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What is FrontPage?

When you're ready to create your first web page, you may be wondering what is FrontPage? In this article, we'll take a look at the FrontPage Editor and Explorer. We'll also touch on the FrontPage Personal Web Server and the Site Manager. Read on to learn more! Until then, enjoy browsing the different components of FrontPage. After all, the web server is what will make your site look so great!

FrontPage Editor

The FrontPage Editor is a powerful, easy-to-use application for creating and editing web pages. The editor allows you to insert HTML code, Java applets, and other plug-ins. You can also insert hyperlinks to files and apply formatting to the text. Compared to other word processing software, FrontPage Editor has a familiar user interface and allows you to customize the layout of your pages. You can even add images and hyperlinks from a file.

FrontPage Explorer

Publish Web pages from FrontPage Explorer to the World Wide Web or an organization's intranet. To publish a web page, choose the Publish command in FrontPage Explorer and type the address of the page or file in the destination box. To publish a web page to the World Wide Web, verify that the URL addresses and paths of files are correct. Click OK when finished. This will publish all pages to the destination server.

FrontPage Personal Web Server

You can use FrontPage Personal Web Server to set up your own web site. First, you need to choose a port for your web server. By default, this is port 80. If you want to use another port, you must change the settings in FrontPage Personal Web Server. To do this, go to File -> Options -> Ports. Then, choose the port number for FrontPage Personal Web Server and click OK.

FrontPage Site Manager

The FrontPage Site Manager provides a user-friendly interface for web page editing. Its "What You See Is What You Get" (WYSIWYG) editor hides HTML code details from the user. This allows even novices to create and maintain web sites. Its web editor allows you to edit and customize pages as well as create, manage, and edit CGI programs. Here are some of the benefits of using the FrontPage Site Manager:

FrontPage Server Extensions

If you're using FrontPage, you've likely heard of FrontPage Server Extensions. However, they aren't just for authoring websites. These extensions are also required when using FrontPage Web Components. They interpret HTML comments and resolve them into HTML code before sending them to browsers. Despite its name, this approach to HTML generation has its critics. However, it does have some advantages.