If you have the latest version of iWeb with FTP publishing built in, then the following settings should allow you to use this to publish your website:
Publish to: FTP Server
Site name: yourdomain.ext
Contact email: email@example.com
Server address: ftp.yourdomain.ext
User name: your-ftp-username
Protocol: FTP Port: 21
Website URL: http://www.yourdomain.ext
You will end up with an extraneous index.html file below the web document root folder, but this doesn’t matter from the visitors point of view and you don’t end up with a site URL like (http://www.yourdomain.ext/yourdomain.ext/Welcome.html).
Earlier versions of iWeb:
If you do not have the latest version of iWeb with FTP publishing built in, then you will need to publish to disk first and use an FTP client (such as Fetch, FileZilla or similar) to upload the site from the version published to your hard drive.
Important notes for the future:
Apple have silently discontinued iWeb. We have been unable to find any kind of official confirmation of this; what we have found though is that there is no iWeb (or iDVD) on new Macs, it is not available to download from the App Store and iLife 11 is no longer available to purchase on DVD from the Apple store, all of which effectively means if you don’t currently have iWeb, you can not get it. Also, if you go to the Apple website and search for iWeb, the product information link simply redirects you to the current iLife page that does not include iWeb. We can only guess that this is Apple’s way of saying this product is no more.
Two alternative solutions that are repeatedly suggesting in various online forums and posts are:
We do not have a copy of RapidWeaver to be able to comment on this, but we do know that WordPress is brilliant, though they are two very different things.
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