These instructions are for for FrontPage 2002 users.
Similar instructions are also provided for
FrontPage 2000 and
Web Site publishing allows you
develop your web site on your local computer, and upload to your domain
(publish) when you choose. All development and subsequent changes are
applied only to your local site. Changes are then synchronized with
your live site whenever you upload (publish).
Open Microsoft FrontPage and select "Open Web..." from the File menu...
Locate your existing web site on your local hard drive, or on your local
web server (if you have installed one). On your local hard drive, this
is likely to be in your C:\My Webs directory. If you are running
a local web server, this will be located under "My Network Places" and
listed as "yourlocalweb on localservername", although the actual URL would
Now click "Open"...
You will be presented with a graphical view of your web site. Create
and edit web pages using FrontPage's familiar explorer-type interface.
You can add other file types by simply dragging them into FrontPage
from other applications. New files you add, and any changes you make will affect your local copy only...
Once you're satisfied with your local copy, choose "Publish Web..."
from the File menu. Type http://www.yourdomain.com/ (replacing
"yourdomain" with your actual domain name) as the destination to publish to, and click "OK"...
Enter your account username and password and click "OK"...
Check the confirmation screen to make sure the destination is what
you expect and click "Publish"...
Your local copy will then be published to your live
web site. This process can take some time, depending on the size of your
site and your connection speed.