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Creating an ASP.NET 2.0 Personal Web Site

Last Updated: January 11, 2007 11:25 AM

Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition includes a Personal Web Site Starter Kit. This starter kit provides you with a basic home page, a page for your resume, another to place a collection of your favorite links, and another page that enables you to publish your photos.

For more information about the ASP.NET 2.0 Personal Web Site, see the Introduction to the Personal Web Site Starter Kit on MSDN.

To Create an ASP.NET 2.0 Personal Web Site

  1. Download and install the Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition.
  2. Next, you need to enable ASP.NET 2.0 on your Windows hosting account.
  3. Setup the ASP.NET 2.0 schema for your SQL Server database.
  4. Add the "personal-add.sql" schema for your Web site to your SQL server database.
  5. Modify the connection strings section of your web.config file.
  6. Upload your Web site.