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File Manager using wrong file path

Thread began 7/28/2011 4:47 pm by emily425525 | Last modified 7/29/2011 5:12 pm by emily425525 | 3637 views | 6 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

  Why is the HTML editor deciding that the site root is up one directory from where it actually is. Why is it using /htdocs/  

because that is the actual site root as far as the domain is concerned.

"Site" means different things in different contexts.

in mamp, the address:

maps to the the htdocs directory

if you create a subdirectory:

the root of the site:

is still at:

it is just looking up one directory from the root to:

by creating the subdirectory you are not creating a new website.

you can set mamp up to use subdomains which would map the new sudirectory to a new site address.

you could set it up to map the address:

to the folder:

using the subdomain approach:

the subdirectory now becomes a new site.

I think you are confusing the Dreamweaver "Site" concept and applying that to your sites host, the concept of the site host is different than that in Dreamweaver.

i found a tutorial for setting up sub domains in mamp here:

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