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Using FrontPage to upload your site.

This tutorial assumes that you have already created your web page/site and are ready to publish it to the server. Before you publish, however, take this time to save the web page/site files to your computer's hard drive. This way, you can be sure that you always have a copy in case anything should happen and a backup is unavailable.

Step 1:

Move your mouse to the upper left-hand side of the FrontPage window and click on File. This will open a drop-down menu from which you will click on Publish Web. If Publish Web is grayed out and you cannot select it, that means you have not created the web on your local system and should do so. We will assume, for this tutorial, that you are able to click on the Publish Web option.

Step 2:

You will now need to enter the URL for your web site. As an example, you would enter:

Now click on the Publish button.

Step 3:

You should now be prompted for your account's login information. Enter your username and password then click on the OK button.

Step 4:

You should see a status indicator at this point that shows the progress of the upload. If your site is fairly large in size or has any large images, you should expect this process to take several minutes. When FrontPage has completed the upload to the server, a message box will come up saying that the operation was successful: