Easy iWeb Publisher
Easy iWeb Publisher
5.0.1
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Easy iWeb Publisher free download for Mac

Easy iWeb Publisher for Mac5.0.1

18 February 2009

Upload sites created with iWeb to host of your choice.

What is Easy iWeb Publisher for Mac

Easy iWeb Publisher is a free Mac application that allows the quick and easy uploading of iWeb sites to your Web host. It will quickly upload a file or the contents of a folder to a Web site via FTP. Once configured, uploading a Web site created in iWeb is as easy as dragging a folder on to the Easy iWeb Publisher icon in the dock.

Easy iWeb Publisher will also publish Web sites created with virtually any Web site creation program. Just drag the folder that contains the Web site to the Easy iWeb Publisher window, configure, and go!

What's new in Easy iWeb Publisher

Version 5.0.1:
  • Fixes a slew of bugs left over from the user interface redesign
  • Resolves issues with configurations not saving properly
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nnel
nnel
Jul 25 2011
5.0.1
0.0
Jul 25 2011
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
i just have a question about this software. I understand the concept of an FTP address however I dont understand how I can get and FTP address to publish my sites to the Internet. Im sorry if this is a really stupid question, but if anyone knows the answer it would be very much appreciated!
bleu-tropix
bleu-tropix
Mar 13 2011
5.0.1
0.0
Mar 13 2011
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
after some difficulty i have finally gotten my iweb site onto homestead through easy iweb publisher. i was extremely excited to see the "upload successful" and thought it was a go. in the browers, the homepage of our site shows up fine, but i can't click on the links to the other pages. please help! i'm new to website publishing, and am trying so hard to stick with iweb before dumping it altogether to use homestead's sitebuilder. i'm up against the clock and ANY help is greatly appreciated! thanks!
Bret-Chilcott
Bret-Chilcott
Sep 26 2010
5.0.1
0.0
Sep 26 2010
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
Easy iWeb publishing works for me the FIRST time I publish to my register.com web site. However, after it is published the first time I can not publish it. I get the message "Unable to close datastream at /Users/"myname"/. As a work around, (which is a real pain!) I use Classic FTP to delete the web site. Only after I delete everything, will iWeb publish again. I have tried the various options of Overwrite "only changed files & all files" without success. I get the same error message. I suspect the problem that I am having is something I am doing wrong or a peculiarity with "register.com" I would appreciate any suggestions that anyone has. Thank you! Bret C
Mguttman
Mguttman
Jun 26 2010
5.0.1
4.0
Jun 26 2010
4.0
Version: 5.0.1
Just makes it easy. Thanks!
Secretuser
Secretuser
Oct 28 2009
5.0.1
0.0
Oct 28 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
easy iweb publisher didnt work for me the first time, some of my pages didnt upload, so i would recommend trying to upload again. it worked for me fine second time.
Spoons14
Spoons14
Oct 9 2009
5.0.1
0.0
Oct 9 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
I designed a website in iWeb and publish via a free web host. I use Easy iWeb Publisher to upload changes. It has worked fine for several months but now when I try and upload it says it can't find remote directory or fail to upload file: index.html at /Users/ It worked perfectly fine before and I haven't done anything different, what the heck is going on???
Clyde'S-Mom
Clyde'S-Mom
Sep 28 2009
5.0.1
0.0
Sep 28 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
I have used Easy iweb publisher with one website, but when I add the second configuration and try to check it, it never completes. The dial just keeps spinning. I have no trouble with the first site or configuration. Can someone help me with this?
Personym
Personym
Aug 3 2009
5.0.1
0.0
Aug 3 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
DOWNLOADING EASY iWEB PUBLISHER Hi MACUPDATE ADMIN Thanks for your speedy reply to my problem suggesting "Try using another browser to download the file" I did as you suggested : I tried Camino and Firefox under Mac, and Internet Explorer running under PC emulation using VMware Fusion. They each gave the same result: all I got was a .htm copy of the page that I was clicking the download linkage on. What happens is this: 1. I bring up the www.plyxim.com/free page ... no problem 2. Then I click on Easy iWeb Publisher v5.0 3. Which takes me to: http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/21666 4. This takes me to a page telling all about Easy iWeb Publisher 5.0.1 which includes a "Download Now (561K)" linkage (which seems to point to the exact same page I'm already looking at) 5. I click on the "Download Now" link. 6. Which does a split second link to another Macupdate page that goes so fast I can't read the URL it's going to ... and then it returns me to exactly the same page I'm was on before (i.e. http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/21666) 7. In the Downloadfolder on my Mac there is certainly a 52K file called 21666.html ... but this is just an image of the http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/21666 page and not a copy of the software to be downloaded. I am very ready to think that I am doing something stupid but could it be possible that there is an error on page http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/21666 in that it contains an incorrect linkage ... ???? Would it be possible for you to try the Download Now link for Easy iWeb Publisher on page http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/21666 to see if it works for you and let me know what I am doing wrong. Many thanks for your patience. Personym
Laurenwantshelp
Laurenwantshelp
Jul 4 2009
5.0.1
0.0
Jul 4 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
I've been searching High And Low for help on this issue. it seems like many other people have the same issue but no one has come with solutions! im desperate to launch my site this week and I NEED HELP everything goes smoothly up until the point at which i "Publish To Web" Once i do that uploading suddenly stops and says "Couldn't Stop Upload!" all you can click is OK, once i click OK it says Transfer Stopped By User. WHAT DO I DO TO STOP THIS!!! HELP IS NEEDED HERE THANKS!
Jack-edgar
Jack-edgar
Jul 4 2009
5.0.1
0.0
Jul 4 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
It was recommended to me that I download this application to publish my website. I am having trouble using it and I would really appreciate some help. When ever I try and check my configuration or try and publish the website, the application comes up with unexpected termination. What could be causing this. I checked with my hosting website and they said the configuration sounded correct. Thanks for the help!
Davidmcannon
Davidmcannon
Jun 3 2009
5.0.1
5.0
Jun 3 2009
5.0
Version: 5.0.1
Only used it once thus far (with iWeb 08 generated files to a Zen hosted website) but absolutely perfect - downloaded the app, and uploaded my website in less than 5 mins. Could not ask for more - great free app
Lusea
Lusea
Apr 9 2009
5.0.1
0.0
Apr 9 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
Help Please!! I am trying to use this application BUT... It keeps telling me " Cannot open Local file.db: No suc file or directory " What should I do?
Bgoodrich
Bgoodrich
Mar 12 2009
5.0.1
0.0
Mar 12 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
I've got questions, not a review -- sorry, but would love advice! I've got an old and many-page website through my university that only permits sftp connections, not ftp. Will this work there, and in the old subdomains? Also, will it change the index's url address? I don't want to complicate other people's links to it. Thanks!
Michaoh
Michaoh
Mar 10 2009
5.0.1
0.0
Mar 10 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
After trying many times to upload optimized versions of my iWeb-created site within iWeb, only to find that I shot down the whole site (????), - at least I couldn't find it anymore..., Easy iWeb Publisher 5.0.1. did the job perfectly. So from now on I'll be able to work on my site and publish it without fearing to loose contact. Great application!
telemmaite-elf
telemmaite-elf
Feb 27 2009
5.0.1
0.0
Feb 27 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
NEED HELP! I need help. What should I put in the field for "Folder To Publish To:"? What does it mean? I'm trying to publish my iWeb Site straight to the interet, using izfree.com as a domain/server hosting.
Bfapowermac
Bfapowermac
Feb 16 2009
5.0
0.0
Feb 16 2009
0.0
Version: 5.0
I have tried easy iWeb 4 and when I uploaded my web file it said successful but my web host didn't get anything? Then I downloaded iWeb ver 5. Now it will start upload then a pop up window comes on and says "Couldn't stop upload!" then when I hit "ok" it says "Transfer aborted by user." Anyone please help! I have the all the ftp info and when I check configuration it says ok????
Thinkx
Thinkx
Dec 9 2008
4.0
0.0
Dec 9 2008
0.0
Version: 4.0
Just trying it out.. so far so good.. a few UI bugs, and the user-interface could use some consolidation, i.e. too many drawers for such a simple program. But nice and simple so far.. good tool, not just for iWeb, but for any web design tool that publishes it's files to a local folder.
Jason108
Jason108
Dec 2 2008
4.0
0.0
Dec 2 2008
0.0
Version: 4.0
Does easy iweb pubisher use a secure protocol FTP over SSH2 thanks
Pissnaround
Pissnaround
Nov 6 2008
4.0
0.0
Nov 6 2008
0.0
Version: 4.0
can't seem to download this version
Wa!
Wa!
Nov 1 2008
3.0.3
4.0
Nov 1 2008
4.0
Version: 3.0.3
Works as advertised. I have multiple websites using subdomains and was able to save paths and login info into individual configurations for simple toggling as needed. Yes, it really is only a customized ftp client, but it has been optimized for iWeb use and is (in my opinion) intuitive and elegant as all Mac software should be. iWeb has a perfectly good uploading solution that has (selfishly) been restricted to MobileMe domains and until Apple sees the light, Easy iWeb Publisher is going to bridge that gap for me...
Shanem
Shanem
Jun 11 2008
3.0
0.0
Jun 11 2008
0.0
Version: 3.0
Got it working and while only tried once it worked perfectly. Most confusion for me was in working out the "folder to publish to". I had to dig out the old email i received when I signed up where it had some FTP info that stated ... "INITIAL REMOTE SITE LOCATION: var/www/html" ... Once this was entered as the folder it worked perfectly. I was also a little confused initially on how to maintain .mac site and personal domain separately. Firstly, I don't think is a way to stop your personal domain site from being published to .mac short of deleting it after publishing it to a folder. Hope I'm wrong, could easily be the case! Secondly, to get just the desired site published to your personal domain just go into "sites" folder from your mac and grab just the folder you want published... iWeb publishes everything to "sites" so you need to be a bit careful. Probably very self explanatory but I would have this info useful a few hours ago!
Mac-Mail
Mac-Mail
Jun 1 2008
3.0
0.0
Jun 1 2008
0.0
Version: 3.0
Corrupted!
Grifmx
Grifmx
May 1 2008
2.0.5
0.0
May 1 2008
0.0
Version: 2.0.5
worked once, now I get this message. "Applescript Error" Can't set class menl 3 of class popB popup of window config to class menl 3 of classB popup of window config. (-10006) Any Help?
Garyi
Garyi
Apr 7 2008
2.0.5
0.0
Apr 7 2008
0.0
Version: 2.0.5
As an FTP uploader its fine. However to put iweb in the name is a little disingenuous as it has nothing to do with iWeb. Any FTP uploader on macupdate or elsewhere will do precisely the same function.
Jamesworld
Jamesworld
Feb 12 2008
2.0.1
5.0
Feb 12 2008
5.0
Version: 2.0.1
What's this, a program that actually works? That's not shock enough for you? How about a developer that actually responds and fixes bugs when you report them? It works with Leopard. Apple's Dirty Tricks Committee made sure you'd have to jump through hoops to publish your iWeb created site anywhere besides .Mac. The larger my site got the longer it took to upload the whole thing to the server every time I updated the least little thing. Then came Easy iWeb Publisher 2.0 to the rescue. It worked but only if I reconfigured and removed a space the program placed before entry fields every time I used it. Not a big deal. It's freeware and it worked. I wrote to the developer anyway and reported the bug. He sent me 2.0.1 that fixed it restoring my faith in software developers as people with the possibility of possessing a soul.
Aquvelvetman
Aquvelvetman
Jan 15 2008
2.0
0.0
Jan 15 2008
0.0
Version: 2.0
This is a great program. Be sure you know which folder your site is supposed to be in (ask your host) and there's nothing to it. I do have one question: I have a couple subdomains that go into folders within my main folder. Can this program send files into a nested folder? I saw a comment on an earlier version that said it couldn't. Can 2.0?
Gv
Gv
Dec 1 2007
2.0
5.0
Dec 1 2007
5.0
Version: 2.0
Brilliant and perfect for any Mac user. Unlike other programmes, it's easy to use. Type in details, drag the files and it works. If only all software worked like this
Jcm1963
Jcm1963
Jul 20 2007
1.4
5.0
Jul 20 2007
5.0
Version: 1.4
this program is FANTASTIC. super easy to use. just drag your website folder onto it, and it does the rest for you. my site had a bunch of scrambled text issues and weird things with question marks all over the place (after uploading it). then i uploaded it with this program, and the site looks flawless. to the developers of this program - thank you!!
Silverface
Silverface
Apr 12 2007
1.4
1.0
Apr 12 2007
1.0
Version: 1.4
Easy Iweb Publisher seems easy to use - until you try to use it. First, it gives you no clues as to how to log in to your website - and at least with mine, there's one login system for editing and another for other stuff (and not knowing anything about how they work, that's WHY I wanted to use this soiftware!). Once I was finally able to get it configured, it asked me what I wanted to upload. Uhhh...why ask ME? I'm the one who doesn't know, remember? After an hour of aborted attempts I learn I'm not supposed to be uploading the folder called "site" (that would be too logical to have to explain, right?) but instead have to upload my whole folder iWeb created, along with all the folders in it. So that ground away for over an hour (it was a very simple site layout - I don't KNOW how to make it complicated) - and finally it was done - "successfully uploaded"! And it doesn't work. Nothing - just a blank page. All the files are on the server just how Easy IWeb Published laid them out - but the site does not come up. So I deleted it all off the server and started...again. Same results - nothing. So I created a one-page, no pictures, all text site to try. It uploaded that successfully as well - and it doesn't work either. I've talked to people using the same server, and they understand html-whatever and ftp this and that...and have no problems at all. They say it's a bulletproof server with no special requirements. I guess except the one that causes "Easy" to upload stuff and cause it to not work. I suppose you get what you pay for - but I'm not happy at wasting hours over two days messing around with this thing. Nonexistent help files, no response to inquiries....forget support - sure, it's free, but if it doiesn't work you darned well should offer support. Back to square one and try to find another uploading program - hopefully one that works. I'd give this thing a "minus" for the wasted time were it possible, especially since my questions remain unanswered. but maybe there are SO many questions from people with the same problem the guy (or company, whatever) has just given up. Rating = worse than awful.
Hervé-5
Hervé-5
Apr 9 2007
1.4
0.0
Apr 9 2007
0.0
Version: 1.4
looks like it cannot handle more than one subfolder level on target ftp server. Too bad, mine looks like /eb/myprovider/me/html/etc...
Gte037p
Gte037p
Feb 22 2007
1.4
0.0
Feb 22 2007
0.0
Version: 1.4
When I upload the site, it puts all sub-folders in one folder into a nested folder list.. should be.. files/1folder files/2folder files/3folder etc.. instead it does this.. files/1folder/2folder/3folder...etc/
Guest
Guest
Jan 2 2007
1.3.4
0.0
Jan 2 2007
0.0
Version: 1.3.4
I just uploaded www.cigarhistory.info containing 122.5Mb and 1300 pictures in 15 sites and 90 pages. Well, uploaded most. Three sites didn't load. Bibliography with total of 11 text pages (some quite large which would print out to 150+ 9point two column pages); two other sites with their top of the page links and total of 19 pages of pix/text didn't upload. I'm in 10.3.9 and latest easy iweb publisher. Attempting to reload those three sites individually results in disappearing status bar and nothing happening. Any ideas?
Tctrojan
Tctrojan
Dec 9 2006
1.3.4
0.0
Dec 9 2006
0.0
Version: 1.3.4
It won't let you download
Rcepuch
Rcepuch
Dec 6 2006
1.3.2
5.0
Dec 6 2006
5.0
Version: 1.3.2
What a terrific program! I'd been banging my head against the wall trying to upload my iWeb-created site using my hosting company's painfully (and needlessly) complex software. Easy iWeb Publisher makes the process simple - as it should be, for those of us who aren't techies. I did experience a few glitches, thanks in large part to not being familiar with the relationship between FTP programs and firewalls, but developer Scott Finney patiently and cheerfully helped me get where I wanted to go. In the process, he made a few changes in the program to make it even easier for users - so there's now a v1.3.3, and I highly recommend it!
Ben-marko
Ben-marko
Nov 28 2006
1.3.2
0.0
Nov 28 2006
0.0
Version: 1.3.2
I was one who was frustrated by some shortcomings on the earlier version - and they have now been fixed. So it's a really good way (for me) to work on my sites now. Thanks to the developer for the hard work! :D
Davej
Davej
Nov 28 2006
1.3.1
0.0
Nov 28 2006
0.0
Version: 1.3.1
I also am unable to download this. The download link on the plyxim site links to http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/21666, so I keep going in circles.
Almar
Almar
Nov 24 2006
1.3.0
0.0
Nov 24 2006
0.0
Version: 1.3.0
no way to download version 1.3, do you know why?
Overfiend
Overfiend
Oct 15 2006
1.2.3
4.0
Oct 15 2006
4.0
Version: 1.2.3
I need to step in here for a second. I oversee the use of computers by about 170+ inidividuals. The physical work site that I oversee is a Mac based site. Now in regard to the negative feedback of this product, not to sound condescending, to coin a phrase, but anyone who cannot figure out how to use this has something wrong. Since the physical site who's systems and processes I manage utilizes a high level of department to department web publishing, and the users range in ability from tchnologically inept to moderate knowledge, I think that is a good barometer of the use of this product. I have not had one problem, and neither have my users. There have never been any issues with it. The program is a simple ftp program that does exactly what it seems to have been built for, minimize the steps in publishing a web page from iWeb to a level that even the most technologically challenged users could successfully publish their info. When examining this program an egocentric viewpoint cannot be utilized, rather and understanding of what it is meant for. I have read reviews that state an FTP is enough for this task and that this program is not anyhting fantastic; in response to that, don't use it then. For those who have little knowledge and need a simple publishing solution taht even a 5 year old could use with success (and they can) this is a heck of a great program.
Oneblessedguy
Oneblessedguy
Sep 20 2006
1.2.1
4.0
Sep 20 2006
4.0
Version: 1.2.1
I have been following this program's development. Each time I have downloaded it, tried it and deleted it. This last update is the first time I have seen it upload any files. The progress bar is a nice touch. It does some weird things though. It will progress and then poof it goes back to zero. Also, it deleted, not updated, a whole section of my site. I guess I would like to see it work with my website. Can I give you my logs and see if we can get this working? Thanks! Dave
Tournesol
Tournesol
Sep 13 2006
1.2.1
4.8
Sep 13 2006
4.8
Version: 1.2.1
Yes! Now it works. Great app :)
Tournesol
Tournesol
Sep 11 2006
1.2
4.8
Sep 11 2006
4.8
Version: 1.2
Still doesn't work. First of all it uploads all files even if only changed files has been chosen, secondly it doesn't finish the upload saying something like 'could'nt change directory'. To bad, would really like it to work.
Tournesol
Tournesol
Sep 2 2006
1.1
4.8
Sep 2 2006
4.8
Version: 1.1
Doesn't work. Says its uploading to my site, but using activity monitor, i can see nothing is being uploaded and then it seems like the app freezes - only force quit works. To bad :(
Stike
Stike
Aug 8 2006
1.0.1
4.8
Aug 8 2006
4.8
Version: 1.0.1
Just tried it for the first time, and it can automatically upload only CHANGED files or all files, whatever you wish, as well it overwrites all those files which are already on the server automatically, not like Cyberduck or other non-automated (for this purpose) apps. To make it short: This app rocks, thank you. Works like a charm.
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