a program like Irfanview or Paint.net before putting them into
FrontPage and uploading them on the live web. Everyone has a limit of
20 mb for web space. If you don't resize your images, your web space will
quickly disappear. To learn how to resize images using
Irfanview click HERE .