**Microsoft® FrontPage® FanZine**
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GET THE FRONTPAGE 2003 BETA 2 TECHNICAL
This technical refresh updates Microsoft
Office FrontPage 2003 Beta 2 to provide beta
users a direct upgrade path to the final
CHECK OUT THE NEWS ABOUT FRONTPAGE 2003
Find out what the press is saying about the
dynamic Web capabilities of FrontPage 2003,
including its support for Extensible Markup
OF OFFICE DEVELOPERS
At the Microsoft Office System Connections developers' conference,
Palm Springs, California, Oct 12-15, learn firsthand from Microsoft and
leading industry gurus about the most exciting version of Microsoft
Office. Hear about developing solutions using Microsoft Office Word 2003,
Microsoft Office Excel 2003, Microsoft Office Outlook® 2003, Microsoft
Office Access 2003, FrontPage 2003, Microsoft Office InfoPath® 2003, and
Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003. Choose from more than 40
sessions to learn how to take advantage of the XML and collaboration
capabilities of the Microsoft Office System. For details and to register,
REGISTER NOW FOR PDC 2003
At the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2003, Los Angeles,
California, October 26-30, look into the future of Microsoft platform
software with the developers responsible for building it. Register now and
get a chance to win lunch with Microsoft notables such as Chris Anderson
MICROSOFT OFFICE SYSTEM CHATS
Get answers from the Microsoft executives, developers, testers, and
others who helped create the Microsoft Office System, including FrontPage
2003. Join the weekly chats at:
FRONTPAGE 2003 PREVIEW
XML DATA-DRIVEN WEB SITES WITH FRONTPAGE 2003
Using FrontPage 2003 and Windows® SharePoint Services, you can easily
and quickly create XML-based data-driven sites that pull together data
from databases, XML documents, and Web services. This white paper walks
you through the process of building your own interactive site.
FRONTPAGE AND BUSINESS
CREATE HTML PRESENTATIONS THAT RUN ON A CD
By Katherine Nolan
Using FrontPage, you can create a
presentation that you can view on your
computer. Show it to a single client, loop
it at a trade show, or display it on a large
screen at a conference.
NEWSGROUPS: A PLACE TO NETWORK
By Kevin Spencer
Newsgroups don't seem to get a lot of
headlines these days, but they sure do get a
lot of traffic. Read about the advantages of
participating in newsgroups.
FRONTPAGE THEME FOR
THE HIGH SCHOOL SAMPLE SITE: DOWNLOAD
This sample site shows the great results you can get when you customize a
SharePoint Team Services site using Microsoft FrontPage version 2002.
TEMPLATE FOR THE GOVERNMENT SITE: DOWNLOAD
Customize your government site. Based in FrontPage, the site comes complete
with a home page, links, and other pages that are ready for you to add your own
PROCESSES AND WORKFLOW WITH DATABASES
By Kevin Spencer
Learn how to use a database to store Web layout and configuration information
and a browser to make global layout and configuration changes.
REDUCE YOUR SITE TO
REUSABLE INCLUDE FILES
By Adam Vincent Powell
Maintain your site with reusable include files, which are dynamically assembled
by the server to make Web pages on the fly.
FEATURED ADD-IN FOR FRONTPAGE
The Web Page Tune-up Utility can help improve search engine ranking, display
speed, and accessibility compliance by applying metatags and important HTML
attributes consistently across your entire site. Download it and try it out at:
GREAT FRONTPAGE-BASED WEB SITES
The Entertainment Department (TED), an entertainment provider to 25 holiday
resorts in England, Scotland, and Wales, needed to improve team communication
and training. Working with faxes and by telephone, the company realized that an
online solution could improve the efficiency of the operation, help recruit
entertainers, and more. Find out how FrontPage helped TED achieve its goals at:
TIPS AND TRICKS
FrontPage offers a number of features that can help you be more productive,
including: task and file management, reporting tools, hyperlink management, and
security and source control. Find more site-management tips and tricks at:
Create Consistent Web
FrontPage 2002 offers a variety of ways to help you make your site look
good, while at the same time making it simple to design, create, update, and
Paste the Way You
Want with Smart Tags
You can now decide how you want the formatting to appear when you use the
paste Smart Tag while pasting content from other Office programs into your
Global Find and
With the find-and-replace feature in Microsoft FrontPage 2000, you can
modify all of your pages with a single command.
THIRD PARTY SOLUTIONS
ABOUT ADD-IN SOFTWARE
Microsoft designed FrontPage with add-ins in mind, giving the Web author the
ability to choose and use add-ins to build better sites. This article
demonstrates how the Office Power! QuickWorks add-in integrates with FrontPage
to provide a powerful set of authoring tools not found in the stand-alone
JOIN THE WPD PROGRAM
BE AN INTERNATIONAL WEB PRESENCE DEVELOPER FOR MICROSOFT FRONTPAGENow
the Web Presence Developers (WPD) Program for Microsoft FrontPage has expanded
world wide. This program helps Microsoft's customers all over the world find
professionals to help them create and manage FrontPage-based Web sites. To learn
more and apply for membership, go to:
FRONTPAGE ADD-IN CENTER
Microsoft FrontPage Add-in Center provides a place where millions of people
using FrontPage can download and submit add-ins. Check it out at: http://www.microsoft.com/frontpage/downloads/addin/default.asp
NEW FRONTPAGE ONLINE COMMUNITY
The new FrontPage Community is your launching pad for communicating online with other users and pros about FrontPage and Web sites. Visit regularly, as there will be great new information and events you won’t want to miss. Come be a part of it today at:
FRONTPAGE USER GROUPS
Find out about user groups and get some pointers on how to start your own at:
To find out more about or get help accessing a FrontPage newsgroup, check out:
AIT'S SMT V4.0 MAKES
HOSTING YOUR FRONTPAGE SITE EASY
For a limited time, Advanced Internet Technologies (AIT) is providing free
set-up on virtual server accounts for FrontPage 2002 users. Learn how to make
the most of FrontPage technology. See why AIT is the leader in Web hosting.
Become a part of the AIT hosting family today.
EVALUATE EXCHANGE 2003 NOW
Get your free evaluation kit and learn how Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
can help your users communicate more effectively- anytime, anywhere.
ORDER THE MICROSOFT OFFICE SYSTEM BETA WITH FRONTPAGE TODAY
Get the Microsoft Office System Beta and check out how FrontPage 2003 can
help you broaden Web publishing beyond static pages into advanced, interactive
sites. See for yourself how FrontPage works with other Microsoft Office System
programs to help you turn information into greater business impact.
FRONTPAGE FANZINE COMMENTS
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SUBMIT YOUR FAVORITE SITE
Would you like to get the chance to get your Web site featured in our new Web Gallery? Send us the address of a great Web site that's built and managed with FrontPage version 2002. We're especially interested in those that are using FrontPage 2002 features in a unique way to create a great-looking Web site. Please place "Site Submission" in the subject line, tell us what features you are using and how you are using them, and include the site address (URL) in the body of the message. E-mail to:
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