This is something that I did before Adobe took over Business Catalyst. I would go into the Partner Portal, select Create Site, which would bring up the Create Trial Site dialog.
Under Site Options > Choose the site creation method:
there would be four options. I would choose the third, Import your current website. This is now disabled, with a message (This option is currently not available).
Has this feature been removed from Business Catalyst, or is there something wrong with the account?
I downloaded HTTracks and it worked flawlessly. I then created a new site using the 2nd option - create from scratch and then load files through FTP.
And now I have a new problem. Though the new site certainly exists since I can access it from Business Catalyst, I can't figure out what address to enter in CoreFTP. No matter what I enter - and that includes loading the new site (with it's Coming Soon roadsign) and then copying the address to CoreFTP - it still loads the files for our tundrasoftware site, where the new site is not visible.
I then sighed deeply, opened the site in BC and went to File Manager. I was able to load the css file and all the pictures - which of course must be selected one at a time. But when I tried to load the pages in the same manner, I got an error message that was on the screen too briefly to memorize, but it is telling me to use Website > Web Pages or FTP.
FTP has already been a bust. I have not been able to find a menu item for Website > Web Pages, but that is definitely a menu option from the old interface, and it is NOT for uploading a web page.
I'm under a deadline, so it looks like I will be creating each page and then copying in the html code. I sure would like an easier way.
From your post I'm getting an idea that you can't access a newly created site through CoreFTP...
So, you'd need to setup a new site in your FTP and enter the following details:
password: this is your admin password
Passive: make sure this is ticked
Any screenshots or error messages will be helpful if you still can't get this working.
Is there any tutorial or reference document that you could lead to? I m having the exact issue as Bev. I have code the site in dreamweaver and successfully logged in to FTP and uplod the entire site but BC started showing me default Coming Soon page. Then I tried with the index.html and all i could see is the menu. All other files are linked with index.html.
I though it would be fairly simple but it seems quite confusing. I m not sure how the disabled site option would work but for now FTP option isn't working for me.
I will appreciate if you can help. You can view the weird site here.
I tried that but there is an error while connecting BC from Dreamweaver. IMSLibrary_Error_Request_Failed
On top of the while creating the stie, this option is not currently available either. It's kind of disappointing.
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