Frontpage Hosting

Frontpage is excellent product developed by Microsoft, it’s a WYSIWYG editor for creating/designing websites easily , you don’t need to have programming knowledge for developing your websites if you use this product. Its specifically a designing tool for website creation and management,  users can easily author their web pages and can develop their feature-rich websites having professional feel. As Frontpage is a WYSIWYG editor you can easily create edit all webpages, you will see all the changes instantly what you have done for your webpage. This is most important feature of Frontpage  application. All codes are created dynamically once you start building your webpages however if you know HTML you can edit code, you have this feature available with Frontpage thus you can use custom codes using Frontpage.

As you are using WYSIWYG editor you can see your website/webpage layout, background layout, fonts, colors, photos and can edits them as per your requirements. Thus using WYSIWYG editor you have freedom for creating and managing  complex webpages with not much technical knowledge required. You can create complex webpages using this applications very easily. Frontpage can be used for creating interactive web pages, can easily create forms, hit counters, search boxes, link buttons etc… you don’t need to perform any complex server-side programming for creating such features for your website. You have all tools available within Frontpage which can be used just by dragging and dropping them on your webpage while you are creating your webpages.
If you are going to use Frontpage you will have tp check with your webhost if he support Frontpage on their hosting package. Almost all webhost support Frontpage on their Windows as well as Linux hosting Plans.  You will have to check if your webhost have FrontPage extensions integrated with their server else your frontpage based website or  applications will not function properly.

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Website publishing using Frontpage.

Publishing your web site with Microsoft FrontPage is a relatively straightforward process, just follow following steps to connect the Frontpage and publish the sites files/folders.
1.Begin by starting Microsoft FrontPage Explorer from your Windows Start Menu.

2.Select Open Web… from the File… menu. This will open the Open Web dialogue.

3.In the Open Web dialogue, select the My Network Places icon.

4.Now, enter http://www.yourdomainnameDOTcom into the Web Name field. Click Open to continue.

5.You will now be presented with a pop-up window entitled Enter Network Password.Enter your cPanel or FTP Username and Password without any space. Click OK to continue.

6.FrontPage Explorer will open a Folder List window at the left-hand edge of the Explorer screen that will contain the entire directory structure for your webspace.

7.To edit pages using FrontPage, double-click any of the web pages listed in the Folder List. A new FrontPage window will open for each page you select.

8. To upload newly-modified pages to the web, select File… then save… from the FrontPage Explorer tool bar. Your web pages will automatically reflect your latest changes.

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This post was written by on August 31, 2008

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