Dreamweaver CS6 – Backup and Restore Site Settings

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If you are like me and struggle to remember settings, passwords etc. Then being able to back up all your website settings in Dreamweaver so you can restore them back again, (after a rebuild on a new PC) can save you some heartache.


1. On the SOURCE machine, Launch Dreamweaver > Site > Manage Sites > Select the site in question > Select the ‘Export Site’ Icon.

Dreamweaver Export Website

2. Choose whether to export the site login details and passwords > OK.

Dreamweaver Backup Website Settings

3. Select where you want to save the settings.

Export Website Passwords

4. From the Same Menu on the TARGET Machine > Import Site.

Dreamweaver Import Website

5. Browse to the .ste file you saved earlier > Open.

Dremweaver Import STE File

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