Macromedia Contribute

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This page explains how to set up the Macromedia Contribute program to publish your website files.

Macromedia Contribute is a Web design program distributed by Adobe. It's available for Windows and Mac OS computers, and a trial version can be downloaded from http://www.adobe.com/downloads/.

These instructions are based on Contribute 3, although other version should be similar.

Here's how to set up Contribute to publish files to our servers:

1. Start the connection wizard

Start the Contribute program and click Create Connection.

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2. Choose manual configuration

A window will appear asking you if you have a Connection Key. Click Next to continue and create the connection manually.

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3. Enter your website address

Enter http://example.com/ as the Web address for your site.

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Click Next to continue.

4. Enter the connection details

  • Select FTP as the connection type.
  • Enter ftp.tigertech.net as the FTP server name.
  • Enter example.com as the username (all lowercase).

When you have entered the information it should match the image below:

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Click Next to continue.

5. Add your contact details

Enter your name and email address:

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Click Next to continue.

6. Check your settings

The connection should now be complete. Check that your settings match those shown beneath and click Done when finished.

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You should now be able to publish files to your website. See the Contribute documentation for more details.