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Articles Tagged ‘ftp’

FTP Integration for Web Applications

Monday, December 11th, 2017 by Servage
FTPOn some websites, you need the ability to modify files stored on a web server. You might want to upload new files, rename them and download some to your computer. In general, there are two choices for implementing this: FTP or a file manager GUI embedded to a web page. This time we will focus on a hybrid solution between these two, which allows you to integrate an FTP client as part of a website. Method 1: net2ftp Let’s start with a rather old but de-facto web-based FTP client. net2ftp is indeed quite old and has not been updated since 2013. However, it has been the only viable solution for integrating FTP with ...

Synchronizing files between web servers

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 by Servage
syncMany applications handle files in a way or another. Support tickets attachments, profile pictures, forum posts and many other features require files to be stored on servers. Often the easiest way is to store them on the filesystem of a web server. If your website consists of multiple web servers, you must send the uploaded files to the other servers as well to keep them synchronized. Here are a few suggestions on how you can achieve that. Sending Files Using FTP FTP is available on most web hosting environments. FTP is simple to use in PHP and supports a wide variety of commands for file handling. Whenever one web server receives a file, you ...

Making FTP connections fun

Monday, November 12th, 2012 by Servage
Thankfully there is plenty of free software available for web development - so you can get the maximum out of your hosting account, without having to pay for many small pieces of great software. It's a wonderful world sometimes :-) You'll be loving the Cyberduck FTP client, which is free to use and provides all the necessary features to get going. Connecting to every server. With an easy to use interface, connect to FTP (File Transfer Protocol), SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer), WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning) and many others. A widely tested FTP (File Transfer Protocol) implementation for the best interoperability with support for FTP over secured SSL/TLS ...