Dividing a site into multiple subwebs makes it easier to perform administrative and authoring tasks, such as changing themes, publishing changes, and even finding specific files. 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.
Divide a Large Root Web into Several Smaller Subwebs
In FrontPage 2002, you can easily create subwebs by right-clicking a folder in your Web and then clicking Convert to Web
To divide a large root Web into several smaller subwebs, follow these steps:
- Open the Web that you want to divide into smaller subwebs.
- Organize your content into folders within your Web.
- Right-click a folder that you want to make into a subweb, and then click Convert to Web.
- When you receive a message similar to the following
Changing this folder will cause pages in it to change:
Are you sure you want to do this?
- Pages that include files may not be updated when included files change.
- Hyperlinks on Navigation bars may be removed.
: If you want to use hyperlinks to move from the root Web to a subweb or between subwebs, you must use an absolute hyperlink like the following:
Also, if you use shared borders and navigation bars, you may experience some problems.
For a Microsoft FrontPage 2000 version of this article, see 205234
For a Microsoft FrontPage 98 version of this article, see 194676
For a Microsoft FrontPage 97 version of this article, see 190617