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Dreamweaver CS3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide by Dori Smith, Tom Negrino

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2. Starting Your First Site

Dreamweaver is all about building Web sites. Sure, it has all of the tools you need to create great Web pages. But the basic building block is the site, not the page. You need to define a site in Dreamweaver, which will then be the container for all of the files and folders that will make up your Web site.

When you build sites, you start by creating and testing the site on your local machine. Then, when the site is ready, you will send it over the Internet to your Web server, where it will go live for the world to see. Dreamweaver has all the tools you’ll need to create the site, work with its files and folders, and then transfer it to the Web server. That’s what we’ll be covering in this chapter. So let’s get started! ...

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