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Contd: Uploaded web pages and all but one changed. (2 posts)

  • Started 17 years ago by dee
  • Latest reply 17 years ago from Scott McGuire
  • dee Member

    Thanks Scott,
    I managed to get the updated Home page to come up by holding down Option and selecting "Reload Page" in the "View" menu when I was on the website. I seem to be able to flip through all of my versions using this technique, so the old ones must still be there somewhere .

    The website is

    To get the duplicates: I think what I did was first just select all the pages in my iweb desktop folder and simply moved them all to Fetch http docs, without realizing that Fetch put them all right then on the remote server (sorry that was pretty dumb). Then I clicked "Put" (the Globe) on Fetch and Fetch asked me for the name of the folder so I guess I then put the whole "stove website" folder up too.

    Thanks, I have made notes on all these things and will not do it again and I really appreciate your helping me with which one to delete.

    Posted 17 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator


    Selecting all the files in your iWeb desktop folder and moving them to the httpdocs folder is exactly the correct thing to do. You want to move the contents of the iWeb folder to the server, but not the folder itself.

    Another important thing to remember when working with iWeb is that even if you make a change to just one page, you should upload all the pages again. You have to do this because of the way iWeb creates webpages.

    And if you are not seeing updates of the pages you uploaded, as you've learned, you should try holding down Option and selecting "Reload Page" in the web browser.

    It sounds like you've got it mostly sorted out, but we do have a help topic on using Fetch with iweb - you can read it by clicking here, or choose Fetch Help from the Help menu in Fetch, and search for iWeb.

    Looking at your website, I believe that if you have another folder inside httpdocs that contains duplicate copies of some of the webpages, you can delete that folder, it is not being used. The copies of your pages that are listed individually inside httpdocs are the ones you want to keep.

    Let us know if you have any other questions or are still having problems.


    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 17 years ago #


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