Microsoft FrontPage PPT


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Microsoft FrontPage PPT

  1. 1. Microsoft FrontPage Anushree
  2. 2. Contents • What is Frontpage? • History of Frontpage • Features • Salient features • Frontpage Application Window • Frontpage Views
  3. 3. What is Frontpage? • Microsoft Frontpage was designed to allow novice users to create and edit web pages without the knowledge of any HTML codes. • Frontpage is an HTML editor and website administration tool. Contents
  4. 4. History of Frontpage • Microsoft Frontpage’s initial outing was under the name of Microsoft, came in with the release of the Windows NT 4.0 server and Web server internet information services 2.0. • Frontpage 1.1 would run under NT 4.0 server or workstation or on Windows 95. • Frontpage 98, the Frontpage editor which was used for designing web pages was a separate application from the Frontpage. • Explorer was used to manage website folders. • Frontpage has been created by Microsoft Expression Web and Sharepoint Designer, which were released in December 2006, alongside Microsoft Office 2007. Contents
  5. 5. Features • It supports automatic web templates and can create a multi-level navigation on the fly. • It has a WYSIWYG ( What You See Is What You Get) editor. • Frontpage is created to hide the details of the web pages of the HTML code from the user making it possible to design web pages easily. Contents
  6. 6. Salient Features • Frontpage 2003 consists of a Split View option to allow the user to code in Code View and preview in Design View. • Dynamic Web Templates ( DWT) was first introduced in the 2003 version allowing the users to create a single template that could be used for all the web pages or even for the whole website. • Interactive buttons give users a new, easy way to create web graphics for navigation and links, eliminating the need for a complicated image editing package like Adobe Photoshop. Contents
  7. 7. Frontpage Application Window • The Frontpage application window has many parts like title bar, menu bar, toolbars, task pane, page tab, work area, view bar, etc. • Title Bar: The title bar displays the name of the application program, and the name of the web page you are currently working upon on the top right hand side. • Menu Bar: The menu bar contains various menus that contain various functions and commands available in Frontpage.
  8. 8. Frontpage Application Window • Toolbars: They contain the buttons that give a quick access to frequently used features of Frontpage. • Task Pane: The task pane contains certain commands that are commonly used while designing a web page.
  9. 9. Frontpage Application Window • Work Area: This is the place where you can actually design the web page and where you can add various graphic and text elements. • View Bar: This provides a set of view buttons that allow you to switch among various views. Contents
  10. 10. Frontpage Views Frontpage provides a number of views to work with your web pages and web sites: • Page View: There are four different types of page views: a. Design view: It allows you to design and edit web pages. b. Code View: It displays the HTML code and allows you to edit it if required. c. Split view: It splits the working area into two halves horizontally, where, the upper half shows the HTML code and the lower half shows the design of the web pages. d. Preview: It allows you to view the web page as it will appear in the web browser.
  11. 11. Frontpage Views • Folders View: It displays the folders and files in your web site and allows you to add, delete, move or copy them. • Remote Web Site View: It allows the user to either publish the whole web site or only selected files of it to a remote web server or location. • Reports View: It allows you to analyse the the contents of your web site by running various report queries, like the total size of files and no. of broken hyperlinks, etc.
  12. 12. Frontpage Views • Navigation view: It represents the hierarchical structure of the web pages in the web site. • Hyperlinks View: It displays the no of hyperlinks available in your web site. It shows the pages linked from a web page and the pages linked to it. • Task View: It helps you maintain a “To Do” list for your website and list out the tasks that are to be performed. Contents