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Publish your website to the Missouri State Server

Before you can publish, you need to acquire web space on the university server. Once you have obtained web space, you can enter your publication information into Dreamweaver and then publish your site to the server.

To enter your publication information into Dreamweaver

  1. Open your website in Dreamweaver, making sure your site appears in the Files panel. If your site doesn’t appear here, then create a new site definition or import an existing definition.
  2. On the Site menu, click Manage Sites.
  3. In the list of sites, click the name of the site you want to publish, and then click Edit the currently selected site button Edit the currently selected site button.
  4. In the left column, click Servers, and then click the Add new Server button Add new Server button.
  5. In the Server Name box, type Missouri State.
  6. In the Connect using list, click WebDAV.
  7. In the URL box, type the following: https://webdav.missouristate.edu/people.missouristate.edu/Email, where Email is the part of your Missouri State University email address before the at sign.

The first part of your email address consists of either your first name or last name followed by a set of numbers, not the information you use to log in to campus computers. Your email address uses your public ID, whereas your network login uses your private ID, which is meant to remain private. If you don't know your email address, log in to your campus email account, which should list your email address.

  1. In the Username box, type the following: sgf\BearPassID where BearPassID is the user ID you use to log on to Missouri State University computers.
  2. In the Password box, type your university network password.
  3. Click Test to make sure Dreamweaver can communicate with the server. If it can’t, double-check the settings above.
  4. Click Save, and then click Saveagain.
  5. Export the site definition to save all the new publication information.

When prompted to save your

  1. Click Done.

To delete any previously published material currently on the server

  1. In the Files panel, click the Expand to show local and remote sites button Expand to show local and remote sites button.
  2. Click the Refresh button Refresh button.
  3. Under Remote Server, in the left pane, select any files and folders you want to delete.

If you want to delete everything on the remote server, click any entry in the left pane, and then press Ctrl+A to select all folders and files.

  1. If you're sure you want to delete the selected items from the remote server, press the Delete key on your keyboard.
  2. To confirm the permanent deletion of the selected items from the server, click Yes.
  3. Click the Collapse to show only local or remote site button Collapse to show only local or remote site button.

To publish your entire site

  1. In the Files panel, right-click your site definition file, point to Cloaking, and then click Cloak.
  2. Using the method listed in step 1, cloak the Templates folder and Library folder if they exist in your site. You can also cloak any other files or folders you don't want to publish to the server.
  3. In the Files panel, click the root folder, which begins with the word Site.
  4. Click the Put file(s) to "Remote Server" Put file(s) to "Remote Server" button button.

It may take some time to upload your site to the server, depending on your connection speed and the number of files you're publishing.

To publish selected files

  1. In the Files panel, click the file or folder you wish to publish, and then click the Put file(s) to "Remote Server" Put file(s) to "Remote Server" button button.

To select more than one file or folder, hold down the Ctrl key, and then click each file you want to publish.

  1. If prompted to Put Dependent Files, do one of the following:

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