Search box help

Half way through creating resultspage and am asked for FTP Host, Host Directory and a whole bunch of other incomprehensible stuff (to someone like me) . . . can you shed any light? I did put the login and password I use to upload pages to my site with ftp but that only gave an ftp connection error message.

Urgently need to create this Search option for the website . . . please help.

Many thanks,