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FTP Setup Using Dreamweaver 8


How do I setup Dreamweaver 8 for FTP?


  1. Open up a file in Dreamweaver or select to create a New File.
  2. Select Site | Manage Sites



  3. Select the name of the site and click Edit



  4. This will show the site's Local Info.



  5. Select Remote Info.
The following settings should be entered:
  • Access: FTP
  • FTP host:
  • Host directory: public_html/
  • Login: username
  • Password: ********
  • Check the Save box next to password
  • Use passive FTP should be marked


  • Click the Test button



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