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Uploading Your Web Pages Using Macromedia DreamWeaver MX 2004

Setup Procedure

You will only have to do this setup procedure once to set up DreamWeaver to use your FTP account.
  1. Click on the Site menu and select Manage Sites...

  2. Click on the New... button and choose Site

  3. Be sure the Basic tab is selected, and Editing Files is also selected. Type in a name to describe your web site connection.

  4. On the next screen, choose No, I do not want to use server technology. and click the Next button at the bottom of the screen.

  5. Select the first option to upload your web page to the server when ready. This way, you can work on your web site offline and upload the changes when you are done editing.

    Click on the folder next to the box below Where on your computer do you want to store your files? and navigate to the folder you have your web site files in. If you haven't started one yet, navigate to a folder to put the new folder in, and then type at the end of the text in the box a name for the new folder. Click the Next button when you're done.

  6. Now fill in your FTP information:

    1. In the top box How do you connect to your remote server?, click on the button next to the box and choose FTP.

    2. For What is the hostname or FTP address of your Web Server? type in ftp.mydomain.com (replace mydomain.com with your actual domain name).

    3. For What is your FTP login: type your actual domain name (such as mydomain.com for example).

    4. Type in your password for What is your FTP password: and be sure the box next to Save is checked if you want the program to remember your password so you don't have to type it in at each connect. Click the Next button when done.

  7. If only you are going to be useing the web site then select No, do not enable check in and check out.

Uploading Your Files:

From the File Menu, select Save to Remote Server... From there you can update your web site.

 


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