Installing frontpage extensions

Overview

Frontpage Extensions allow you to publish your site directly from the FrontPage application. This means that you will not have to upload files through FTP, or another method.

 

WARNING: We do not recommend installing FrontPage Extensions unless you need them. When installing or uninstalling FrontPage Extensions you will loose all of your .htaccess files for your site. This means that any changes you have made to your .htaccess files will be lost.

 

 

Steps

1 To access  Frontpage Extensions, click on the  icon above the words Frontpage Extensions on the main screen of your cPanel interface.

2 To install FrontPage Extensions, click on Install Extensions.

 

NOTE: The following will appear (except domain.com will be the name of your domain, and user will be your username) :

 

Attempting to install FrontPage extensions...

Starting install, port: 80.

Creating web http://www.domain.com.

Chowning Content in service /.

Install completed.

Starting chown, port: 80, web: "/".

DocumentRoot:  "/home/user/public_html"

Setting Password

Frontpage passthough auth enabled!

FrontPage extensions are currently: installed

 

 

Troubleshooting

 

You will see different choices depending on whether or not you currently have FrontPage Extensions installed. Check below status to see if you currently have extensions installed.

 

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