Chapter 2: Uploading the Site
In This Chapter
Using Dreamweaver to upload
Uploading with an FTP client
Submitting the site to search engines
Using Google Webmaster tools
After you perform your final tweaks on your design, get feedback from beta testers, and optimize the site for search engines (see the preceding chapter), you’re ready to upload your design to the server and go live at five — or whatever time you decide to go live. You can upload the site using Dreamweaver, or with a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) client like FileZilla.
After you upload it, you wait for the world to beat a path to your home page. Not. They won’t come because the site isn’t on anybody’s radar screen yet. You solve this problem by submitting the site to popular search engines. If you optimized the site correctly, the site will start getting some traffic.
We show you how to do all these things in this chapter, and the fact that you’re here means that you’re ready to upload. Read on if you’re ready to beam your site into cyberspace — to infinity and beyond.
After tweaking the site based on your ...