How do I connect to my site with Adobe Dreamweaver MX?

This document is a quick step by step guide on how to connect to your web site with Adobe Dreamweaver MX.

Adobe Dreamweaver 4 and Dreamweaver MX allow you to connect to remote sites using FTP. The following instructions are written for Dreamweaver MX.
  1. Open Adobe Dreamweaver MX
  2. Go to Site -> New Site. You should new see the "Site Definition" dialog box
  3. Switch to "Advanced View"
  4. Select Local Info in the Category section
  5. Enter a name you want to identify your DiscountASP.NET account in the "Site Name" box
  6. Enter your domain name in the "HTTP Address" box
  7. Select "Remote Info" in the "Category" section
  8. Change "Access" dropdown box to FTP
  9. Enter in the "FTP Host Name" box. You can enter either your FTP address ( or the alternative FTP address in this box. Your FTP information can be found in the "Account Information" section of your control panel. Note: For domain transfers, your FTP address will not work until your domain name is fully transferred.
  10. Leave "Host Directory" blank
  11. Enter your username in the "Login" box
  12. Enter your password in the "Password" box
  13. Check "Use Passive FTP"
  14. Click OK
You should now see the new site you just defined in the "Files" panel.

The above is the most basic setup for Dreamweaver MX to connect to our server. For more details, please review these articles :

Setting up Dreamweaver's FTP connection :

How to define a site in Dreamweaver :