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If someone gives me an index.html page to make edits to that is already live on the web. How do i connect to it?

Not talking about a website created in the Team Treehouse workspace btw. I have the HTML and Stylesheet URLs but not sure how to actually open them up. What platform do i use?

So to view the HTML/CSS you can use a coding software platform like Sublime2 where you'll be able to view and edit your code. This is free and will allow you to view the code and edit it as you please. This is also the software I believe that treehouse recommends using.

Wayne Priestley
Wayne Priestley
19,579 Points

Just like to add that Sublime text isn't actually free, it has a unlimited trial period, but if you are happy with it you should at some point pay the $70 to purchase it. Doing so will help the developer.

2 Answers

Stephen O'Connor
Stephen O'Connor
22,291 Points

You will need access to the server that they are on to make changes to the live files, this is usually done via FTP, whoever is in charge of the server will need to give you access with a hostname, username and password.

I wouldn't suggest making changes to live files though, I would either download the site and make the changes locally then re-upload or do the changes on a development server then deploy the changes to the live server.

Thanks! Found the files with the FTP info they game me! Cheers