Thursday, November 25, 2010

How to connect to FTP with a web browser?

There are a few ways to connect by FTP to a host. The easiest way is using Internet Explorer which has the best ftp support.

In order to connect by FTP with your browser, you should just use the following address:

However, if your FTP user to connect is similar to then you will have to URL encode it like this:

In the above case it is important to note what the FTP username is:

This address is URL-encoded and comes from where @ has been substituted with %40, which is the ASCII code for @.

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