Website Server Connect thru Dreamweaver

06Mar09

by Stacey Plant

Select Site from the top menu bar….select New Site

Select the Advanced tab

Under the Local Info Category give the name of the site.

Ex: MyiWeb

Dreamweaver Site Definition screen capture

Dreamweaver Site Definition screen capture

(You are setting up a file structure for the same website files on your local computer that will be on the live server. You will work on the files here and then publish updated files to the server for display on the Web.)

Local root folder:  Select the folder on your computer you wish to store these files

Select Remote Info under the category column on the left

Select the drop-down menu next to Access and choose FTP

dreamweaver site definition advanced tab screen capture

dreamweaver site definition advanced tab screen capture

FTP host: iweb.tntech.edu  (www.tntech.edu if you are managing a department site)

Login: ttu\username

Password: ******

Select the Test button and you should receive a message saying this was successful

Dreamweaver connection verification screen capture

Dreamweaver connection verification screen capture

Select OK

Select the Done button

Connect to the server under the files area on the right

dreamweaver file panel screen capture

dreamweaver file panel screen capture

Highlight the root folder /username/

Select the green down arrow to download the entire site onto your computer.

Select the drop-down menu that says Remote view and change to Local view

You can work on any of these files (notice they are green, green is for local files) and then Put Files by highlighting the file and selecting the blue up arrow

dreamweaver file panel put operation screen capture

dreamweaver file panel put operation screen capture

this puts the updated file on the server and is live on the Web.

Test the Webpage through several different browsers. Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari

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One Response to “Website Server Connect thru Dreamweaver”

  1. 1 Todd

    Excellent – to the point – worked great


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