Locally Connecting

Define Site

For file management, it is good idea to “Define Site”.

With DreamWeaver open go to the menu bar and click

  1. Site>Manage Sites>New>Site
  2. Click on the Advanced Tab
  3. Enter the following information: 
    • Site name: type the site name of your choosing
    • Local Root Folder: \\people\people\username (such as \\people\people\bdole)
      • Back slash key ( \ ) is located near [Backspace] key 
    • Default Images Folder: \\people\people\folder\images (such as \\people\people\bdole\images)
    • HTTP Address:  http://people.cornellcollege.edu/username (such as http://people.cornellcollege.edu/bdole)
    • Deselect (uncheck) “Enable Cache” check box. 
  4. Click on [OK].  Click on [Done]. 

Your site map should show up in in the Folder List at the right.  

Remote Connecting

You will set up a Dreamweaver FTP site to access your site from home. You will need a copy of Dreamweaver MX and an internet connection.

1. Open Dreamweaver and go to Site, then select the Manage Sites tab.

2. Click New and choose FTP/RDS server.

3. You will get a message about not being able to perform sitewide operations. Read the message and click OK.

4. Fill out the Configure Server box as below. Use your user name and password.

*** For personal sites you would use
ftp-people.cornellcollege.edu as the host and enter your user name in the home directory. For example,cornell-college\j-doe or for faculty cornell-college\tjefferson.

5. You are now connected!