NEW - Mac OS X Support:
Run Contribute 2 on Mac OS X and automatically detect and connect to existing .mac accounts.
NEW - Expanded Connectivity Support:
Connect to any web server using SFTP in addition to standard FTP and LAN protocols.
NEW - Third Generation Site Connection System:
Leverage new high performance connection technology to connect to the widest range of network and server configurations.
Use Contribute to update existing websites without site changes or server components.
Tutorials, Task Panel, and Interactive Product Tour:
Get up to speed in just a few minutes.
Quickly walk through the process of getting connected to a website.
Encrypted Connection Keys:
Send website connection settings by e-mail using password-protected connection keys.
Comprehensive My Connections Manager:
Manage your connections to multiple websites.
Sample Starter Pages:
Jump-start your work with templates for project pages, collaboration sites, calendars, photo albums, and more.
Dreamweaver MX HTML Authoring Engine:
Content changes will not insert extraneous code or reformat existing code.
Script and Server Code Protection:
Cascading Style Sheets Support:
Ensure that new and updated pages match your site's look and feel.
Edit Text Only:
Prevent users from editing anything on a page except text.
Dreamweaver Template Support:
Create templates in Dreamweaver to control the specific sections of a page that Contribute users can edit.
Designated Template Pages:
Designate any existing page as a template for new pages.
Automatically generate XHTML-compliant code when editing XHTML pages.
Require that website edits and changes meet guidelines for accessibility.
NEW - FlashPaper Publishing:
Use new FlashPaper technology to embed any printable document directly into your web pages.
NEW - PayPal E-Commerce:
Rapidly enable websites for
e-commerce using new PayPal Merchant Tools.
Update and add content to existing websites as easily as editing a document in Microsoft Word.
Simple Three-Step Workflow:
Quickly browse to a page from within Contribute, make edits, and then publish your changes.
New Page Creation:
Easily create new web pages, copy existing pages, or create pages based on page templates.
Integrate with MS Office:
Drag and drop content from Microsoft Word and Excel into your web pages.
Launch and Edit Linked Documents:
Edit linked documents—including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint—and publish your changes immediately.
Quickly create links to web pages, documents, and e-mail addresses.
Easily insert images, documents, anchors, dates, and Macromedia Flash movies.
Full Table-Editing Support:
Add and delete rows and columns, split and merge cells, and format and sort data.
Open and Edit Images:
Right-click on an image to launch Macromedia Fireworks® MX or any other image-editing tool.
Create and manage new or existing bookmarks in Contribute.
Use full printing capabilities, including Print Preview and Page Set-up.
Use Contribute with both Freedom Scientific JAWS and GW Micro Window-Eyes.
Prevent accidental overwrites when working in teams.
Recover previous page versions with a single click.
Optional E-Mail Review:
Solicit feedback before you publish changes to your website.
Take advantage of automatic Dreamweaver template recognition and a shared check-in/check-out and page-versioning system.
Update pages while offline, and then publish them when you reconnect to the Internet.
Specify title, background color, and more.
Get immediate access to drafts of new pages or previously unpublished pages.
Remote File View:
Quickly find pages with a direct view into your site file structure.
Improved Security Support:
Automatically adhere to all existing file-server, website, and network security protocols. Contribute 2 also includes new
client password protection.
Central Site Administration:
Establish password-protected site-wide administration settings.
Regulate who can edit what and the type of changes they can make.
Regulate folder access, text tags, and image size, as well as page creation and deletion.
Dreamweaver MX Update:
Share encrypted connection keys and administer Contribute sites from within Dreamweaver MX.