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Site Planning and Publishing: Planning and Setting up a Site

This topic page is useful for customers defining a site in Dreamweaver and planning the site structure. Developers creating HTML pages as well as pages using a scripting language will benefit.

What is a site?

On the internet, a site is a collection of pages, images, scripts, and other assets that all contribute to a visitor's experience at a certain URL. In Dreamweaver, a site is the environment you define that allows you to create those pages.


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How to define a site in Dreamweaver

The first step to using Dreamweaver is defining a site. The process is simple, and allows for better site management.

Setting up Dreamweaver's FTP connection

Once you've defined and then created your site, you can deploy it on the web using FTP.

How to convert an existing site into a Dreamweaver site

Any existing site can be modified with ease, whether it was created using Dreamweaver or not.

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