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Master Visually®: Dreamweaver® CS4 and Flash® CS4 Professional by Rob Huddleston

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Chapter 2. Set Up a Dreamweaver Site

Create a Site in Basic Mode

You primarily use Dreamweaver to create and edit Web sites — collections of related pages. While it is possible to work with individual pages, you will find that many advanced features only become available when you define a site.

Before you begin defining a site, you need to create a folder on your computer that will contain the files to be used in your site. This folder, called the site root, can be placed anywhere you normally store files; for example, in a Microsoft Windows environment, you would probably place the folder in My Documents.

Defining a site in Dreamweaver basically allows you to tell the program where the site's files reside on your computer, so that it can locate ...

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