Frequently Asked Questions

Publishing Your Web Site Using FrontPage

Last Updated: May 30, 2007 3:11 PM

FrontPage will only publish "Webs" and not individual pages. If you create a Web and then build pages inside it you will be able to upload those pages using FrontPage. If not, you will need to create an empty Web and then copy your pages into it.

To build an empty Web, select File >New in FrontPage.

Once your pages have been saved in a FrontPage Web can publish your Web site.

To Publish Your Web Site Using FrontPage

  1. Open FrontPage. From the File menu, select Publish Web.
  2. Enter the domain name you want to publish to, including the http://www. in front of it. Click OK.
  3. Enter your FTP user name and password and click OK.
  4. On the Publish Web window, click Options.
  5. Specify whether you want to publish only pages that have changed, or all pages. Click OK.
  6. Click Publish.

NOTE: If you are using any of the advanced FrontPage features like a hit counter or forms, then you must upload using the HTTP (e.g. address. If you upload your Web site using FTP (e.g.,, then the files that support FrontPage in your hosting directory may become corrupt.

You can find more information about FrontPage and creating a Web site using FrontPage at Microsoft's Web site:

FrontPage 2003 Support
FrontPage 2002 Support
FrontPage 2000 Support