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How do I put my PHP files on my Web Host?

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Question: How do I put my PHP files on my Web Host?
You followed the tutorials and have started making PHP programs, but now you need to know how to add them to your web hosting so the world can see them!
Answer: The most common way to transfer files from your computer to your web account is to use FTP. FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. You can freely move files between your computer and your web host. Although some hosts offer web based FTP programs, most people choose to install an FTP program on their computer. These programs can vary in the features that they offer, but there are may good free programs available for you to use.

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