Use Dropbox To Test Your Website Locally!I have already written several tutorials on how to use dropbox most effectively and innovatively ! In this tutorial you be knowing how to use dropbox to test your website locally ! Before we go into the tutorial,let me mention few words about Dropbox for the beginners.Dropbox is something that is more than an online storage service acts as your Virtual Hard disk drive on the cloud. Dropbox offers a free online storage space of 2GB and you want to add up more space you do it by referring it to your friends or paying around $19.99 per month for 100 GB of space.
How To Test Websites Locally Using Dropbox :
Inorder to test your website you will have to upload your data on to hosting servers.So with help of dropbox,you need not upload your data on to the server and can make use of it as a virtual server on which you can run and check your website locally.For webmasters it isnt a tough job to setup local servers and test run their websites.Where as for newbies this tutorial might be helpful !Though this method works more effectively for basic HTML sites,it might not be useful when it comes to using php websites.
First Download And Install Dropbox on to your PC – Download Link .
Then you need to copy the development folder of your website locally into the dropbox folder.So whenever you keep changing the code in the files locally they automatically get changed on to the dropbox server.Finally you will be able to test run the file in web browser with the help of Public link in the dropbox.
If you are a Newbie to Dropbox check out the below Video to understand how Dropbox works :