Creating a Contribute Connection to Your Website (CS3-CS4)

  1. Start Contribute.
  2. Select Edit > My Connections (Windows) or Contribute > My Connections (Mac). The My Connections dialog box appears. The options in this dialog box let you create and manage your Contribute connections.
  3. Highlight the existing connection listed in the main panel and click Remove.
  4. Click Create. The Connection Wizard (Windows) or Connection Assistant (Mac) appears. This wizard or assistant guides you through setting up a new website connection.
  5. Click Next.
  6. On the Choose a Connection screen, select Website and enter your web address or url.
  7. Click Next.
  8. On the Website Connection Information screen, select FTP from the drop down.
  9. Click Advanced, and check the “Choose FTP server settings manually” radio button and check the “Use passive FTP to connect to the server” check box.

  10. Click OK.

  11. Under “What is the name of your FTP server” type in your web address or url.

  12. Under “What is the FTP username” type in the username given to you by CWS.

  13. Under “What is the FTP password” type in the password given to you by CWS.

  14. Click Next.

  15. On the User Information screen fill in your name and email address so Contribute can identify you during the checkout process.

  16. Finally on the Role Information screen choose “Publisher”.

  17. Click Next.

  18. On the Summary screen, review the connection settings to verify that they're correct and click Done (Windows) or Finish (Macintosh) to complete the connection.