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How to change title of website while using firezilla?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by roccoobertinoo, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. roccoobertinoo

    roccoobertinoo Registered Member

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    Hey guys, so I have my website loaded up in firezilla. (sorry i don't know any specific terms, I'm extremely nooby when it comes to web design)
    And I want to change the site name that shows up in google. How do I do that? My host is dreamhost. Heres a screenshot of what I see.



    *sorry if this is this in the wrong section"
     
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  2. Asif WILSON Khan

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    Look for index.html and edit the following line
    <title>G**** C*** ** C**** C****/E*****/G*** H****</title>

    change the line between the title tags.

    Also your site is still in the image.
     
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    Look at the source code of your index.html. You will find something like this:

    <title> your current title </title>


    This should be somewhere at the beginning of the file, after <head> and before </head>

    Edit: Damn you W130SN lol
     
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    First of all that would be filezilla, not Firezilla. lol

    Ok the sitename folder is set up by dreamhost when you set up your domain in their control panel. If you want to change that name then you need to log into your dreamhost control panel to change it. You can create and/or rename any subfolders under the site folder using ftp if you want, but the site name has other settings associated with so to change that you will need to use the dreamhost panel.

    I don't think you will actually be able to change the name directly, but will rather need to set up another domain under the same host account and then use filezilla to move all the files and subfolders from the one site folder to the new one and then use the dreamhost panel to remove the unwanted site folder.

    This all assumes that you understand that you actually need to have registered the domain names and set the nameservers to your dreamhost account if you want any of it to work.

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    I just looked at the other replies made while I was typing.

    Looking at the screenshot the OP posted made me think he was wanting to change the actual site name on his server. LOL

    I think what you guys suggested might actually be what he's talking about though. Just changing the title of his main page is much simpler. :)
     
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  5. roccoobertinoo

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    Wow, noob move. Took the picture off, thanks lol.

    How do I edit the index.html
    When I hit view/edit it opens up a page on safari but barely has any text on it, just some of the contents on the website but thats it. + i can't did it
     
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    Use filezilla and download index.html from the server to your local computer, open up index.html with a text editor and make the changes, save, then use filezilla to upload it back to the server.

    Check YT for videos on how to use fillezilla.
    http://video.lmgtfy.com/?q=filezilla
    https://filezilla-project.org/
    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=edit+index.html+title
     
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  7. roccoobertinoo

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    Having trouble downloading the file. It saying the reason is "transferring". Looked it up, not sure what the problem is though, I actually almost messed up my whole website because something I read got me confused and I ended up deleting the index file.. Another noob move. Can someone come on Skype and help me out, please? Thanks
    skype - roccoobertinoo
     
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    Sorry Mate, I don't have time right now. Try these pages:
    http://wiki.dreamhost.com/FTP
    http://wiki.dreamhost.com/HTML_Basics
    http://wiki.dreamhost.com/Building_your_website
    http://wiki.dreamhost.com/Main_Page
    https://discussion.dreamhost.com/
    https://www.dreamhost.com/support/
     
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    You should be able to just grab the file in the filezilla remote site window and drag it to your desktop to download it, and then after you edit it you can just drag it back to the folder in the filezilla window to upload it again. That's all I usually do.

    You can also use the local site window within filezilla, but I mostly don't bother with it since it's just as easy to drag to my desktop or an open folder instead.

    If you're just dealing with one or a few files, sometimes its just as easy to use the host's control panel instead of filezilla. I usually use filezilla since it's a little quicker, but if your having trouble with it then the download manager in the host's cpanel or equivalent would probably be simpler than fighting with it. You can even use the online editor and just edit the file directly on the server that way. Just another option for you. :)
     
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