Service Pack 1 for Expression Web 1.0

Microsoft Expression Web Service Pack 1 (SP1) delivers important customer-requested stability and performance improvements for Expression Web 1.0, while incorporating further enhancements to user security. You can download the SP1 for Expression Web and get more details about it on this page:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4C840D64-C95A-4328-9D80-47DC681741AD&displaylang=en


Safari for Windows

  Apple has released an update (version 3.0.4) for the Safari web browser for Windows, which fixes the problem we blogged about in the post Previewing Your Web Pages in Safari. If you have version 3.0.4 or later of Safari for Windows, you can preview your web pages from Expression Web in Safari without pointing to…


Steve Krug on creating usable web pages

A few of us from the Expression Web team attended a talk by Steve Krug, usability consultant and author of Don’t Make Me Think, at an event hosted by the Puget Sound Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI) in Seattle. Steve believes there is a short list of design conventions that make some web…


Expression Web Language Packs now available

[Updated 12/23/2008 – fixed the hyperlink to the topic’s new online location] You can now check spelling for multiple languages by using Expression Web Language Packs. The Expression Web Language Packs also enable displaying the Expression Web interface, including the Help topics, in the languages supported by the language pack. For more information, see How…


Expression Web VPAT now available

The Expression Web Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, or VPAT, is now available. The VPAT outlines how Expression Web meets key regulations of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. For more information on Microsoft’s commitment to accessibility and a list of available VPATs for Microsoft products, see Section 508 VPATs for Microsoft products.


Submitting Feedback About Expression Web

We have a new Connect website setup for you to submit suggestions and bug reports about Expression Web or any other Expression product, including Expression Blend, Expression Design, Expression Media, and Expression Media Encoder: https://connect.microsoft.com/Expression Up until now, the Expression Web team has used the Connect: Expression Web site to gather bug reports and suggestions…


ASP.NET Web Site Administration Tool

The ASP.NET Web Site Administration Tool lets you configure different aspects of your ASP.NET website through a simple interface in your web browser. You can use the ASP.NET Web Site Administration Tool to setup users and passwords, create roles (groups of users), and create permissions for your website. (For more information about this tool, see…


Hosting and Publishing Survey

The Expression Web team is conducting a survey on hosting and publishing to learn more about how web professionals publish and host websites. The survey is anonymous and does not collect any personal information. All feedback is used to help improve future versions of Expression Web. The survey is located on Microsoft Connect: http://connect.microsoft.com/ExpressionWeb/Survey/Survey.aspx?SurveyID=4181 We…


Previewing your Web Pages in Safari

  Web designers now have one more web browser to test their websites in: Safari for Windows.  [[UPDATE 11/21/2007: The 3.0.4 release of Safari for Windows fixes the problem described in the rest of this blog post. If you have version 3.0.4 or later of Safari for Windows, you can preview your web pages from Expression Web…


Expression Web available to MSDN Premium Subscribers

Expression Web is available starting today to all MSDN Premium subscribers. Expression Blend will also be available shortly after the Expression Studio release. For more information, see Listening to your feedback – Expression and MSDN. For more on MSDN Premium, see the MSDN Premium Subscription home page.