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Article ID: 190617 - Last Review: October 9, 2013 - Revision: 1.0

This article was previously published under Q190617
This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.

For a Microsoft FrontPage 2002 version of this article, see 292625  ( ) .
For a Microsoft FrontPage 2000 version of this article, see 205234  ( ) .
For a Microsoft FrontPage 98 version of this article, see 194676  ( ) .


Dividing a site into multiple subWebs makes administrative and authoring tasks, such as changing themes, publishing changes, and even finding specific files, easier. In addition, if you have a large Web site, you can use subwebs to keep track of each author's work by assigning each author their own subWeb. This article describes how to divide a large root Web into several smaller subwebs.


To divide a large root Web into several smaller subwebs, follow these steps:
  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click FrontPage Web.
  2. In the New FrontPage Web dialog box, click Empty Web and then click OK.
  3. In the Empty Web Template dialog box, perform the following:
    1. In the Web Server or File Location" box, type the name of your Web server.

      NOTE: If the Web server is the computer you are currently working on, type localhost.
    2. In the "Name of New FrontPage Web" box, type the name of the subweb.
    3. Click OK.
  4. On the File menu, click Import.
  5. In the "Import File to FrontPage Web" dialog box, click Add File.
  6. In the "Add File to Import List" dialog box, click Browse and locate your root Web.

    The following table shows the typical locations for the root Web of common Web servers. The actual location may vary depending on the installation options of FrontPage and of the Web Server.
          Web Server                              Location
          FrontPage Personal Web Server           C:\FrontPage Webs\Content
          Microsoft Personal Web Server           C:\Webshare\Wwwroot
          Microsoft Internet Information Server   C:\Inetpub\Wwwroot
          Microsoft Peer Web Server               C:\Inetpub\Wwwroot
    NOTE: You can press CTRL and click each file you want to add to the subweb.
  7. Click Open and then click OK.
  8. Repeat steps 1 through 7 to create all the subwebs for the Web site.
  9. Open the root Web and delete the files that you imported into the subweb.

  • Microsoft FrontPage 97 Standard Edition
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