Microsoft Frontpage extensions
FrontPage extensions allow you to use the publication feature and
dynamic page elements available in Microsoft's FrontPage software.
The FrontPage Extensions page shows whether or not FrontPage extensions
are currently installed on your account.
You should only install the server extensions if you intend to
use Microsoft's FrontPage software to create and upload your web
site. If you install FrontPage extensions you will not be able to
upload your files and manage your site using FTP.
Installing FrontPage Extensions
To install FrontPage extensions on a Windows virtual server you
should request this feature via your account control panel. There
is an additional annual charge for FrontPage extensions on a Windows
virtual server, you will have the opportunity to review this charge
before FrontPage extensions are actually installed. Please note
that any existing content on your web site will be erased during
the FrontPage Extensions installation process.
Uninstalling FrontPage Extensions
If FrontPage extensions are no longer required on your account you
can uninstall them. Uninstalling the server extensions will restore
access to your site by FTP. You should request this feature via
your account contol panel.
Using FrontPage Extensions
To publish your site using Microsoft FrontPage you must first have
FrontPage extensions installed on your account, see above. Click
the 'Publish Web' option from the 'File' menu in your FrontPage
software. Enter your full web site domain name when asked where
you want to publish your site to and click 'Publish'. You will be
asked for your account username and password, after which your site
will be published to the server. Note that you can only publish
your site to an active domain name using FrontPage, you cannot publish
your site using FrontPage to the FTP server, to a temporary URL
or to a domain name which is not yet fully transferred to our network.
FrontPage Technical Support
Please note that we cannot and will not provide technical support
on the use of Microsoft FrontPage, technical support issues relating
to the use of Microsoft FrontPage should be referred to Microsoft
Notes On Windows FrontPage Extensions
FrontPage 2002 extensions are installed on our Windows 2000 servers,
however due to the shared environment, the subwebs, usage analysis
and user management features are disabled.