How do I publish my website using my web host's File Manager?
File Manager is a web based tool that allows you to publish files to your website, this tool works with the iPhone, iPad and desktop devices.

You should be able to locate the link to your website's File Manager from the web host control panel. Please get in touch with your web host provider for more details.

If you're uploading from an iOS device, please reference the step-by-step video tutorial at

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  • Launch HTML Egg 2
  • Export your web page to source files
  • The source files consist of your HTML file and a folder with photos and scripts used in the design
Step-by-step instructions for exporting web design to HTML

iOS Edition

Mac Edition
Launch your web browser and navigate to your web host's File Manager.
Open your file folder structure and navigate to the web publishing folder, this is the folder containing all the existing HTML files for your website.

Most web hosts designate "public_html" as the web publishing folder.
Upload the HTML file for your web page. If you are making an update to an existing page, please choose replace to override existing file.
Upload the component files folder for your web page, this folder contains photos and media scripts used on the page.

This folder has the same name as the HTML file.
The following applies to the Mac Edition only:
If this is your first time publishing files to your website, please also upload the “helper_frameworks” folder, this is required for proper page layouts. You only need to upload this folder once per website.
  • Launch your web browser
  • Refresh your website to review newly uploaded page
Sometimes newly published changes do not immediately show up due to browser cache. Closing and restarting the browser as well as rebooting the device may help. You can also try checking on a different browser if one is available.

Similar to desktop browsers, browser cache can also be cleared from iOS devices, for instructions on clearing website history and old browser data from Safari on an iOS device, please see