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LPoling
07-30-2007, 10:20 PM
I read one of your posts some time ago that said for a coustomer to be able to download from your website all you had to do is create a file upload to control panel then make a button with the same name.
Ok heres what I did. first I went to my control panel clicked on FTP Clicked on upload and uploaded the following file.
440409riley.mp3
Then to test it I hightlighted a word (download) and in the link space wrote www.yotrs.com/440409riley.mp3 (http://www.yotrs.com/440409riley.mp3) when I uploaded the test page and clicked on the button I got page not found. So I right clicked on button (the word download) and then clicked on save target to my computer. A window came up saying Explorer can not down load file and something like it couldn't find it.

navaldesign
07-30-2007, 11:08 PM
You have probably uploaded on the wrong folder, or there is some typo. Your links are correct as described.

LPoling
08-03-2007, 03:24 AM
I checked everything and everything is ok. But I noticed when I upload an MP3 and check it in my control it uploads the folder title but says it is empty.

willc
08-16-2007, 03:19 AM
Do you need to have site published in order to for dwnload button to wrk?
I get similar error. Firefox is looking at my hard drive for this file.

navaldesign
08-16-2007, 03:32 AM
Download means getting a file from somewhere on the internet down to your computer. So you cannot download anything (from your site) if your site doesn't exist.

kieron
08-27-2007, 02:35 PM
I have the same problem two:
I would like people to listen to some of the music for my game and, when it comes out, download the client but when I tried the links they said file not found or a blank screen would be displayed.
Is it ok to leave your files loose in your ftp account our must they be in a folder?

any way here are my links: please note: underscores look like spaces
http://www.everence-online.com/dark_realms.mp3
http://www.everence-online.com/choose_your_path.mp3

Are these links ok?

LPoling
11-18-2007, 03:20 PM
I Solved My problem by using the upload on the side panel. Also be sure you use .mp3 and do not captialize mp3 I fought of an hour trying to figure out why everything else was right but brouser could not find page. Then I noticed that the mp was captialized and changed it to small letters and it worked.
Larry