Deploying a Visual Studio 2010 Web Site Project to Our web Server using FTP

Authoring Tools > Visual Studio 2010/2012
The following instructions apply only to Web Site Projects.  For Web Application projects, please see this Knowledge Base article.
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To publish your web site using the Copy Web Site feature:
  • Open the web project to be deployed in Visual Studio 2010.
  • Go to Web Site -> Copy Web Site. The Copy Web tab will show the Source Web site and the Remote Web site.
  • Click the "Connect" button. The "Open Web Site" window will pop up.
  • Select FTP Site.
  • Enter the following values:
    • Server: full ftp address
    • Port: 21
    • Directory: site1   OR  [name of the remote directory to copy to; ex: /site1/app1]
    • Passive Mode: checked*
    • Anonymous Login: unchecked, and enter your login information.
      * Note that passive mode may not be compatible with some home network routers or modems. If you have difficulty connecting, try switching passive mode off.
  • Click "Open."
  • Select the files you want to copy from the Source Web site list.
  • Use the arrow buttons in the middle to copy the selected files from source to remote web site.
  • Log into Control Panel and enable the directory as a web application root.