Originally Posted by RDS Hosting
In your control panel go to the directory you wish to limit writing capability to set the file permissions (chmod) to 444. Some FTP clients like cute FTP allow you to chmod directories and files as well.
Thanks, I'll look into that. If I can set 444 for the entire folder, doing that may work well. (If I understand how things work correctly, setting the files within the folder to 444 wouldn't keep users from adding their own files to the folder. That's especially what I want to prevent.)