September 29th, 2010, 10:46 AM
Drop files into a folder with using an ftp client?
I seem to recall a URL syntax that would allow one to log in to a folder on one's website (using a browser) and drag files into it via ftp. Is this still possible, and if so what is the proper syntax? It is or was SOMETHING like (or maybe not...):
September 29th, 2010, 11:59 AM
It depends on the browser. As far as I know, most browsers (IE and FF at least) don't support FTP uploading out-of-the-box, although they do support browsing and downloading from FTP servers. Windows Explorer does support uploads, and the syntax is as you described it, although I'm not sure about the ;type= part. There are extensions for Firefox that will add FTP uploading as well, I don't think there are any for IE.
September 29th, 2010, 02:51 PM
With IE8, if you navigate to the FTP server, click on Page at the far right and select "Open FTP Site in Windows Explorer"... with IE6, I believe, it automatically opens as Windows Explorer.
Originally Posted by E-Oreo
Hadn't heard of the type part before...
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