HCDE532 » Setting Up Your Server Space
Let’s set up your Project Folders & your Web Server!
Step One: Activate Your Account
First, you will need to activate your account on the University of Washington’s Shared Web Hosting Server:
See Also: Manage Your Account | University of Washington
Once you have activated your account, you will need to figure out what your Server Name and STFP Address will be.
See Also: Website URL Reference | University of Washington
Step Two: Set Up Your Local Files
Second, set up your local files in a folder called “HCDE598” on your hard drive:
Step Three: Set Up Your Site Info in Dreamweaver
Let’s go ahead and set up a new server in Dreamweaver!
Start by opening your site manager by going to Sites > Manage Sites.
There, you will then need to create a new site:
Once you have created a new site, you will need to input your site’s information.
Chose your HTML folder in your HCDE532 folder as your local folder and save:
Set up a new remote server:
Define your remote login information and connect to your account:
- Web Development Environments | University of Washington
- Moving Files Using Secure FTP | University of Washington
You should now see your local and remote files in Dreamweaver’s file manager:
See Also: Managing Your Websites with Dreamweaver | WEB200 | Premium Design Works
Congrats!! You now have a working web server. Next, let’s create and post our first web page.