Publishing Your Website with Dreamweaver CS6
After building your website with Adobe Dreamweaver®, you can publish it to your hosting account. Publishing your website with Dreamweaver CS6 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.
To Publish Your Website with Dreamweaver CS6
- 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 Managing Your Hosting Account Domains.
- Username — Enter your hosting account's user name. For more information, see Finding Your Hosting/FTP Login or User Name.
- Password — Enter your hosting account's password. For more information, see Resetting Your Hosting Account (FTP/Panel) Password or Changing Its Username.
- 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 Files window, select the files or folders to publish, and then click Put Files.
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