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Setting up FTP

To be able to access photos hosted at an FTP site, you'll need to set up FTP in Open Live Writer

You will need the following information:

  • FTP Host name -- usually
  • User name -- usually your ftp user name
  • Password -- FTP password
  • Path of the publishing folder: -- often /html/images but can be any folder. Note, you can get this from OpenLiveWriter once you have enterd the above information.
  • Web address of the publishing folder: -- often http://www.hostname.domain/images/

Once you have these, you can enter the settings by going to:

  • Click on Blog Account
  • Then click on Blog Options
  • Click on Pictures
  • Click on the FTP site:
  • Then fill in the information you have already gathered.