Use FireFTP on FireFox
FireFTP is a free FTP client for Mizilla Firefox. It can be downloaded at FireFox Add-on Site.
User Guide from FireFTP can be found at FireFTP support site.
First of all, FireFox browser will need to be installed before installing FireFTP. Once opened
the page from the above link, click on the "Add to FireFox" button to download
and install the add-on. Once the
installation is completed, restart the FireFox browser.
Add FireFTP icon on Toolbar
Once installed the FireFTP add-on, it can be run by clicking on the FireFTP item under the Tools Menu.
For convenient access, the FireFTP icon can also be added on the toobar menu under FireFox.
Click on the Customize... item on the Toolbars menu under View on the browser menu bar.
Scrool down until you can see the FireFTP icon
. Drag the FireFTP icon to the toolbar on the ForeFox browser.
When clicked on the FireFTP icon the first time, a donation page, FireFTP Charity Project, will be opened along with the FireFTP tab. If you wish to donate, click on the donate button on this page and follow the instructions. If not, just close the donation page tab.
How to set up profile
Click on the Create an account... dropdown menu on the left top corner, right
underneath the FireFTP tab. This only need to be done when creating a new
profile. If a profile is already created, click on this dropdown menu to select
which profile you are going to connect.
The Account Manager window will open up. Under the Main tab, Give a
name to Account Name. this account name is just a profile name under FireFTP.
It does not have to match any site name or user name you were given. Host
is the host address or the FTP server address.
Under the Connection tab in the Account Manager window, type in the Local and
Remote path information. Local is the location or path to be accessed on
your local hard drive. Remote is the location on the FTP server, the FTP
How to upload/Download Files
Once logged in and connected, you will see your local drive folders and files
on the left side and the remote site folders and files on the right side.
The upload and download buttons
in the middle between local and remote.
To upload files/folders: Open the directory where you will upload the files/folders under the Remote site. Hightlight the files/folders in the local site area. Click the Upload button to upload the file from local site to remote site.
To download files/folders: Open the directory where you will save the downloaded files/folders under the Local site. Hightlight the files/folders in the remote site area. Click the Download button to download the files/folders from remote site to local site.