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Dreamweaver CS6: Publish your website

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:

  1. Define a Site — Tells Dreamweaver where to find the files for your website on your computer and how to connect to your hosting account.
  2. 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 find information about any of these settings, see FTP: How to upload files.

To Publish Your Website with Dreamweaver CS6

  1. From the Site menu, select New Site.

  2. Enter a Site Name, and then select your Local Site Folder.

  3. Click Servers, and then click Add new Server.

  4. 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.
    • Username — Enter your hosting account's user name.
    • Password — Enter your hosting account's password.
    • Root Directory — Enter the directory for the domain name you want to use.
    • Web URL — Enter your website's URL.
  5. From the Files window, select the files or folders to publish, and then click Put Files.

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