How To Upload Your Website Using Dreamweaver

How To Upload Your Website Using Dreamweaver

Adobe Dreamweaver is a powerful text editor and is packed with useful features that makes the lives of web developers easier. For persons who builds their websites using Dreamweaver you may want to be able to upload your changes right from the application instead of using another FTP program. This guide will show you how to upload your website or pages to your hosted server.

Step 1. Log Into Your cPanel (Your hosting panel or dashboard)

dreamweaver upload

Step 2. Go To Your File Manager

dreamweaver upload

Step 3. Create The Folder You Want To Upload Your Files To

dreamweaver upload

Step 4. Go To Your FTP Accounts On The Dashboard

dreamweaver upload

Step 5. Create FTP Account

To create the FTP account to link to the folder you can choose a username that matches the name of the folder. For example our folder name is demo and as you see below, our username is also demo. You can choose any username you want and it will still work. But for simplicity it is best to use the name of the folder. The important part of this form is to ensure that the Directory matches the path to the folder you want to upload your files to.

dreamweaver upload

Step 6. In Dreamweaver, Select ” New Site” In The Drop-down Menu

dreamweaver upload

Step 7. Enter a Site Name And Select A Local Folder To Save Your Files

dreamweaver upload

Step 8. Click On Servers Tab And Select “Add New Server”

dreamweaver upload

Step 9. Get The Details From Your FTP Page On Your CPanel

dreamweaver upload

Step 10. Enter The Credentials into Dreamweaver

10

Step 11. Click On “Test” To See If The Connection Will Be Successful

You should see the message below if the connection is successful. If not, double check that the information you put in is correct. Ensure that your password is also correct. If the problem persist, reset your password in the CPanel.

11

Step 12. Click “Save”

dreamweaver upload

Step 13. Create A Test File And Save It To The Local Folder You Created

After saving the file it should appear in the section shown below under local files. Use the “Put file(s) to Remote Server” button to upload the files to the server.

dreamweaver upload

Step 14. Test To See Everything Worked By Visiting The URL To The File In Your Browser

dreamweaver upload

As you can see, everything worked! If you get stuck or find it difficult, leave a comment below and we will help you out with your problem. If I left out anything important or you have a shorter way of doing this please leave a comment below also.

Categories: Software, Tutorials

About Author

Darren Beckford

A young entrepreneur who is dedicated to the development of advanced and useful technological systems. Growing up in the city of Montego Bay I was a lover of mathematics, problem solving, aviation, finance, technology and business.

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*