Website Server Connect thru Dreamweaver
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.
(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
FTP host: iweb.tntech.edu (www.tntech.edu if you are managing a department site)
Select the Test button and you should receive a message saying this was successful
Select the Done button
Connect to the server under the files area on the right
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
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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