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Jill has a MA in Clinical Psychology, a BS in Computer Science, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering.

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In Jill's previous life, she spent 17 years in the engineering and quality organizations of a Fortune 100 tech company.


How to get an FTP password out of Dreamweaver

April 27th, 2012

You know when you type an FTP password into Dreamweaver, it turns it into little stars? Well what if for some reason, you need to know what that password is?

The answer for the credit goes to this article from Daft Logic: Decode / Recover Dreamweaver Password.

On this website, you export the website (from Dreamweaver, Manage Sites -> Pick Site -> Export) and it will come out as an .ste file. This is a text file you can open and read. The password is preceeded by something obvious like “pw”. But it’s encrypted. That’s why Daft Logic’s site is great, it will decode it for you.

Thank you to Daft Logic!

J. Olkoski
Aldebaran Web Design, Seattle
Jill Olkoski has a BS in Engineering, a BS in Computer Science and an MA in Clinical Psychology. She delights in using her advanced technical and psychological skills to help small business owners develop cost-effective and successful websites.

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