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Update Web Page With SharePoint Designer 2007


SharePoint Designer 2007 is free and can be downloaded from Microsoft web site at here.

SharePoint Designer 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) can be downloaded from Microsoft web site at here.

Connect to CSU DH Web Server For Real Time Update

Open SharePoint Designer 2007.  Choose Open Site Under File menu.
Open Site option under File Menu

In the Site Name text box, type in your department site URL (without the file name). Then click Open. The webmaster site is being used as an example in the image below.
Site Name text box

When prompted, enter your FTP username and password. The webmaster account was used as an example below.
Login window

Once connected to the web server, the file/folder list will be displayed on the left side of the SharePoint Designer 2007 window.
Folder List in the SharePoint Designer 2007 window

Once located the file to update under the folder list, double-click the file to Open it.
A sample page opened in the SharePoint Designer 2007 window. 

Please update the content with caution because this is real time update.  The file is directly saving on the server side.  Click the Save Icon (Save icon) on the toolbar to save the file.

Upload/Download Files 

In order to upload/download files, open the directory under your local drive.

To upload files/folders: Hightlight the files/folders in the local site area. Drag and drop the highlighted files/folders to the remote site area.

To download files/folders: Hightlight the files/folders in the remote site area. Drag and drop the highlighted files/folders to the local site area.  

Screenshot with Windows Explorer on left and SharPoint Designer on right