To use FTP inside of Dreamweaver please read the following steps:

1. On the Tool Bar of Dreamweaver, click Site
2. Select "Define Sites" and Click "New"
3. Use the "Advanced" Tab

Under Local Info Use the following settings:

Site Name:
Local Folder: This is where you store your web site files on your local PC
HTTP Address:
Enable Cache: check the Dreamweaver documentation to see if you want to enabled this or not.

Under Remote Info:

 Access: FTP
FTP Host:
Host Directory: public_html
login: ftp username
password: ftp password
Save: Check the box

Use Passive FTP: checked or unchecked. If you have difficulty retaining your ftp connection, or the connection constantly times out, try toggling this mode to see what works best for you.

Use Firewall: If your Computer is behind a personal firewall, then simply set the configuration. If you do not know what this is, leave it blank.

Enable Checkin/Checkout: Leave this blank unless you understand the implications of enabling this function.