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  Adobe GoLive 6 - Microsoft Windows

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Key Settings:

The Host Address is ftp://users.ispname.com.  There is no initial directory.  You will be asked to logon when you try to connect.  This will take you to your web folder to which you can upload your website material.  The login is your regular dial-up login used to connect to the Internet.  The format is username@ispname.com with your regular password.

The actual website address will be http://users.ispname.com/username with your username you use to connect to the Internet (without @ispname.com).  This is where your friends would go using a browser to see your website.

 

  Configuring Adobe GoLive 6 to connect to your personal web page:

This tutorial will show you the very basic configurations of Adobe GoLive 5 for our servers.  It then shows you how to use transfer (upload & download) your web material to and from our servers.  This section explains how to configure Adobe GoLive 6 to connect to our server.

Launch Adobe GoLive 6

On the Toolbar, click Edit and select Servers from the menu.

 

The Available Servers window appears.

Click the New Item icon.

 

Now you're able to enter the information necessary to access your web page.

Nickname  =  enter a name for your personal web page.  Be distinctive so as to not confuse with any others you may create.
Server  =  enter the FTP server address.  It follows this formula:  ftp://users.ispname.com.
Directory  =  Leave this blank.  Your username and password will allow you to log in to the correct directory.
Username  =  enter your dial-up username.  It follows this formula:  username@ispname.com.  Be sure to include the domain tag @ispname.com.

If you'd like to enter and save your password, click Save.

Password  =  enter the password of your Internet connection.

Important:  passwords are case sensitive.  Ensure your Caps Lock is disabled.

Click OK when finished.

 

The following windows should appear.

In the FTP Browser frame (smaller window), click Connect.

 

Transferring your material to our server for viewing on the Internet:

Upon successful connection, all the files and folders on our server should appear in the FTP Browser window.

In the example below, the site window has only one file called index.html.

Dragging & dropping the file from the site window into the FTP Browser window will upload the file to your web folder on our server allowing people to view it.  Wait for the transmission to finish.  Once done, use a web browser such as Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer to view the website from the Internet.

Dragging & dropping files and pictures from the FTP Browser window to your site window will download the files to your computer.

These are the basics.  For intermediate and advanced website design information, we suggest searching the Internet or the computer section of your local bookstore.  Adobe's website would be a good resource as well.  There are lots of good educational resources covering all aspects of web design and programming.

 

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