|What's Front Page extensions?|
|Microsoft FrontPage is
a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) web building
software. FrontPage requires special 'extensions' installed on
the server. If you do not have Front Page Extensions installed
you will need to do so from your cPanel . |
Web cPanel from the menu at the left select “Front Page
Extensions”. A new page will open and you will be able to
select the virtualhost to install FPE to.
|Does it cost extra?|
|No, using FrontPage
Extensions does not cost you anything extra.|
|I use Front Page for creating my website. Do I
need the Front Page extensions in order to get my site
|No. It is not necessary
to use Front Page extensions.|
|I want to use the Front Page extensions. How
to do it?|
|You can use them only
by building your website using Front Page. |
FrontPage. Use only Front Page Explorer to upload your
website. Using an FTP client to transfer files can damage the
|Publishing your website with Front Page.|
|After you have built
your web pages on your hard disk, you can upload them to our
server. Once this is done, your pages will be viewable from
the web. However, you must do this in the following manner.
1. Launch FrontPage Explorer and open the web site you
have created on your computer.
2. From the menu at the
top select “File” > “Publish”
3. If this is the
first time you publish to our server, select “More Webs” and
enter the location you want to publish your FrontPage web site
to. (http://www.yourdomain.com/) Then hit the
Enter key on your keyboard.
If you are just making
changes to an existing web site, your 'Destination Web Server'
(http://www.yourdomain.com/) will appear in
the Publish window.
IMPORTANT: Use “http://www.yourdomain.com/” as the
Destination Web Server to publish to our server. Leave the
'Destination Web Name' blank.
4. Use the following
username and password:
Username: your account username
Password: your FTP password
|How come ONLY my index page is not loading
when I publish my site?|
|Right click index.html
(in FrontPage), select 'Properties' -> select Workgroup.
Chances are that you have checked off 'Exclude this file when
publishing the rest of the web.' - check it.|
|How do I BACKUP my website using FrontPage
|Open your web in
FrontPage. Next, in your folder list: |
1. Click on the
little (minus) sign so that it changes to a plus and pulls all
of your files into the one directory named: http://yourdomain.com/
It should also be
2. Go to 'File'
Choose 'Publish Web'
Now, select your desktop. We suggest
you create a folder on your desktop called 'BackUp'.
Now, select the backup folder, and click 'Open'
It may ask you some
questions, but that is all you have to do. It will
copy/publish your entire site to that folder of your
|Create your website online with
|Open FrontPage 2000.
1. Click 'File'
2. Choose 'Open Web'
3. Type in
your domain name in the FOLDER NAME BOX, type in your domain
name in the following FORMAT: http://yourdomain.com/
YOU MUST put it in
in this format or it will not work.
4. CLICK 'Open', and
you may have to click 'OPEN' again...
THIS should load
your entire site, where you will be able to dynamically edit
the entire site.
|Edit Your Published Web with FrontPage.|
|Once your FrontPage Web
is published and online, you will need to access it to make
updates and changes. Be sure that you are connected to the
internet before attempting to open your web on our server.
1. Open FrontPage Explorer and choose 'File' > 'Open
2. You can now choose to open a previously
created web on your PC or your web on our server.
Highlight the appropriate web or type in the web address
(www.yourdomain.com) and click OK.
4. Enter your Username
and FTP Password if required.
5. Make modifications and
recalculate links if needed. (See your FrontPage Manual for
info on when it's necessary to recalculate links).
|I am using Frontpage. Does this confict with
many of the offerings of your site?|
|Yes, FP will conflict
with all kinds of things. If you want to use anything with
your site that is NON-FP, then it is best not to use FP at