After building your website with Adobe Dreamweaver®, you can publish it to your hosting account.
Publishing your website with Dreamweaver CS5 requires you to complete two tasks:
- Define a “Site” — Tells Dreamweaver where to find the files for your website on your computer and how to connect to your hosting account
- Put Your Files — Moves your “Site’s” files from your computer to your hosting account, making them accessible to visitors going to your domain name in a Web browser
Publishing Your Website with Dreamweaver CS5
- From the Site menu, select New Site.
- Enter a Site Name, and then select your Local Site Folder.
- Click Servers, and then click Add new Server.
- Complete the following fields, and then click Save:
- Server Name — Enter a name for this server connection.
- Connect Using — Select FTP.
- FTP Address — Enter your hosting account’s primary domain name. For example, coolexample.com. For more information, see Manage hosting account domains.
- Username — Enter your hosting account’s user name. For more information, see Find your FTP login/username.
- Password — Enter your hosting account’s password. For more information, see Reset your FTP username and password.
- Root Directory — Enter the directory for the domain name you want to use. For more information, see What is my website’s root directory?.
- Web URL — Enter your website’s URL.
- From the File menu, select the files or folders to publish, and then click Put Files.
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