Adobe CS5 Dreamweaver Site New Page Creation - dummies

By Jennifer Smith, Christopher Smith, Fred Gerantabee

After you create an Adobe Creative Suite 5 (Adobe CS5) Dreamweaver site, you typically build a main page: the index.html or index.htm page. These reserved filenames default.html and default.htm are commonly recognized as starting pages.

Check with your web site hosting company or Internet service provider because in some instances your server may require a different name or may prefer one naming convention over another.

  1. Choose File→New.

    The New Page dialog box appears.

    You can create many types of new files, from blank pages to more advanced pages that include layouts already created in CSS.

  2. To create a blank page, choose Blank Page→HTML→<none> and then click Create.

    A blank, untitled HTML page appears.

  3. Choose File→Save.

    The Save As dialog box appears.

  4. In the File Name text box, type index.html.

    Note that the file is already mapped to your site folder. If you don’t see the site’s root directory (the main folder where all pages and assets are stored), click the Site Root button in the Save As dialog box to locate it.

  5. Click Save.

    Note that when you save a file, it appears in the Files panel.