In this screencast I move my own personal website from my old live FTP editing ways to a proper version controlled system including deployment. I haven’t had much experience with this, so forgive me if it’s a bit rough.
We start by moving the live website local, including bringing all the files down and copying the database. Then we set up a Git repository in Beanstalk and push it all up to that. Then we give Beanstalk our FTP credentials … Read article “#109: Getting off FTP and onto Git Deployment with Beanstalk”