SITES2 File Extension

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IWeb Site Design Project
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What is SITES2 file?

SITES2 filename suffix is mostly used for IWeb Site Design Project files. Apple defined the IWeb Site Design Project format standard. SITES2 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS. SITES2 file belongs to the Web Files category just like 303 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use iWeb software for managing SITES2 files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named iWeb was created by Apple, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and SITES2 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support SITES2 file extension

The following listing features SITES2-compatible programs. SITES2 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support SITES2 file

How to open file with SITES2 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening SITES2 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with SITES2 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install iWeb software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening SITES2 files is that no program that can handle SITES2 files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select iWeb or one of the recommended programs (for example, Apple iLife) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download iWeb installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Apple, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of iWeb and update if needed

If you already have iWeb installed on your systems and SITES2 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why SITES2 files are not compatible with iWeb. The latest version of iWeb should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open SITES2 files to iWeb

After installing iWeb (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open SITES2 files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the SITES2 file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where iWeb is installed, check the Always use this app to open SITES2 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with SITES2 extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with SITES2 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the SITES2 for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper SITES2 file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the SITES2 in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the SITES2 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. SITES2 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with SITES2 extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the SITES2 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with SITES2 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the IWeb Site Design Project file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open iWeb

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with SITES2 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with IWeb Site Design Project files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with SITES2 files affecting older versions of given software.

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