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How to Create a New Website Using Dreamweaver

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Dreamweaver MX Through Dreamweaver CS4 Had a Very Similar Site Setup Wizard
Adobe Dreamweaver CS4

Adobe Dreamweaver CS4

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This tutorial is designed to help you create a new website definition in Dreamweaver. It is intended for use by people using the following versions of Dreamweaver:

  • Dreamweaver MX
  • Dreamweaver MX 2004
  • Dreamweaver 8
  • Dreamweaver CS3
  • Dreamweaver CS4

If you are using Dreamweaver CS5 or Dreamweaver CS5.5, then you should use this tutorial instead to set up a Dreamweaver site: Create a New Site in Dreamweaver CS5

This tutorial will take you step-by-step through how to create a new site definition in Dreamweaver. If you would like to skip ahead the steps are listed here:

  1. Start the Site Definition Wizard
  2. Name Your New Site
  3. Define Any Server Technologies
  4. Where You Edit Your Files
  5. How You Access Your Files (locally, FTP, WebDAV, etc.)
  6. Test Your Server Connection
  7. Set Up Version Control and Check-in/Check-out
  8. Verify that the Site Information is Correct
  9. See Your Site and Start Editing

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