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Setting up Dreamweaver

Macromedia Dreamweaver is a powerful WYSIWYG website development tool which is supported by all Dollarhost hosting services. It offer an intuitive environment for building cross-platform sites that generates HTML code neatly and efficiently. Dreamweaver is a favorite of multimedia designers, since it easily integrates with other Macromedia applications, like Flash and Shockwave.

This tutorial will guide you through the first steps of configuring Dreamweaver to connect to your Dollarhost server and using Dreamweaver to upload your files to the server. To follow this tutorial you will need to have your Dollarhost Member ID and password, a copy of Macromedia Dreamweaver installed on your computer and an internet connection.



If you are using DH Starter, view this tutorial.







If you are using DH Starter Plus, DH Unix Plus, DH Unix Pro or Ultra Web Hosting, view this tutorial.











I. DH Starter Dreamweaver Publishing Tutorial

Recommended Software: Dreamweaver MX

Start the Dreamweaver software and select "Define Sites..." in the Site menu.

In the Define Sites window click "New..."

In the Site Definition for Unnamed Site 1 window under the Local Info category, define your Site Name and click "OK". The Site Name is a name used to name this connection profile.

Under the Remote Info category select "FTP" as your Access Method.

Define your Site Remote Info as follows and click "OK".

FTP Host: ftp.yourdomain.com
Host Directory: /
Login: (your Dollarhost Admin ID)
Password: (your password)

(passwords and IDs are case sensitive)

Select "Open Site" in the Site menu and select your site which you've just defined.

This will bring up your site connection window.

Select "Connect" in the Site menu to connect to your server.

Once the connection with your server is established, you will see files listed under your Remote Site which represents the files on your server and files listed under the Local Folder which represents the files on your computer. To upload files from your computer to the server, select the files in your Local Folder and click the up arrow icon.

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II. DH Starter Plus, DH Unix Plus, DH Unix Pro or Ultra Web Hosting Dreamweaver Tutorial.

Recommended Software: Dreamweaver MX

Start the Dreamweaver software and select "Define Sites..." in the Site menu.

In the Define Sites window click "New..."

In the Site Definition for Unnamed Site 1 window under the Local Info category, define your Site Name and click "OK". The Site Name is a name used to name this connection profile.

Under the Remote Info category select "FTP" as your Access Method.

Define your Site Remote Info as follows and click "OK".

FTP Host: ftp.yourdomain.com
Host Directory: /var/www/html/
Login: (your Dollarhost Admin ID)
Password: (your password)

(passwords and IDs are case sensitive)

Select "Open Site" in the Site menu and select your site which you've just defined.

This will bring up your site connection window.

Select "Connect" in the Site menu to connect to your server.

Once the connection with your server is established, you will see files listed under your Remote Site which represents the files on your server and files listed under the Local Folder which represents the files on your computer. To upload files from your computer to the server, select the files in your Local Folder and click the up arrow icon.

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If you require additional assistance, please feel free to contact our customer service team: https://www.dollarhost.com/ContactUs/

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