ObjectivesStudents should able to:1. Set up a remote site2. Upload/download files or web pages on the website3. Synchronize files on local site and remote site
DefinitionSite definition:local site - is in a folder on your computer’shard driveremote site - is established in a folder on aweb server, typically running on anothercomputer, and is connected to the Internetand publicly available
Connect to Remote siteDreamweaver supports several methods forconnecting to a remote site:• FTP (File Transfer Protocol)• Local/Network• SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol)• WebDav (Web Distributed Authoring andVersioning)• RDS (Remote Development Services)
Setting up a remote FTP siteThe vast majority of web developers rely onFTP to publish and maintain their sites.FTP is a well-established protocol, andmany variations of the protocol are used onthe web, most of which are supported byDreamweaver.
File SynchronizationAfter you’ve created files in your local andremote sites, you can synchronize the filesbetween the two sites.File synchronization (or syncing) is theprocess of ensuring that computer files intwo or more locations are updated via certainrules.
File SynchronizationBefore you synchronize your sites, you canverify which files you want to put, get,delete, or ignore.Dreamweaver also confirms which fileshave been updated after you complete thesynchronization.
File SynchronizationPut Newer Files To RemoteUploads all the local files that don’t existon the remote server or have changedsince the last upload.
File SynchronizationGet Newer Files From RemoteDownloads all the remote files that don’texist locally or have changed since the lastdownload.
File SynchronizationGet And Put Newer FilesPlaces the most recent versions of all thefiles on both the local and the remote sites.