Definition of uploading and downloading files
Upload- To transfer a file or files from your own computer to another computer. For instance, you might transfer a file from your home PC to the Yahoo computer that stores your Web Hosting files.
Download- To transfer a file from another computer to your own. You might download a file from your Web Hosting account to your home PC.
If you need to upload or download files to or from your Web Hosting account, the fastest way to do this is via FTP. To figure out if this method is right for you, learn more about how to use FTP.