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General Discussion

Website preview problems

When I preview my website by dragging my .html file to the browser everything looks fine, however when I uploaded my files to a public dropbox to preview my site remotely, some formats got distorted and my icons dissappeared. I uploaded the entire folder with all the files I used for the website. Is there any code I need to add to prevent this? How do you guys preview your websites? Thanks in advanced.

3 Answers

I have never used Dropbox to view my websites I make, never heard of being able to do it to be honest. Maybe that's the problem? I normally upload my websites to my hosting I have, by either FTP or cpanel.

Marcus Tisäter
Marcus Tisäter
4,886 Points

I use DB to upload my websites. It works perfectly fine, try check the destination folders of where you're pictures are located. If they aren't in the same map you need to make sure you tell the code to locate them correctly.

thats the problem.. destinations are correct and for example one problem I get is that a title doesnt get aligned to the center like it is written in the code. I am assuming it must be a dropbox error.

Marcus Tisäter
Marcus Tisäter
4,886 Points

It could be. Have you tried reinstalling you're DB? Try with SkyDrive or another program to check if you get the same problem.

Dropbox seems to be the only one that transforms the .html into a ready website.. How could I preview a website for free without having to pay for a hosting service??