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Connecting to Department Site with DreamWeaver CC 2018

These instructions will demonstrate how to connect your department website with DreamWeaver CC 2018.

How to Connect Your Department Website with DreamWeaver CC 2018

  1. After launching DreamWeaver, look for the File tab on the right side of the page. Screenshot of the Files tab in Dreamweaver with a red box around the Files tab, a red box around the drop down menu, and a red arrow pointing towards the drop down menu.
  2. Click on the drop down menu and click on Manage Sites... Screenshot of the Dreamweaver drop down menu with a red box around the Manage Sites... option and red arrow pointing towards the Manage Sites...  option.
  3. A new window will appear, click on New SiteScreenshot of the Manage Site window in DreamWeaver with a red box around the New Site button and a red arrow pointing towards the New Site button.
  4. Enter in the name for your website, and select the folder on your local computer that contains the relevant website files (this folder does not have to be an exact replica of the folder on the server and can even be empty). Click on Save. Screenshot of the Site Setup for Department Website window with a red box around the Save button and a red arrow pointing towards the Save button.
  5. Make sure your website folder is selected under the Files tab, and click on Define Servers. Screenshot of the Dreamweaver Files tab with a red box around the Define Servers button and a red arrow pointing towards the Define Servers button.
  6. In the Site Setup for (Name of File Folder) window click on the + button. Screenshot of the Site Setup for Department Website window with a red box around the + button and a red arrow pointing towards the + button.
  7. Fill out the following information in this window: Screenshot of the Site Setup for Department Website window with a red box around the Save button and a red arrow pointing towards the Save button.

    Server Name: This is just an internal name for your server, it can be whatever you like. 
    Connect using: SFTP
    SFTP Address: prodweb.unr.edu
    Authentication: Username and Password: 

    Username: NetID
    Password: NetID password 

    Root Directory: /department_folder
    Web URL: https://www.unr.edu/department/

  8. Once this is completed, click Save

 

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