Using Fetch in Macintosh OS 9 to upload your MAIN subscriber Website
If you have a MAIN dialup account, these are the directions you follow in order to put your web pages on MAIN's server. Before you begin uploading, make sure you have your website page(s) ready and are connected to the internet. Make sure that your home page file is named EXACTLY:
(make sure all the letters are lower case!)
Also, contact the Account Manager at MAIN to have your subscriber web page space activated:
For some software and tips to help in creating your webpages click here.
Uploading files with Fetch is relatively easy. The free software is available by clicking here.
Once you have the software installed, double-click on the application's icon. Then click on File and go down and click on New Connection. You will be presented with a dialog box similare to the one pictured below.
- In the Host field, enter the part of your email address that comes after the "@" symbol. For example, the example email address is firstname.lastname@example.org; so we enter "buncombe.main.nc.us" in the Host field. You would enter your own username and county.
- Enter the part of your email address that comes before the "@" in your email address into the User ID field. In this case that would be "username".
- Enter the same password you would normally enter to access your MAIN account into the Password field.
- In the Directory field, leave it blank.
- Click "OK."
NEXT: Your Web Space