How to publish your MobileMe iWeb site on Dropbox

“If you’re a MobileMe user, you’ve no doubt been put on notice that your files, folders, and MobileMe account data is about to disappear into the ether,” Jeffery Battersby reports for Macworld.

“While you probably have a good idea what to do with your personal files and folders, you may not know exactly what to do with the websites hosted on your MobileMe account,” Battersby reports. “One relatively simple alternative is to move those files to a free Dropbox account.”

Battersby reports, “Dropbox’s ability to let you easily share files on the Internet makes it possible for you to host Web pages as well. While this isn’t necessarily the most elegant solution, it will work until you find a more permanent Web design tool and Web host.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]

Related articles:
Life after iWeb: The state of Web design on the Mac – December 27, 2011
Replacements for Apple’s iDisk, Gallery, and iWeb publishing – June 27, 2011
Apple explains MobileMe transition and iCloud services; iWeb publishing, Gallery, iDisk go bye-bye – June 24, 2011
Steve Jobs confirms iWeb discontinuation as iCloud envelopes MobileMe – June 13, 2011

1 Comment

  1. I already store a number of iWeb site files on Dropbox to facilitate access for editing from a number of different computers, but I had not yet figured out exactly how to switch the hosting from MobileMe to another solution. This looks promising.

    Of course, I really wish that Apple would have figured out a way to remain interested in continuing to deliver this service.

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