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Adobe Dreamweaver

To connect to Temple's Web server using Adobe Dreamweaver use Adobe Dreamweaver MX 2004. Other versions of Dreamweaver do not provide the functionality or compatibility offered by MX 2004 or higher versions.

Before making a connection make sure you are a authorized webmaster to the website. To become a webmaster visit http://www.temple.edu/webform

Create a folder on your local machine where you can store your department's website. In this illustration we assume the folder is on the desktop. (Note: The folder can be saved anywhere on your local machine. Please DO NOT MOVE the folder once this setup is complete.)

Open Dreamweaver and from the top menu choose

Step 1

In the 'Manage Sites' box, click New... 
-Choose 'Site' 

Step 2

In the 'Site Defination' box enter the following: 

Site Name: Your Website Name (E.g. Computer Services)
Local root folder : Select the folder you created in Step 1 which should be on the desktop as per this illustration.(Note: The folder can be saved anywhere on your local machine. Please DO NOT MOVE the folder once this setup is complete.)

Step 3

Then Click on 'Remote Info' from the left hand tool bar. Enter the following: 

Access type: FTP 
FTP host: develop.temple.edu 
Host directory: name of your website  (E.g. /c3demo)
Login: AccessNet username 
Password: AccessNet password 

Check on the box that says "Use Secure FTP (SFTP)" 
Click the "TEST" button that is located to the right of the Login field 
This test should be successful. If not, please report any errors at webhelp@temple.edu
Click OK. 
Click Done.

Step 4

Click on the Expand/Collpase button, located on the right side of your screen, in the center.

Step 5

To see your website files on the development server, Click on the connect button, located center of your screen, in the top.

Step 6

On a successful connection you will see the following screenshot. The files on the left are on the development server and the files on the right are your local files. You can simply drag and drop to copy files from the development server to you local machine and vice versa. To go back to the local view click on Expand/Collapse.

Step 7

On a successful taansfer you will see all the files and folders for you website on the right (local view). Double click on the file you want to edit.

Step 8

Start editing and publishing. To upload files to the development server follow steps 5 & 6 and drag and drop files from the local side to the remote server site (Right to left).

Step 9

Please Note: All uploads will be done directly on Temple's development server. To make your site live use the File Transfer Utility.



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