**MICROSOFT FRONTPAGE BULLETIN**
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GRAPHIC SOLUTIONS & MULTIMEDIA
The February 2001 issue
will be all about graphic solutions and multimedia using FrontPage to help give
your Web site real pizzazz!
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as these, so if you want to look back this
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This months issue
Welcome to this month's E-Commerce edition of the FrontPage Bulletin. Be sure to
visit us on the Web at:
will help you understand how to get your Web site from your hard drive to the
Worldwide Web when you're ready for the world to see it. After a short
introduction, it outlines your options: publishing from your hard drive, using
HTTP or FTP, or working live against a Web server. You can check it out at:
FRONTPAGE ON A SERVER WITHOUT SERVER EXTENSIONS
FrontPage user wishes to develop a Web site without FrontPage Server Extensions.
This article shows you how to restrict specific features that require FrontPage
Server Extensions by using the "Compatibility" feature in FrontPage.
Find out how at:
TO FRONTPAGE DATABASE FEATURES
You can use
Microsoft FrontPage 2000 like a true database expert to easily integrate
database power into your Web site. By using new features built into FrontPage
2000, you can now gather dynamic Web site content and organize this information
into a solid, powerful database. Visit:
THE RIGHT HOSTING COMPANY FOR YOUR WEB SITE
How important is
it to you that your site is up and running 24x7 or that your e-commerce needs
are met from point of purchase through shipping? Web Presence Providers vary in
their levels of service, offerings, and costs. This article can help to
demystify the process of choosing the right home for your FrontPage-based Web
A HOSTING COMPANY BECOMES A WPP
A Web Presence
Provider (WPP) for Microsoft FrontPage is an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
that has passed testing on their configuration of the FrontPage Server
Extensions. Becoming a registered WPP is an excellent way to expand your Web
site hosting services and customer base. To find out how your company can become
a WPP, go to:
GREAT WEB SITES
In November, we
asked you to send us the address of a great Web site built with FrontPage. The
response was tremendous; you sent us hundreds of outstanding sites. Here are
E-COMMERCE FOR FRONTPAGE 2000
solution package from Boomerang Software, Inc., integrates directly with
FrontPage 2000. It includes merchant account tools, shopping cart functionality,
and automatic order processing as well as WebStore templates, online
administration, and more. Unleash the power of FrontPage 2000 and add full
e-commerce capability with Total E-Commerce. Find out more at:
PUBLISHING OF YOUR FRONTPAGE-BASED WEB SITE
There are many
ways to publish Web pages, but FrontPage automates the process for you. It also
helps you to publish only what you want and to leave the rest behind on your
First, before publishing your site ask your Web site hosting company if they
support the FrontPage Server Extensions*. Then follow these easy steps:
Make sure that your forms and links work properly on your own computer.
To mark the files you DO NOT want to publish:
1. On the View menu, click Reports, then select Publish Status.
2. Right-click the filename, then choose Properties.
3. Click the Properties tab, then select the Exclude This File When Publishing
the Rest of the Web checkbox. (Make sure that this box is cleared for the files
that you do want to publish.)
Then, to continue publishing, click Publish Web on the File menu, then choose
Options. Select the options that apply to you.
Finally, enter the URL of your Web site (such as http://www.mydomainname.com)
and then click Publish. FrontPage does the rest!
*If they do not support the FrontPage Server Extensions, you can select a Web
hosting company from the list of registered Web Presence Providers for FrontPage
Tip courtesy of
ScreamDesign, Inc. Visit them on the Web for helpful information, products, and
services, including freebies for building Web sites, at:
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