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wrong IP address & ?? about transfer window (4 posts)

  • Started 11 years ago by Julie Quarles
  • Latest reply 11 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • Julie Quarles Member

    I've had a LOT of issues with my new Mac Mini (Lion), I've upgraded to iWeb 11 & Fetch 5.7.3 that I've been trying to resolve in order to update my poor, neglected website. Turns out one of the BIG problems is that my Fetch shortcut has an old IP address in it. Oops! I don't know how that happened! How do I change it to the new/correct one? Next question: In your tutorial, "Using Fetch with iWeb", step 12 says "In the transfer window, open the folder where you want to put your website files. You can change to a different folder by double-clicking on its icon." This is VERY confusing to me. Exactly which file should this be? I used to "PUT" all my files into the index file. Is that where it goes or does it go somewhere else like the folder ? Also I think there's a mistake in one of the folders because there's an _ (underscore) after the / . It just doesn't look right. Should I delete it? If I do, what will replace it? This is a mess! Thanks, Julie

    Posted 11 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator


    To edit a shortcut (e.g. to change an IP address):

    1. Choose "Show Shortcuts" from the Shortcuts menu
    2. Select the shortcut you want to edit
    3. Choose "Edit Shortcut…" from the Shortcuts menu
    4. Make the changes you want and click OK

    As for your second question, the name of the folder where you should put your website files varies from one web hosting company to another. If there's a folder named "", and that's the name of your website, it's a good guess that your files should go into that folder. But to be sure you should ask your web hosting company.

    Finally, you asked about a folder with a name that starts with an underscore. I would not delete it. It probably is not doing any harm.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 11 years ago #

  • Julie Quarles Member

    This is going to sound stupid BUT I have to ask anyway! Where do I put the IP address? Does it go in the "Path" spot when I'm editing?

    Posted 11 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    It goes in the Hostname field.

    Posted 11 years ago #


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