Adobe Dreamweaver

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WSU no longer provides a license or support for Contribute. We recommend that you use BlueGriffon or SeaMonkey for a webeditor. Staff/Faculty may contact TLT for help with these new editors and students may contact TSC for help.

Connect to server after VPN Client has been turned on. This must be connected every time server is connected.


Adobe Dreamweaver (formerly Macromedia Dreamweaver) is a web development application originally created by Macromedia, and is now developed by Adobe Systems, which acquired Macromedia in 2005.

Dreamweaver is available for both Mac and Windows operating systems. Recent versions have incorporated support for web technologies such as CSS, Javascript, and various server-side scripting languages and frameworks including ASP, ColdFusion, and PHP.

Adobe Dreamweaver allows users to use a hybrid of web languages and visual design to create and modify websites.

WARNING: If you have more than one website stored on your studentwebs each website MUST be in it's own folder.

See also Adobe® Contribute® CS4 for an authoring tool with many contributors to the web site. Dreamweaver integrates with this multi-user authoring platform.

Instructions for Setting-up Dreamweaver to Specific Campus Servers

For specific server connection information see the wiki page on the server you are trying to use.

VPN Client

VPN Client Information at this link includes:

  • Network Storage Drives
  • Mapping Network Drives for PC & Mac

Our Other Internal Help Pages for Dreamweaver Include

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Other Resources

For general support on Dreamweaver from Adobe: Here...

For ADOBE TV tutorials on Dreamweaver: Go Here instead...

For online (web) help on specific topics go to Adobe's own help site: Here!

For an official Adobe Manual on Dreamweaver: Download This!