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  1. RSolberg
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Would anyone mind helping a rookie?

    Ok, here I go. The last time I worked with building pages was Frontpage 2000. Now I must build a seminary portfolio and I may have jumped in over my head a bit with WP. I have uploaded the site but the one thing I can not figure out is uploading media files.

    I can upload simple pictures below 10MB, but how do I upload large files?

    I am using Bluehost, building using WP, MT Dark Theme. I tried Cyberduck but not web-smart enough to know what I am doing.

    Anyone have a little time to help?

    rtstoserve.org Raymond (In over his head)

  2. CustoThemes
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi,

    You could upload these directly to your host and then link them into your wordpress?

    Thanks

  3. 2ninerniner2
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Perhaps have a read through this:

    http://codex.wordpress.org/FTP_Clients

  4. RSolberg
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    CustomThemes: that is exactly what I would like to do, and I have tried for HOURS trying to get the URL right but it simply isn't working. I am doing something wrong.

    2ninerniner2: I read that file and having a mac I had to use Cyberduck. Again...I can't figure out what I am doing wrong with the FTP and Cyberduck connection.

    It seems in both cases I am not configuring the URLs correctly.

    Don't give up on me here guys...

  5. WPyogi
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    You need to ask your hosting company about any FTP issues - FTP is not part of WP - it also does not generally use the same access info as your WP site unless you happen to set it up to use the same info.

  6. 2ninerniner2
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Did you go through this?

    https://my.bluehost.com/cgi/help/ftpaccounts

    When you signed up at Bluehost, you will have received an email which includes your FTP account credentials.

    I just loaded up Cyberduck (CD) on one of my Macs to test and here's the scoop:

    Basically, there are 4 items you need:

    1 - Server = ftp.yourdomain.com
    2 - Port = 21
    3 - Username = the Username you use to log into the Bluehost cPanel
    4 - Password = the Password you use to log into the Bluehost cPanel

  7. RSolberg
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Bluehost is the site, unfortunately they list three third parties to help with the http://FTP....only one for MAC (Cyberduck), and as I already mentioned I am not getting along with it and I don;t see any other help available from them.

    If there are any further ideas, I'll keep checking back.

    THNX

  8. RSolberg
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    OK 2ninerniner2: that tutorial was very helpful...I missed that one. I am a huge step closer. Now that I have the ducky working...I need to know what to do with it. huge step closer... THNX

  9. 2ninerniner2
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Good to hear :) Please mark this as Resolved.

  10. RSolberg
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I chatted with bluehost folks...no help.

    Can I repeat my basic issue as I truly need some help:

    - MY php.ini is set to max. It is not my problem.
    - My file is uploaded to file manger on Bluehost. Thats not a problem.
    - Cyberduck seems to be working okay but I don't know what to do with it as my file is uploaded to FTP. I did reload the file onto the FTP site using CyberDuck to ensure it was done right.

    The problem:
    WP wont let me upload more than 10mb onto a page. So, how do I host a 38 MB audio file on Bluehost onto a page written by WP.

  11. 2ninerniner2
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    OK, but the original issue has been resolved, that is how to upload a file larger than 10MB.

    Now you want to play an audio file in a WP page. Please post a new topic with this question so that others may find by this topic ... and if you do a quick search on this forum for that, I do believe you will find the answer ;)

  12. RSolberg
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thnx 2nn2

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