Publishing to a Disk Location

File system or disk location publishing is generally used to "copy" a site from one location on your computer or local network to another. You might find yourself needing to use this method in order to move a site from a folder location where you work on sites to another folder location where you archive finished work; or you might want to move a site from its existing folder location to a network share on your local network so that you can view it through a browser.

The method of publishing from disk location to disk location is superior to copying in Windows Explorer, because publishing ensures that all of your necessary files and none of the unnecessary files are moved. It’s the best way to move a site and not run ...

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