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How do I connect and upload via FTP with Dreamweaver ?

FTP in Dreamweaver:

Step 1:
Open DreamWeaver MX. Click on Site and choose New Site.

Step 2:
Click on the Advanced Tab. For site name, enter a phrase that describes your site. Dreamweaver will choose a local root folder for you. Also, enter your HTTP address and click on the Remote Info category.

Step 3:
Change Access to FTP. Then enter your FTP Host which is your domain name (yourdomain.com) or your server's IP. For Host Directory, please type in public_html. Then enter your login name and password.

Step 4:
Still on the same screen, place a check in Automatically upload files to the server on save.

Step 5:
Click on the connect to remote site button.

Step 6:
Make sure the second drop down reads Remote View. You will see a list of files in your public_html folder.

Step 7:
DoubleClick any file, edit it, and choose save. Dreamweaver will automatically update it on the server.

Step 8:
Should you ever add images or other files that need to be upload, select local view from the site drop down.

Step 9:
Select the files that need uploading and click the PUT button (up arrow).
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