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Andrew Chung
Andrew Chung
5,203 Points

How do you save multiple index.html or main.css files?

This might be a stupid question but you can't save multiple different files under the same name, index.html for instance. So if I'm going to be working on making multiple websites how do I save each index.html file?

8 Answers

Hi Andrew,

one possible approach could be the following:

for each website project, create seperate directories. Name those main directories/folders after the sites' domains and put all files and folders that belong to that website's structure into that main folder. Just like that f.e.:

folder1: mydomain1.de > index.html

folder2: mydomain2.de > index.html


Cheers Saskia

Did you try saving with the "save file as..." menuoption and then navigate into your newly created folder and then save it? If there is no index.html located in that new folder, it should actually just save the file you are working on in there without any problems...

I would personally save the index.html in separate directories. Its good practice to have separate folders/directories for websites anyways.

Website 1 folder (contents - index.html and main.css (etc))

website 2 folder (contents - index.html and main.css (etc))

Try using text wrangler, or the "save file as.." I always try to manually save things when possible.

Good luck! It sounds like its an error with the saving process of sorts.

Maybe copy/paste the code into a different editor and try saving it.

Copy paste it outside of the editor and use a different program. A simple text editor may work as well. Try to update sublime, perhaps its out of date.

Good luck!

Andrew Chung
Andrew Chung
5,203 Points

Thanks for the super quick responses. I tried creating a separate folder but I still couldn't save it. I'm using Sublime Text 2 as my editor and I think the problem must be with the editor.

Andrew Chung
Andrew Chung
5,203 Points

I tried save file as and it wouldn't save. I figured I must be missing something but I'm starting to think there's a problem with the editor itself. Thanks for the suggestions.

You are welcome :)

MAybe its a permissions problem. Did you try and starte Sublime as administrator?

Andrew Chung
Andrew Chung
5,203 Points

I'm using sublime as the administrator. I think I'll download a new text editor and try it on there. Fingers crossed.

Yeah good luck ;)