Unable to Preview Page in Browser

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Oct 09, 2020 Oct 09, 2020

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I am brand new to Dreamweaver and I am trying to get the "Open in Browser" option working.

 

Currently I set up DW to link to my shared hosting server -- all seems fine with that.

 

All of my webpages on my server are in a public_html folder.

 

When I try to select the file from the file/folder list and then, select "Open in Browser", I get a 404 error.

 

The reason for this appears to be because it is including "public_html" in the path:

 

i.e. www.mysite.com/public_html/index.html

 

How do I set this up, so clicking on my files will omit the "public_html" reference?

 

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Adobe Community Professional , Oct 09, 2020 Oct 09, 2020

Your site is not defined properly.  Public_html is a server root only.  It must never appear in your local files panel.

See screenshot.

 

Site > Manage Sites, Server, Root DirectorySite > Manage Sites, Server, Root Directory

 

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Your site is not defined properly.  Public_html is a server root only.  It must never appear in your local files panel.

See screenshot.

 

Site > Manage Sites, Server, Root DirectorySite > Manage Sites, Server, Root Directory

 

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Thank you for your help and the image.

 

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