FPT referred to as File Transfer Protocol is used to transfer files across the Internet and is the easiest and most secure way to connect to the server.There are various FTP search engine to find and download files from the web server,similarly their are ways to build your own ftp client.
There are some best free FTP clients for windows and mac but if you want to built your own ftp software client then here is a way to do it.This process is free and won’t cost anything except some time!
PhpWebFTP is a free script which helps to set up the FTP client on the web server,basically phpWebFTP makes a FTP connection from your web server to the FTP server and then transfers the files. You have to download their free FTP client script and install it on your own server or website.This script has Very easy to use and has a user-friendly FTP client type interface.
Here are some of the quality features on PhpWebFtp set up script :
WAP FTP client :
There is also a WAP version of the phpWebFTP for mobile phones which enables you to upload and download files from your mobile phone using FTP,you don’t need to install or set up anything,just visit PhpWapFTP site and you can start uploading/downloading files.
Building Web FTP client :
To build this FTP web client using this script is easy, make sure you have apache web server with PHP version 4.3.0 and higher.
1. Download PHPWebFTP Script,now just unzip the downloaded script and upload the whole folder onto your web server.
2. Change the permission of the temporary directory present in the script (which is uploaded to the web server,e.g. chmod 777 tmp).
3. Open the config.inc.php (Configuration file) and modify according to your needs. ( Check Doc pages for modifications)
Just update the files and your web FP client is up!