14. Publishing a Site

What Is Publishing?

Even the best site is worthless unless people can see it. You can be the cream of the web designer crop, but if no one can access your site, it doesn’t matter a bit. Therefore, you have two choices when it comes to designing a site with Expression Web: You can either design the site live on a web server that hosts your domain, or you can create your site offline and then publish it to a live server.

Developing a site offline and then publishing it to a live server is always the preferred choice. If you develop directly against a live site, any problems you encounter while developing your site (and there will be some) are visible to everyone who visits your site. You could, of course, put up one of those ...

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