fred.domain.com sitefoldertwo -->ethel.domain.com sitefolderthree -->www.domain.com to make a link in a sitefolderone page go to a sitefoldertwo page, it has to be a full absolute http:// path- Don't Try to make a relative link. They aren't relative... the subdomains may be in adjacent folders on your machine, and maybe even on the server- but they could just as well be a couple of continents away from each other. They are different domains.... [ref] > What I don't understand is how I would link between folders (website) so that > they remain linked after I publish them. On my computer, GEOZOO and BIRDS have > the same relative position, both beginning with C:ANIMALS (or C:SITES). But > their relationship will be different online.[/ref] -- Team Macromedia Volunteer for Dreamweaver Certified Dreamweaver MX Developer [allowsmilie] => 1 [showsignature] => 0 [ipaddress] => [iconid] => 0 [visible] => 1 [attach] => 0 [infraction] => 0 [reportthreadid] => 0 [isusenetpost] => 1 [msgid] => [ref] => [htmlstate] => on_nl2br [postusername] => Alan [ip] => blu@formdude.co [isdeleted] => 0 [usergroupid] => [membergroupids] => [displaygroupid] => [password] => [passworddate] => [email] => [styleid] => [parentemail] => [homepage] => [icq] => [aim] => [yahoo] => [msn] => [skype] => [showvbcode] => [showbirthday] => [usertitle] => [customtitle] => [joindate] => [daysprune] => [lastvisit] => [lastactivity] => [lastpost] => [lastpostid] => [posts] => [reputation] => [reputationlevelid] => [timezoneoffset] => [pmpopup] => [avatarid] => [avatarrevision] => [profilepicrevision] => [sigpicrevision] => [options] => [akvbghsfs_optionsfield] => [birthday] => [birthday_search] => [maxposts] => [startofweek] => [referrerid] => [languageid] => [emailstamp] => [threadedmode] => [autosubscribe] => [pmtotal] => [pmunread] => [salt] => [ipoints] => [infractions] => [warnings] => [infractiongroupids] => [infractiongroupid] => [adminoptions] => [profilevisits] => [friendcount] => [friendreqcount] => [vmunreadcount] => [vmmoderatedcount] => [socgroupinvitecount] => [socgroupreqcount] => [pcunreadcount] => [pcmoderatedcount] => [gmmoderatedcount] => [assetposthash] => [fbuserid] => [fbjoindate] => [fbname] => [logintype] => [fbaccesstoken] => [newrepcount] => [vbseo_likes_in] => [vbseo_likes_out] => [vbseo_likes_unread] => [temp] => [field1] => [field2] => [field3] => [field4] => [field5] => [subfolders] => [pmfolders] => [buddylist] => [ignorelist] => [signature] => [searchprefs] => [rank] => [icontitle] => [iconpath] => [avatarpath] => [hascustomavatar] => 0 [avatardateline] => [edit_userid] => [edit_username] => [edit_dateline] => [edit_reason] => [hashistory] => [pagetext_html] => [hasimages] => [signatureparsed] => [sighasimages] => [sigpic] => [sigpicdateline] => [sigpicwidth] => [sigpicheight] => [postcount] => 2 [attachments] => [allattachments] => ) -->c:/Bonnie (my home page) --->Images --->Subpage.html --->something.css --->c:/Franc (root of Francophile stuff) --->c:/Dublin (root of site about training for Dublin marathon) --->c:/Runner (root of site about family) etc. and on my host it looks like: public_html --->Bonnie --->index.html --->images (folder) --->whatever.css --->Dublin etc. I understand your project is a lot more complex and interwoven than my pages, but so far (knocking on wood), as long as I define the "root" of each "site" (i.e., folder on my hard drive) and keep the images folders appropriately positioned in the heirarchy, I don't have problems with broken links, etc. I **have** decided to make a separate "site" directory on my hard drive for "learning" stuff, such as running PVII tutorials--then I can integrate the results selectively into whatever folders I choose on the pages that will eventually go "live." I don't know if this helps...I have observed that you are learning along with me but focusing probably on different things. This is **one** thing where I have experience from a past life--unfortunately, not the same with CSS! :-( I'm still wondering what the "big picture" purpose of your project is--I've been watching it develop with interest! -- Bonnie in Sacramento kroko at sbcglobal.net com> wrote in message news:bh45f4$es1$macromedia.com...[ref] > I asked some questions about subdomains earlier. It now appears to me that[/ref] they're probably created as separate websites on one's computer, then published separately to a designated subdomain - like birds.animals.org.[ref] > > So, if I create six subdomains, it would be like adding six new websites[/ref] to my "localhost" directory. But I have about a dozen websites - some with similar themes - and plan on creating many subdomains, some with identical names.[ref] > > The default foder for Dreamweaver is a folder named Sites on the C drive.[/ref] If I have an adult political site and a children's political site, each with a subdomain named "Government," then I obviously can't have two instances of C:Sites/government. Or could I name one c:Sites/government2 or c:Sites/government kids, and just publish it to the government subdomain on my children's site?[ref] > > Assuming that's a workable solution, I still might want to subdivide my[/ref] projects for convenience.[ref] > > Thus, I might keep my Sites folder but add Animals and Politics folders[/ref] for websites in those categories, leaving me with this:[ref] > > C:Sites > C:Animals > C:Politics > > Now suppose I have the following folders (websites) inside the C:Animals: > > /GEOZOO > /BIRDS > /MAMMALS > /REPTILES > /FISHES > > I would publish GEOZOO to www.geozoo.org and ther others to geozoo.org[/ref] subdomains, like this:[ref] > > www.geozoo.org/ > birds.animals.org/ > mammals.animals.org/ > reptiles.animals.org/ > fishes.animals.org/ > www.animals.org/appendix > > What I don't understand is how I would link between folders (website) so[/ref] that they remain linked after I publish them. On my computer, GEOZOO and BIRDS have the same relative position, both beginning with C:ANIMALS (or C:SITES). But their relationship will be different online.[ref] > > So what's the proper way to organized my local webs/folders and link[/ref] between them when I'm planning for subdomains?[ref] > > > > http://www.geobop.com/, GeoBearATgeobop.com (Replace AT with @) > Interests: Web Design, Linux & Political Reform[/ref] [allowsmilie] => 1 [showsignature] => 0 [ipaddress] => [iconid] => 0 [visible] => 1 [attach] => 0 [infraction] => 0 [reportthreadid] => 0 [isusenetpost] => 1 [msgid] => [ref] => [htmlstate] => on_nl2br [postusername] => Bonnie [ip] => bonnie@cssstude [isdeleted] => 0 [usergroupid] => [membergroupids] => [displaygroupid] => [password] => [passworddate] => [email] => [styleid] => [parentemail] => [homepage] => [icq] => [aim] => [yahoo] => [msn] => [skype] => [showvbcode] => [showbirthday] => [usertitle] => [customtitle] => [joindate] => [daysprune] => [lastvisit] => [lastactivity] => [lastpost] => [lastpostid] => [posts] => [reputation] => [reputationlevelid] => [timezoneoffset] => [pmpopup] => [avatarid] => [avatarrevision] => [profilepicrevision] => [sigpicrevision] => [options] => [akvbghsfs_optionsfield] => [birthday] => [birthday_search] => [maxposts] => [startofweek] => [referrerid] => [languageid] => [emailstamp] => [threadedmode] => [autosubscribe] => [pmtotal] => [pmunread] => [salt] => [ipoints] => [infractions] => [warnings] => [infractiongroupids] => [infractiongroupid] => [adminoptions] => [profilevisits] => [friendcount] => [friendreqcount] => [vmunreadcount] => [vmmoderatedcount] => [socgroupinvitecount] => [socgroupreqcount] => [pcunreadcount] => [pcmoderatedcount] => [gmmoderatedcount] => [assetposthash] => [fbuserid] => [fbjoindate] => [fbname] => [logintype] => [fbaccesstoken] => [newrepcount] => [vbseo_likes_in] => [vbseo_likes_out] => [vbseo_likes_unread] => [temp] => [field1] => [field2] => [field3] => [field4] => [field5] => [subfolders] => [pmfolders] => [buddylist] => [ignorelist] => [signature] => [searchprefs] => [rank] => [icontitle] => [iconpath] => [avatarpath] => [hascustomavatar] => 0 [avatardateline] => [edit_userid] => [edit_username] => [edit_dateline] => [edit_reason] => [hashistory] => [pagetext_html] => [hasimages] => [signatureparsed] => [sighasimages] => [sigpic] => [sigpicdateline] => [sigpicwidth] => [sigpicheight] => [postcount] => 3 [attachments] => [allattachments] => ) -->c:/Bonnie (my home page) > --->Images > --->Subpage.html > --->something.css > --->c:/Franc (root of Francophile stuff) > --->c:/Dublin (root of site about training for Dublin marathon) > --->c:/Runner (root of site about family) > etc. > > and on my host it looks like: > > public_html > --->Bonnie > --->index.html > --->images (folder) > --->whatever.css > --->Dublin > etc. > > I understand your project is a lot more complex and interwoven than my > pages, but so far (knocking on wood), as long as I define the "root" of[/ref] each[ref] > "site" (i.e., folder on my hard drive) and keep the images folders > appropriately positioned in the heirarchy, I don't have problems with[/ref] broken[ref] > links, etc. > > I **have** decided to make a separate "site" directory on my hard drive[/ref] for[ref] > "learning" stuff, such as running PVII tutorials--then I can integrate the > results selectively into whatever folders I choose on the pages that will > eventually go "live." > > I don't know if this helps...I have observed that you are learning along > with me but focusing probably on different things. This is **one** thing > where I have experience from a past life--unfortunately, not the same with > CSS! :-( > > I'm still wondering what the "big picture" purpose of your project[/ref] is--I've[ref] > been watching it develop with interest! > > > -- > Bonnie in Sacramento > kroko > at > sbcglobal.net > > com> wrote in message > news:bh45f4$es1$macromedia.com...[ref] > > I asked some questions about subdomains earlier. It now appears to me[/ref][/ref] that[ref] > they're probably created as separate websites on one's computer, then > published separately to a designated subdomain - like birds.animals.org.[ref] > > > > So, if I create six subdomains, it would be like adding six new websites[/ref] > to my "localhost" directory. But I have about a dozen websites - some with > similar themes - and plan on creating many subdomains, some with identical > names.[ref] > > > > The default foder for Dreamweaver is a folder named Sites on the C[/ref][/ref] drive.[ref] > If I have an adult political site and a children's political site, each[/ref] with[ref] > a subdomain named "Government," then I obviously can't have two instances[/ref] of[ref] > C:Sites/government. Or could I name one c:Sites/government2 or > c:Sites/government kids, and just publish it to the government subdomain[/ref] on[ref] > my children's site?[ref] > > > > Assuming that's a workable solution, I still might want to subdivide my[/ref] > projects for convenience.[ref] > > > > Thus, I might keep my Sites folder but add Animals and Politics folders[/ref] > for websites in those categories, leaving me with this:[ref] > > > > C:Sites > > C:Animals > > C:Politics > > > > Now suppose I have the following folders (websites) inside the[/ref][/ref] C:Animals:[ref][ref] > > > > /GEOZOO > > /BIRDS > > /MAMMALS > > /REPTILES > > /FISHES > > > > I would publish GEOZOO to www.geozoo.org and ther others to geozoo.org[/ref] > subdomains, like this:[ref] > > > > www.geozoo.org/ > > birds.animals.org/ > > mammals.animals.org/ > > reptiles.animals.org/ > > fishes.animals.org/ > > www.animals.org/appendix > > > > What I don't understand is how I would link between folders (website) so[/ref] > that they remain linked after I publish them. On my computer, GEOZOO and > BIRDS have the same relative position, both beginning with C:ANIMALS (or > C:SITES). But their relationship will be different online.[ref] > > > > So what's the proper way to organized my local webs/folders and link[/ref] > between them when I'm planning for subdomains?[ref] > > > > > > > > http://www.geobop.com/, GeoBearATgeobop.com (Replace AT with @) > > Interests: Web Design, Linux & Political Reform[/ref] > >[/ref] [allowsmilie] => 1 [showsignature] => 0 [ipaddress] => [iconid] => 0 [visible] => 1 [attach] => 0 [infraction] => 0 [reportthreadid] => 0 [isusenetpost] => 1 [msgid] => [ref] => [htmlstate] => on_nl2br [postusername] => Sam [ip] => indigo_wolf@hot [isdeleted] => 0 [usergroupid] => [membergroupids] => [displaygroupid] => [password] => [passworddate] => [email] => [styleid] => [parentemail] => [homepage] => [icq] => [aim] => [yahoo] => [msn] => [skype] => [showvbcode] => [showbirthday] => [usertitle] => [customtitle] => [joindate] => [daysprune] => [lastvisit] => [lastactivity] => [lastpost] => [lastpostid] => [posts] => [reputation] => [reputationlevelid] => [timezoneoffset] => [pmpopup] => [avatarid] => [avatarrevision] => [profilepicrevision] => [sigpicrevision] => [options] => [akvbghsfs_optionsfield] => [birthday] => [birthday_search] => [maxposts] => [startofweek] => [referrerid] => [languageid] => [emailstamp] => [threadedmode] => [autosubscribe] => [pmtotal] => [pmunread] => [salt] => [ipoints] => [infractions] => [warnings] => [infractiongroupids] => [infractiongroupid] => [adminoptions] => [profilevisits] => [friendcount] => [friendreqcount] => [vmunreadcount] => [vmmoderatedcount] => [socgroupinvitecount] => [socgroupreqcount] => [pcunreadcount] => [pcmoderatedcount] => [gmmoderatedcount] => [assetposthash] => [fbuserid] => [fbjoindate] => [fbname] => [logintype] => [fbaccesstoken] => [newrepcount] => [vbseo_likes_in] => [vbseo_likes_out] => [vbseo_likes_unread] => [temp] => [field1] => [field2] => [field3] => [field4] => [field5] => [subfolders] => [pmfolders] => [buddylist] => [ignorelist] => [signature] => [searchprefs] => [rank] => [icontitle] => [iconpath] => [avatarpath] => [hascustomavatar] => 0 [avatardateline] => [edit_userid] => [edit_username] => [edit_dateline] => [edit_reason] => [hashistory] => [pagetext_html] => [hasimages] => [signatureparsed] => [sighasimages] => [sigpic] => [sigpicdateline] => [sigpicwidth] => [sigpicheight] => [postcount] => 4 [attachments] => [allattachments] => ) -->