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'''Note:''' using ''Add a network location'' to add a WebDAV share does not seem to work on Windows 7, unlike under Vista and XP - the address is always deemed to be invalid on Windows 7. You need to add the share as a network drive (above) instead.
 
'''Note:''' using ''Add a network location'' to add a WebDAV share does not seem to work on Windows 7, unlike under Vista and XP - the address is always deemed to be invalid on Windows 7. You need to add the share as a network drive (above) instead.
  
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== Upload your files ==
 
== Upload your files ==

Latest revision as of 13:57, 8 October 2010

Note: You may need to be an Administrator to map a network drive under Windows 7.

Mapping a Drive under 7

Follow the instructions for Windows Vista.

Note: using Add a network location to add a WebDAV share does not seem to work on Windows 7, unlike under Vista and XP - the address is always deemed to be invalid on Windows 7. You need to add the share as a network drive (above) instead.

Replace school1 with the OnlineName of your school.

Win7-map-net-drive-config-1.png

Upload your files

There are two ways you can upload your files after a drive has been mapped to your school scoilnet hosting area.

  1. Publishing or exporting directly via your webdesign package such as WebsiteX5 or Dreamweaver. Where it asks for the destination directory, select the drive letter and school1.scoilnet.ie, e.g. x:\school1.scoilnet.ie. Your folder will have your Online Name instead of school1.
  2. By copying your website files directly, example.