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Can I edit my website without downloading it?
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If your plan has shell access you can telnet or SSH to your web directory. From there, you can use pico, vi, or emacs to edit your web pages.

Last updated: Feb 13, 2002.

User Post (2005-02-26 20:46:14 by luptonma)
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When you log in via ftp (or telnet or SSH) you should end up in /home/mysite.com and there will be a folder named mysite.com. Anything in this folder will be accessed by web browsers that point to http:\\www.mysite.com. So if your site is www.home1.com you should look in your home directory for a folder named home1.com and put index.html in there. If there is no such directory try creating one.

Max L.
User Post (2003-11-07 10:03:05 by jplummer)
When you telnet in, you are usually dropped into ~/username, your home directory. In general, the files for a site are found in ~/username/domain.ext
User Post (2002-11-07 06:56:11 by home1)
But where should I put the files? I use vi all the time, but where is "pubic_html"? If I edit an index.html from the shell in my home directory, it's not accessible from a browser... maybe I have to ftp first? I'll try that.