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how to create a link on website pointing to ftp server and opening up the ftp with windows explorer

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how to create a link on website pointing to ftp server and opening up the ftp with windows explorer
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by:arnold
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You can use an <a href="ftp://ftpsite/"> FTP</a> however, you can not control the behavior of the browser on the other side.  
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by:rmoore06
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I am not a website deisgner.  Where is this code inputed.  Right now I have a link to a ftp site ftp:69.etc. Is this code put in after the the link.  Thanks in advance
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<a href="ftp://someurl.com/pub"> Click Here to go to FTP site</a>
Place the above in its entirety where you want the link to appear.
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<a href="ftp://someurl.com/pub"> Click Here to go to FTP site</a>


My link on my page is called  "LOG IN".  I can change the link to what ever I want it to point too..  Do I put the whole line thats above or just  "ftp://192.168.1.1/pub" or "ftp://forevermoore.com/pub".  All I have is a ip address for the FTP site.
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