When you preview a web page that contains a FrontPage component (by clicking the Preview tab at the bottom of
the FrontPage window or by clicking Preview In Browser on the
Standard toolbar), you may receive the following message:
This page contains elements that may need to be saved or published to
FrontPage components that interact with a Web server will not function when you create a disk-based FrontPage Web. Browse-time components will only function when you use a HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server on which you have installed the FrontPage Server Extensions.
To work around this behavior, use the appropriate method for your
Method 1: If you have pages with an ASP file extension
Publish Active Server Pages on one of the following server configurations:
- Microsoft Personal Web Server for Windows 95.
- Peer Web Services for Windows NT 4.0 Workstation.
- Microsoft Internet Information Server for Windows NT 4 Server.
- Microsoft Internet Information Server for Windows 2000.
Method 2: If you are using browse-time components
You can enable FrontPage browse-time components by publishing your
disk-based Web to an HTTP server.
For additional information about publishing a FrontPage Web, click the article number below
to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
FP2000: How to Publish a FrontPage Web
Following is a list of browse-time components:
Active Server Pages (ASP)
Discussion Form Handler
Database Results Wizard (creates ASP pages)
Registration Form Handler
Save Results Form Handler
Dynamic Table of Contents
Determining Whether You Are Using a Disk-based Web or Server-based Web
To determine whether you have a disk-based Web or a server-based Web, open
your Web in FrontPage and look at the title bar. If the title of
your Web contains a drive letter and one or more backslashes, similar to the following, you have a disk-based web:
If the title of your Web contains "http" and forward slashes, similar to the following, you have a server-based web:
: The alert described in the summary section will always be shown if you are looking at the Preview tab, regardless of whether or not the web is on a web server.