How to set up Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 for UNI Web Hosting

1. Launch Adobe Dreamweaver CS3. You will get the welcome screen as pictured below. If you do not get the welcome screen, go to the Site menu and choose New Site…

Adobe Dreamweaver start screen.

2. Enter a name for your new Dreamweaver site to help you distinguish it from any others you might have previously set up. Then enter the URL for your site. For UNI Web Hosting, it should look like: http://www.uni.edu/username. Then click Next.

Adobe Dreamweaver site definition.

3. Choose No, I do not want to use a server technology, and click Next.

Site definition to select no server technology.

4. Select Edit local copies on my machine, then upload to server when ready (recommended). Pick a place on your hard drive to store the local files, we recommend some place in your Documents folder where you can easily find
them. Then click Next.

Site definition to copy local files on computer.

5. Set up the connection according to the following settings.

Adobe Dreamweaver, setting up your site sharing files.

6. Click on the Test Connection button.

Testing the remote server connection.

7. You will get a message box telling you that you successfully connected. Then click OK.

Sucessful connection message

8. Now click Next to move to the next screen.

9. Select No, do not enable check in and check out. Then click Next.

Checking files before you edit.

10. You will then get a summary screen showing you the details of your newly configured site. Click Done.

Adobe Dreamweaver site definition summary.

11. You’ll then be back to the Dreamweaver welcome screen. On the right hand side, you’ll notice your new site appears. Click the Connect button to connect to the UNI Web Hosting Service.

Connecting to your server

12. Dreamweaver will then connect to you site and the view will change to a remote view of your files on the UNI Web Hosting server. From here you can open them to edit, add new ones, or download them to your computer.

Remote view of the server.

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