To upload a webpage through Dreamweaver, we recommend the follow steps:

  1. Open Dreamweaver
  2. Choose "Site" > "New Site..."
    Menu option to create a new site in Dreamweaver

  3. Select the "Servers" tab and then click the "+" (add new server) button
    Button to add a new site in Dreamweaver

  4. Fill out the basic setup form as follows:
    • Server name:
    • Connect using: SFTP
    • SFTP Address:
    • Port: 22 (this is the default)
    • Authentication: Select "Username and Password" (this is the default)
    • Username: Your HawkID
    • Password: Your HawkID password
    • Save Password: Be sure this box is checked (this is the default)
    • Root Directory: myweb/Your HawkID
    • Web URL: HawkID/
      Completed settings form for a new site in Dreamweaver

  5. It would be a good idea to click the Test button to check whether the settings are correct. Then click the Save button.
    Test and Save buttons on site setup form

  6. Click the Save button to close out of Site Setup
    Save button for site setup

  7. Click the Synchronize button on the right side
    Synchronize button

  8. For Synchronize, select "Entire Site". For Direction, select "Put newer files to remote". Then click "Preview..."
    Configuration of Synchronize with Remote Server form

  9. Click "OK"
    OK button to synchronize files

  10. To view your website, go to
    The homepage of an example MyWeb website
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September 15, 2021