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  • Having troubles uploading/

    hello, sorry if this seems like a stupid question.... but it's a question none the less

    i am using Transmit to upload a website. I see two folders "cgi-bin and htdocs". I noticed that the 'under construction' gif was placed in the cgi-bin folder, so i deleted it and copied my website there. the website does not work! please help!

    thanks

  • #2
    I think... and may be corrected that cgi-bin is usually for email connected to the site?
    Is there not a main root directory?
    I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. ~ Kurt Cobain

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    • #3
      htdocs is the site root. The files should go in their not cgi-bin.

      If a www directory exists they should be placed in there rather then htdocs most likely.

      + htdocs/
      --+ index.html
      --+ about.html
      --+img/
      -----+construction.jpg
      Last edited by tZ; 07-09-2009, 11:27 PM.

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      • #4
        thanks alot. Always appreciated.

        I have uploaded it to the htdocs folder but i still get the animated gif saying under construction.

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        • #5
          what is inside the htdocs directory?

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          • #6
            the animated gifs were I believe. I deleted them!

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            • #7
              This may seem too simple... but have you tried refreshing or deleting your history and cookies to see if it's just your machine?
              Maybe test it on another computer?
              I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. ~ Kurt Cobain

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