Open Dreamweaver. You can create a new page, open an existing project or just to make a connection to already published web site. The first step you have to do is to define your site in Dreamweaver. Select "Site" and click on "New site" option:
When the Site Definition window appears, please select the Advanced -> Local Info category:
In the Site name field, enter you site name of your choice. Specify the path to the root folder of your site components stored on your local disk storage.
Enable Refresh local files list automatically and Enable cache option.
In the HTTP Address field, enter the URL that your remote Web site will use.
Please click on Remote info category:
Choose access method to be FTP.
Look at your Control Panel - Hosting Accounts for the following Information:
FTP HOST or domain name :
Host directory - leave empty.
Unchecked "Use Passive mode". - Very Important!!!
When you have done setting your preferences, just click OK and that will complete your setup.
Choose your site from the list menu located on the top left corner and click on the button to connect to remote server. From the right list menu you can choose to browse your file either on your local storage or on the remote server. Select a file or directory which you wish to upload and click on the arrow pointing upward. Or if you want to download file or directory you should your other arrow button.
Last update: 2006-08-31 13:01