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Making Your eBooks Available for Immediate Download


Making Your eBooks Available for Immediate Download

To make your eBook available for download you need to upload your eBook's EXE output file (if you're using a compiler like Activ eBook Compiler), or eBook's PDF (if you're using Adobe Acrobat.) to your web space. You will need to either use an FTP program, or use the your web site's web-based control panel.
binary mode.

The 2 most popular FTP programs are WS_FTP and CuteFTP and you can download them both from zdnet. Enter the name of the program in the search form at this URL: http://www.zdnet.com/downloads/

Or go directly:
For detailed instructions on using CuteFTP you can look our free tutorial on using CuteFTP.


Paths & URLs

Say the EXE file is C:\FirstSet\MyFirstBook.exe.

Say your web site is http://www.yoursite.com/.

You might upload this to a subdirectory on your web site. For example if you uploaded to the ebook subdirectory, the URL of the download would be http://www.yoursite.com/ebook/MyFirstBook.exe.

You can then create web pages that link to download the eBook, using HTML like this:

<A HREF=http://www.yoursite.com/ebook/MyFirstBook.exe>Download Now!</A>

If you use a graphical HTML editor, you may simply need to type in the URL for a link to the downloadable file - in this example: http://www.yoursite.com/ebook/thebook.exe


Points to watch out for
  1. Perform an anti-virus scan before uploading eBooks to your web site. You don't want to risk giving your customers a virus!

  2. Always upload in binary mode.

  3. Always use the correct case (upper or lower) in your links, most web servers are case sensitive.

  4. After you think that you've finished - always double check your downloads work as intended!






   

 
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