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Using an HTML Editor

Read instructions for using an “all-in-one” program that handles connecting and editing, such as Adobe Dreamweaver.

If you are connecting from off campus, you will need to use a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

Dreamweaver CS5 Instructions

  1. Create a New Site (This only needs to be done once):
    1. On your computer, select the Site icon (which resembles three squares in tree view and is located on the far right side of the menu bar), then New Site.
    2. Select Site.
    3. Enter a name for the site in the Site Name field.
    4. Choose any local folder.
    5. Select Servers.
    6. Click +.
    7. Select the Basic tab.
    8. Enter Wings for Server Name.
    9. Select SFTP in the Connect using field.
    10. Enter wingsadm.acsu.buffalo.edu as the SFTP Address.
    11. Enter your UBITName for Username. Leave the Password field blank.
    12. For the Root Directory, enter /wings/info/www/ followed by the rest of the path to your site.
    13. Click Advanced.
    14. Select Testing Server.
      1. Server model: PHP MySQL
      2. Access: FTP
      3. FTP host: wingsadm.acsu.buffalo.edu
      4. Host directory: /wings/info/www followed by the rest of the path to your site
      5. Login: Your UBITName or the administrative account UBITName
      6. Select Use Secure FTP (SFTP)
      7. URL prefix: Enter the base URL of your site
    15. Click Save. Click Save again.
  2. Connect to your site in the Files panel to the right:
    1. Choose the name of your site in the Business Catalyst's Files tab.
    2. Click the icon of two plugs underneath the name of your site.
    3. You will be prompted to enter a UBITName password. Enter your password (or the administrative account password if you were assigned an administrative account) and click OK.
  3. Create or update your web page.
  4. Save your work.
  5. Select the file name in the panel on the right.
  6. Click the up arrow to upload the file.

Using a Different Program

If you select a different HTML editor, use the following settings:

  • Server: wingsadm.acsu.buffalo.edu
  • Login/Username: [your UBITName OR administrative account assigned by Wings Team]
  • Password: [your UBIT password OR administrative account password assigned by Wings Team]
  • Initial path/directory: /wings/info/www/ followed by the path to your site
  • Connection type: SFTP

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