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Microsoft® FrontPage® 2000 Step by Step
Author ActiveEducation
Pages 304
Disk 1 Companion CD(s)
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Published 05/07/1999
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Lesson 2: Creating a Web Site



Lesson 2: Creating a Web Site

Now that you've defined the purposes of the Lakewood Mountains Resort Web site and determined which pages it should include, it's time to start creating the Web site in Microsoft FrontPage. That's the good news. But your boss just stuck his head in your office and announced that you're meeting with the client tomorrow afternoon. A first draft of the Web site has to be ready for presentation at the meeting.

In this lesson, you will learn about FrontPage tools that can help you create a Web site in record time. You will then create a FrontPage-based Web and add a home page. You will enter and format text on the page, add a scrolling marquee, create another page, and import an existing page. You will change the properties of a Web page and preview your Web. Finally, you will learn how to organize your Web.

Creating a Web Site Using a Wizard

There are three ways to create a Web in FrontPage: use a wizard, use a template, or create the Web "from scratch." The method you choose depends on your specific needs and situation.

FrontPage wizards are best used for complex Web sites. Each wizard creates a different type of Web using a series of dialog boxes in which you select the specific options that fit your situation.

When you've made all your selections, the wizard creates the Web site based on your input. FrontPage includes the wizards described in the following sections.

Corporate Presence Wizard

The Corporate Presence Wizard creates a Web site for a company. The Web site includes a home page, a table of contents, a What's New page, a News Release page, a product and service directory, a Web page for each product or service, a Customer Feedback page, and a Web page that lets visitors search your site.

Click to view graphic
Click to view graphic

Discussion Web Wizard

The Discussion Web Wizard creates a Web site with a threaded message board, which allows visitors to view, post, and reply to messages on your Web site.

Import Web Wizard

The Import Web Wizard creates a new Web site based on existing Web files on your own computer or on a Web server. You can then modify the Web pages and Web structure as needed. You'll find this wizard especially useful for creating and testing updated versions of your own Web sites.

Create a Web site using a Wizard

In this exercise, you create a Web site using the Corporate Presence Wizard.

  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Web.

    FrontPage displays the New dialog box.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  2. In the Web Sites pane, click the Corporate Presence icon.

    FrontPage will use the Corporate Presence Wizard to create the Web.

  3. In the Specify The Location Of The New Web text box, delete the default text and type C:\My Webs\MyWizardDemo.

    FrontPage will create the C:\My Webs\MyWizardDemo folder. It will put all the Web files in that folder and its subfolders.


    If your hard disk drive is not drive C, substitute the appropriate drive letter in step 3.

  4. Click OK, and then click Next.

    FrontPage displays the first Corporate Presence Web Wizard dialog box, which explains the purpose of the Wizard. It then displays the second dialog box, in which you can select pages to include in the Web.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic


    The Corporate Web Wizard displays different dialog boxes depending on which pages you select for inclusion in your corporate Web.

  5. Click the What's New check box and the Search Form check box to deselect them, and then click Next.

    FrontPage will not include a What's New or a Search Form page in the Web. FrontPage displays the next dialog box, in which you select the information to be displayed on your corporate home page.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  6. Click the Introduction check box to select it, and then click Next.

    FrontPage will display an introduction on your corporate home page. FrontPage displays the next dialog box, in which you select how many pages the wizard should create to show information about products and services.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  7. Click Next.

    FrontPage displays a dialog box in which you can select the information you want displayed on each product or service Web page.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  8. Click Next.

    FrontPage displays a dialog box in which you can select the information you want to collect from Web site visitors who fill out your Feedback page.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  9. Click Next five times.

    FrontPage displays a dialog box in which you enter the name and address of your company.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic


    To keep this exercise brief, you skipped several dialog boxes you would normally complete, such as one in which you enter your company's phone number.

  10. In the What Is The Full Name Of Your Company text box, type Lakewood Mountains Resort. In the next text box, type Lakewood, in the final text box, type 1501 Bryant's Gap Trail, Erewhon, CA 94501, and click Finish.

    FrontPage creates a corporate presence Web based on the options you selected and the information you entered.

  11. On the Views bar, click the Navigation icon, and in the Navigation view, double-click the Home page.

    FrontPage displays your corporate home page. You can now modify the page by entering additional information.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  12. On the File menu, click Close Web.

    FrontPage closes the corporate Web you just created.


TIP
When you are creating Web filenames, get into the habit of creating names that do not contain spaces. Most Web servers do not recognize spaces in filenames. If you want to keep your Web filenames descriptive, you can separate words and still keep them connected by placing the underscore character (_) between words.

Corporate Presence Web Pages

The Corporate Presence Wizard can include several ready-to-use pages on your Web site. Even if you don't use the Corporate Presence Wizard, you can create these pages individually by using Web page templates. To use a template to create a page, click the Page icon on the Views bar. On the File menu, point to New, and click Page. FrontPage displays the New dialog box with a menu of page templates. Click the icon for the type of page you want to create, and then click OK.

Page Template Creates
Home A home page containing information you specify.
What's New A page with information about new pages or other updates on the Web site.
Products/Services One or more pages about products or services offered by your company, with a description of each product or service, benefits, part numbers, and pricing.
Table of Contents Lists all the pages in the Web site, with a hyperlink to each page.
Feedback Form Allows Web-site visitors to send feedback to an e-mail address you specify.
Search Form Allows Web site visitors to search the Web site for pages containing words they specify.

Creating a Web Site Using a Template

Unlike wizards, which prompt you for input and then design a Web based on that input, templates are ready-made Web sites that you can modify for your own needs. FrontPage includes the following templates.

This template Creates
Customer Support Web A Web site in which a company can answer customer questions and get feedback. It combines a message board with several other features, such as a frequently asked questions list (FAQ), a suggestion form, and an area for downloading information and software.
Project Web A Web site to share information about a project with members of the project team. It includes a page that lists team members, a schedule page, a project status page, a message board, and a search page.
Personal Web A Web site to showcase the interests of an individual. It includes a home page, a photo album page, an interests page, and a Web page for links to other Web sites.
One Page Web A Web site with only a home page.
Empty Web A Web site that you build from scratch. It does not include any Web pages.

Create a Web site using a template

In this exercise, you create a Web using the Customer Support Web template.


If you completed the previous exercise, notice that FrontPage has suggested MyWizardDemo2 as the name of your new Web because the last Web you created was named MyWizardDemo.

  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Web.

    FrontPage displays the New dialog box.

  2. In the Web sites pane, click the Customer Support Web icon.

    FrontPage will use the Customer Support Web template. This creates a Web site designed to provide help and solve problems for users of a company's products.

  3. In the Specify The Location Of The New Web text box, delete the default text and type C:\My Webs\MyTempDemo, and click OK.

    FrontPage creates a new Web based on the Customer Support template.


    If your hard disk drive is not drive C, substitute the appropriate drive letter in step 3.

  4. In the Folder List, double-click the file Index.htm.

    FrontPage displays the new Web's home page.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic


    Unlike a wizard, which asks you a series of questions about your Web, a template is simply a blueprint that FrontPage uses to create a particular kind of Web. Once you've created the Web, you can then modify it to suit your individual needs.

  5. On the displayed Web page, select the text [CompanyName], and then type Lakewood Mountains Software.

    FrontPage replaces the selected text with the text you typed.

  6. On the toolbar, click the Save button.

    FrontPage saves the Web page with your changes.

  7. In the Folder List, double-click the file Bugrep.htm.

    FrontPage displays the Web page which allows users to report problems in the company's products or services.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  8. In the Folder List, double-click the file Discuss.htm.

    FrontPage displays the Web page which allows users to read and respond to messages in a discussion board.

  9. On the File menu, click Close Web.

    FrontPage closes the Web you just created.

Creating and Importing Webs

Whether you use wizards or templates, there are essentially two ways to create a Web. The first way is to create the Web's pages and other files after you create the Web itself. The second way is to create a new Web based on existing files.

The second approach works especially well when you have a previous version of a Web—whether on your local hard disk drive or on a remote Web server—and you want to create a new version of the Web.

Create an empty Web

In this exercise, you create a new Web using the Empty Web template. You then close the empty Web.

  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Web.

    FrontPage displays the New dialog box.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  2. Click the Empty Web icon. In the Specify The Location Of The New Web text box, delete the default text and type C:\My Webs\Empty02, and then click OK.

    FrontPage creates a folder named Lesson02 and places a new, empty Web in the folder.


    If your hard disk drive is not drive C, substitute the appropriate drive letter in step 2.

  3. On the Views bar, click the Navigation icon.

    FrontPage normally displays a tree diagram of the current Web. However, because you haven't yet created any Web pages, there is no tree diagram to display.

  4. On the File menu, click Close Web.

    FrontPage closes the empty Web.

Import the Lesson 2 practice Web

In this exercise, you create a new Web based on the files in the Lesson02 folder in the FrontPage 2000 SBS Practice folder. You will use this Web for all the remaining exercises in Lesson 2.

  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Web.

    FrontPage displays the New dialog box.

  2. Click the Import Web Wizard icon. In the Specify The Location Of The New Web text box, type C:\My Webs\Lesson02, and then click OK.

    FrontPage displays the first Import Web Wizard dialog box.


    If your hard disk drive is not drive C, substitute the appropriate drive letter in step 2.

  3. Click the From A Source Directory Of Files option, click the Include Subfolders check box, and click the Browse button.

  4. Browse to the Lesson 02 folder in the FrontPage 2000 SBS Practice folder, and click OK.

  5. Click Next twice, and then click Finish.

    FrontPage creates a new Web based on the practice files and places it in the Lesson02 folder.

Creating a Home Page and Adding Text

Once you've created a Web, the next step is to add Web pages. By default, the first page you add will be treated as your Web's home page. The filename for the home page is either Default.htm or Index.htm, although the Web page title can be anything you choose.


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Web servers don't all use the same conventions for naming home pages. Most require this file to be named either Default.htm or Index.htm. If your home page name is different from what the Web server you're publishing to requires, don't worry; FrontPage automatically renames the home page when you publish a Web to a server. (If you're uploading files manually instead of having FrontPage publish them for you—as you must with popular Web sites such as GeoCities or The Globe—you will have to rename the file yourself.)

FrontPage makes it easy to add text and other elements to Web pages. To add text, you simply type it on the page. You can then apply standard Web text styles to the text. You can also format text (and other Web page elements) with FrontPage's own formatting tools and styles for headings or body text. There's even a Formatting toolbar with the same buttons as those in Microsoft Word and other familiar programs.

Create and title a Web page

In this exercise, you create a home page for Lakewood Mountains Resort.


If you are not working through this lesson sequentially, follow the steps in "Import the Lesson 2 practice Web" earlier in this lesson.

  1. On the Views bar, click the Navigation icon.

  2. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Page.

    FrontPage creates a new Web page and displays it as an icon.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic


    You can also click the New button on the toolbar to create a new page.

  3. In the home page icon, click the text Home Page to select it, type Lakewood Mountains Resort, and then press Enter.

    FrontPage retitles the Web page.


For a demonstration of how to create a home page, in the AVIFiles folder on the Microsoft FrontPage 2000 Step by Step CD-ROM, double-click the page 31 icon.

Add and format text

In this exercise, you open the Lakewood Mountains Resort home page for editing. You then add and format text on the page.

  1. Make sure your Web is displayed in Navigation view. Double-click the Lakewood Mountains Resort home page icon.

    FrontPage displays the home page in Page view.

  2. Type Lakewood Mountains Resort (but do not press Enter).

  3. The Text Style box at the left end of the Formatting toolbar currently says Normal. Click the drop-down arrow to expand the list.

    The Text Style list shows available text styles.

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    Click to view graphic

  4. Click Heading 1 in the list, and then on the Formatting toolbar, click the Center button.

    FrontPage formats the line in Heading 1 style and centers the heading horizontally on the Web page.

  5. Press Enter twice, and type 1501 Bryant's Gap Trail, Erewhon, CA 94501.


    TIP
    Notice that FrontPage underlines the word Erewhon. This indicates that the FrontPage spelling checker did not find the word in its word list and that it might be misspelled. However, you know that it is the proper name of a town and is spelled correctly. You'll learn how to use FrontPage's spelling checker in Lesson 9; just ignore the underlining for now.

  6. Select the text in the address line.

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    Click to view graphic

  7. On the Formatting toolbar, click the Bold button.

    FrontPage applies Bold formatting to the selected text.

  8. On the toolbar, click the Save button.

    FrontPage saves your changes.

Adding, Formatting, and Previewing a Marquee

You can easily add an impressive feature to the Lakewood Mountains Resort home page. A scrolling marquee displays text that slowly moves across the screen. This provides an eye-catching way to showcase a marketing message for Web site visitors. But use marquees and other animations sparingly. Numerous studies of Web users have noted that many people find Web sites that have
excessive motion, animation, and blinking to be annoying.

You can adjust the speed and direction of a marquee's text movement, as well as the font, size, and style of the text.

Add a marquee

In this exercise, you add a marquee to the Lakewood Mountains Resort home page. You then adjust the scrolling speed and format the text.


If you are not working through this lesson sequentially, follow the steps in "Import the Lesson 2 practice Web" earlier in this lesson, drag the file Index01.htm from the Folder List into the Navigation view, and double-click its icon.

  1. Click the line below the address line.

    FrontPage moves the insertion point to the next line. Notice that the insertion point is now aligned with the Web page's left margin.

  2. On the Insert menu, point to Component, and then click Marquee.

    FrontPage displays the Marquee Properties dialog box.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  3. Type the following in the Text text box:

    Welcome to Lakewood Mountains Resort, your luxury vacation retreat! Come home to: Spacious rooms. Fine food. Golf. Tennis. Swimming. Boating and fishing. Special programs for kids. And surprisingly low rates!

  4. Click OK.

    FrontPage places the marquee on your Web page. Only part of the text is visible, and it isn't scrolling. The text will scroll to the left when the page is displayed in a Web browser. You'll preview the marquee later in this lesson.

Customize the marquee

In this exercise, you change the width and background color of the marquee.

  1. Right-click the marquee, and then on the shortcut menu, click Marquee Properties.

    FrontPage displays the Marquee Properties dialog box.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  2. In the Size section of the dialog box, click the Width check box, type 400 in the Width text box, and verify that In Pixels is selected.

    The marquee will now have a width of 400 pixels.

  3. Click the Background Color drop-down arrow.

    The Background Color palette expands.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  4. Click the Yellow color tile.

    The Color palette closes.

  5. Click OK.

    FrontPage closes the Marquee Properties dialog box and changes the background color of the marquee to yellow.

Format the marquee text and save your work

In this exercise, you change the font and size of the marquee text.

  1. Right-click the marquee, and then click Font on the shortcut menu.

    FrontPage displays the Font dialog box.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic


    In the Font dialog box, you can also click the Character Spacing tab to change the spacing or vertical position of the text in the marquee.

  2. In the Font list, click Arial.

    FrontPage displays a sample of the Arial font in the Preview pane.

  3. In the Size list, click 4 (14 pt).

    The preview text increases in size to 14 points.


    TIP
    Points measure the height of text characters: there are 72 points per inch. Thus, 72-point type is one inch high, 12-point type is one-sixth of an inch high, and 14- point type is slightly less than one-fifth of an inch high.

  4. Click OK.

    FrontPage displays the marquee text in its new font and size.

  5. On the toolbar, click the Save button.

    FrontPage saves the Lakewood Mountains Resort home page.

Preview your Web page

In this exercise, you preview the Lakewood Mountains Resort home page.

  1. Click the Preview tab at the bottom of the FrontPage window.

    FrontPage displays a preview of the Web page. Although this provides you with a quick look at a Web page's appearance, it doesn't show how the page will look when loaded in a Web browser. Notice that the marquee text scrolls from right to left.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  2. On the toolbar, click the Preview In Browser button.

    FrontPage displays the Web page in your default Web browser.

  3. Click the Close button at the top-right corner of the Web browser window.

    The Web browser closes and FrontPage is redisplayed.

  4. On the Views bar, click the Navigation icon.

    FrontPage displays the Web structure.

Adding Web Pages

A Web can have just a single Web page. For a personal Web, you might consider this. But the Lakewood Mountains Resort Web needs several pages. You'll find that, with FrontPage, adding pages is easy to do.

To add a page, you can either create a new page or import an existing page. If you choose to create a new page, you can do so in most views. If you create a new page with your Web displayed in Navigation view (the view displayed when you click the Navigation icon on the Views bar) FrontPage creates a blank page and adds it to your Web.

Click to view graphic
Click to view graphic

There's an advantage in creating a page while your Web is shown in Page view (the view displayed when you click the Page icon on the Views bar). If you create a page in this view, you can use FrontPage's Web page wizards and templates. If you create a page in other views, it is a new blank page.

Just like the templates for Web sites, the templates for Web pages are pre-designed Web page blueprints for specific purposes. When you create a page with the Guest Book template, for example, the new page contains features and layout needed for a Web site guest book, as shown in the illustration. You simply add your own text and the page is ready to use.

Click to view graphic
Click to view graphic

When creating the Web for Lakewood Mountains Resort, you'll create new pages in both Navigation and Page view, and you'll import an existing page.

Add a new Web page in Navigation view

In this exercise, you create a new page in Navigation view, and then delete it from your Web.


If you are not working through this lesson sequentially, follow the steps in "Import the Lesson 2 practice Web" earlier in this lesson, and drag the file Index01.htm from the Folder List into the Navigation view.

  1. Make sure your Web is displayed in Navigation view and the home page icon is selected. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Page.

    FrontPage creates a new Web page and adds it to the Web's tree diagram as a "child" of the home page.

  2. Click the new page, and then press Delete. If the Delete Page dialog box appears, click the Delete This Page From The Web option, and click OK.

    FrontPage deletes the new Web page and its link to the home page.

Add a new Web page in Page view

In this exercise, you switch to Page view and browse through page templates before creating a new Web page.


FrontPage uses the terms "parent" and "child" to differentiate between upper-level and lower-level Web pages.

  1. On the Views bar, click the Page icon.

    FrontPage displays the Web page in Page view.

  2. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Page.

    FrontPage displays the New dialog box.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  3. Click the icon for the Narrow, Left-Aligned Body template.

    FrontPage displays the Web page layout in the Preview pane.

  4. Click the icon for the Three-Column Body template.

    FrontPage displays the Web page layout in the Preview pane.

  5. Click the Frames Pages tab at the top of the dialog box.

    FrontPage displays available templates for frames pages.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic


    You'll learn how to create frames in Lesson 8, "Using Frames."

  6. Click the General tab, click the Normal Page template, and then click OK.

    FrontPage creates a new, blank Web page and displays it in Page view.

  7. On the toolbar, click the Save button to display the Save As dialog box.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  8. In the File Name text box, type Location.htm, and then click Save.

    FrontPage saves the new Web page and adds it to the Folder List.

  9. On the toolbar, click the Save button.

    FrontPage saves your changes to the Web.


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You can also create a new page by clicking the New button at the left end of the Standard toolbar. Click the drop-down arrow to view a menu of options, including New Web.

Import a Web page

In this exercise, you import an existing Web page into the Lakewood Mountains Resort Web.

  1. On the Views bar, click the Navigation icon.
  2. On the File menu, click Import.

    The Import dialog box appears.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  3. Click the Add File button.

    FrontPage displays the Add File To Import List dialog box.

  4. Click the Look In drop-down arrow, browse to the FrontPage 2000 SBS Practice folder, double-click it, and then double-click the Extras folder.

    The Extras folder opens and displays a file list.

  5. Click the file named Recreati.htm, and then click the Open button.

    FrontPage adds the file to the import list.

  6. Use the same method to add the files Boat_trips.jpg, Pool01.jpg, and Tennis_courts.jpg to the import list.


    Press Ctrl while you click to select all three files.

  7. Click OK.

    FrontPage imports the Web page and photo files into your Web. Notice that they now appear in the Folder List.

  8. In the Folder List, double-click Recreati.htm.

    FrontPage displays the Recreation Web page.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  9. On the toolbar, click the Save button.

    FrontPage saves your changes.

Inserting a File into a Web Page

It's easy enough to enter Web page text in FrontPage. But what if you used Microsoft Word to write a description of Lakewood Mountains Resort? Of course, you could print the document, and retype the text in FrontPage. But it's easier to insert the Word document's contents directly into a Web page.

Using FrontPage, you can insert the following types of files into Web pages.

  • Microsoft Word documents

  • RTF (Rich Text Format) documents

  • TXT (plain text, or ASCII) files

  • Worksheets from Microsoft Excel and Lotus 1-2-3

  • WordPerfect 5.x and 6.x documents

  • HTML (Web page) files

Insert a document into a Web page

In this exercise, you insert the contents of an existing Rich Text Format document into a Web page.

  1. In the Folder List, double-click the file Location01.htm.

    FrontPage displays the file (a blank Web page) in Page view.

  2. On the Insert menu, click File.

    FrontPage displays the Select File dialog box. If necessary, navigate to the Extras folder within the FrontPage 2000 SBS Practice folder.

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    Click to view graphic

  3. Click the Files Of Type drop-down arrow, and click Rich Text Format (*.rtf).

    There is only one Rich Text Format document in the folder: Location.rtf.

  4. Click Location.rtf, and then click the Open button.

    FrontPage imports the text and inserts it on the Location.htm page. Notice that the document's formatting, such as the bold type, has been preserved.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  5. On the toolbar, click the Save button.

    FrontPage saves the Web page.


If an alert box is displayed notifying you that this feature is not installed, insert the Microsoft OFfice 2000 CD or FrontPage 2000 CD in your CD-ROM drive, and click Yes.

Changing Web Page Properties

Web page properties include its title, location, and summary. You can change a Web page's properties even after it has been created in FrontPage.


If you are not working through this lesson sequentially, follow the steps in "Import the Lesson 2 practice Web" earlier in this lesson.

View and change the properties of a Web page

In this exercise, you view and change the properties of the Location Web page.

  1. In the Folder List, right-click Location02.htm, and then click Properties on the shortcut menu that appears.

    FrontPage displays the Properties dialog box for Location02.htm.

    Click to view graphic
    Click to view graphic

  2. In the Title text box, type Location, and then click the Summary tab.

    FrontPage displays the Summary section of the dialog box. In the Comments text box, you can write an explanation of the purpose of the current page.

  3. Click OK.

    FrontPage changes the title of the Web page.

  4. On the toolbar, click the Save button.

    FrontPage saves the Location page with its new title.

Organizing Your Web

Although you now have three pages (the index page, the location page, and the recreation page) in the Web site for Lakewood Mountains Resort, they aren't arranged in any particular structure. You know that the home page is the "starting" page, but beyond that, there's no organization.

In FrontPage, you can structure your Web by dragging Web page files into the Navigation view's tree diagram. There are many good reasons to do this. First, it makes your Web structure easier to understand. Instead of having to remember which Web pages link to which, you can simply look at the tree diagram.

Another reason has to do with designing your site. You can make FrontPage set up navigation bars to link all the pages displayed in Navigation view. Navigation bars use the information in the tree diagram to link pages. If the tree diagram of your Web isn't accurate, navigation bars won't work correctly.

Organize your Web

In this exercise, you create a navigation structure for the Lakewood Mountains Resort Web.


If you are not working through this lesson sequentially, follow the steps in "Import the Lesson 2 practice Web" earlier in this lesson.

  1. On the Views bar, click the Navigation icon.

    Only the home page is displayed in Navigation view.

  2. Drag the file Location01.htm from the Folder List into Navigation view below the home page.

    A line connects the home page with the Location page.

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    Click to view graphic

  3. Release the mouse button.

    FrontPage makes the Location page into a child (lower-level page) of the home page.

Finish the lesson

  1. Click the Close button at the top-right corner of the FrontPage window.

  2. If FrontPage prompts you to save changes, click the Yes button. FrontPage exits.

Lesson 2 Quick Reference
To Do this
Preview a Web page Display the page in Page view and click the Preview tab at the bottom of the FrontPage window. Or, click the Preview In Browser button on the toolbar.
Create a Web On the File menu, point to New, and click Web. Click the icon for the desired wizard or template. In the Specify The Location Of The New Web text box, type the name of the new Web and click OK.
Create a blank Web page Display the Web in Navigation view. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Page.
Create a Web page using Display the Web in Page view. On the File menu, a wizard or template point to New, and then click Page. In the dialog box, click the wizard or template you want to use, and click OK.
Enter and format text on a Web page Double-click the Web page in the Folder List. In Page view, type and format text just as you would in Microsoft Word.
Add a marquee Display the Web page in Page view and click the location where you want the marquee. On the Insert menu, point to Component, and then click Marquee. Type the marquee text, and then click OK.
Change marquee Right-click the marquee and click Properties on properties the shortcut menu. Enter new properties as desired, and then click OK.
Change a Web page's properties Right-click the Web page in the Folder List, and then click Properties. In the dialog box, enter or select new properties as desired. Click OK.
Import a Web page On the File menu, click Import, and then click the Add File button. Browse to the file, click it, and click Open. Click OK.
Insert a file into a Web page Display the Web page in Page view, and then click File on the Insert menu. Browse to the location of the file to insert, click the Files Of Type drop-down arrow, and then click the desired file type. Click the file to insert, and then click the Open button.
Organize a Web Display the Web in Navigation view. Drag Web pages from the Folder List to form a tree diagram of the Web Structure.


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Last Updated: Friday, July 6, 2001