Using FrontPage 2003 to Consolidate Images in a Common Folder

A few months ago I wrote a blog titled Using FrontPage 2003 to Bulk Rename Images Using VBA, in which I shared a VBA macro that renamed all of the images in a website to a common file-naming syntax. In that blog I explained my reasoning behind my use of the long-outdated FrontPage 2003, and…

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Using FrontPage 2003 to Bulk Rename Images Using VBA

Despite the plethora of other tools and editors that I use to create websites, there are times when I simply have to dust off my copy of (gasp!) Microsoft FrontPage 2003. It may be a dinosaur, but there are some things that it does really well, and periodically I simply need to use it. An…

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Manually Localizing FPSE 2002 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

The FrontPage Server Extensions from Ready-to-Run Software, Inc. (RTR), are available and supported only in the English language. But that being said, the localized language files for FPSE 2002 are available for download from Microsoft, and if you’re willing to do a little work, you can configure the FPSE 2002 administration pages for your website…

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Life after FPSE (Part 6)

In this latest installment on my series about configuring your server for hosting without the FrontPage Server Extensions (FPSE), I’d like to discuss a couple of WebDAV best practices that I like to use. Blocking FPSE-related Folders with Request Filtering In my How to Migrate FPSE Sites to WebDAV walkthough, I discuss the following FPSE-related…

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Life after FPSE (Part 5)

We recently hosted a group of customers from a large hosting company here at Microsoft, and as the meeting was getting started everyone in the room was introducing themselves to the other attendees. As I was shaking hands with one of our visitors, I introduced myself by name and he had a brief moment of…

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FPSE and Form Results over Email (SMTP)

I have seen many issues over the past few years when customers try to use the FrontPage Server Extensions (FPSE) to send form results via email, and a recent post to forums.iis.net was enough motivation for me to decide to write a blog about this issue. I’ve helped a lot of customers to get this…

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FrontPage Server Extensions and UNC Content

How to get the FPSE2002 AllowUNC feature to work with Windows Server 2008 I’ve had a few questions about getting the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions (FPSE2002) AllowUNC feature to work with Windows Server 2008, so I thought that I would put together a blog from some of the information that I had been giving out…

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Migrating FPSE Roles Between Servers

I ran into one of those strange situations the other day where you feel like you’ve been doing the same thing on your computer at some time in the distant past – kind of like déjà vu for geeks. In this specific case, I was moving some web sites that I am hosting for other…

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Life after FPSE (Part 4)

In continuation from my previous blog posts on on the subject of migrating from FPSE to WebDAV, today’s blog post will address a combination of issues that I’ve run into and some implementation ideas. Listing content in virtual directories One different that I ran into rather quickly after I migrated a couple of web sites…

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Life after FPSE (Part 3)

In continuation from my blog posts on April 17th and April 23rd, today’s blog post will continue to examine moving from the FrontPage Server Extensions (FPSE) to WebDAV, and today I’m going to address a combination of issues that I’ve run into and questions that I’ve received from customers. WebDAV Authoring Rules versus FPSE Roles…

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