- Note: Please note that Microsoft's HTML editor is
FrontPage, not Publisher. Publisher is primarily is a nice desktop publishing
program. Its web capabilities were added later, and while it does allow you to
create and upload web sites, it is not an ideal program to use for web site
design. If possible, we highly recommend using FrontPage instead of
Here are the instructions on "Publishing Your Site" with
For more detailed information, please see Microsoft's Site.
Before Uploading: Remember to save your site as a
.pub file so that you can edit it again using Publisher. (Publisher can generate
your site as an HTML file, but it can't edit HTML files.)
To Upload. First, add an FTP site to
your FTP Locations:
1. On your Web page in Publisher, click Open on the File menu.
2. Click the arrow next to the
Look in box, and then click Add/Modify FTP Locations.
3. Type the FTP
site name in the Name of FTP site box. For example, type your_domain.com (use
your domain name for your_domain.com)
4. Click User in the Log on as box to log on to an FTP
site that you have user privileges for, and then type your password in the
5. Click Add.
Second, once you've added the FTP site
to your FTP Locations, you can publish your site to the web using the FTP
location. Here's how:
1. Click Save As Web
Page on the File Menu.
the Look in box, click FTP Locations.
3. Double-click the site you
4. Double-click the folder where you want to publish your Web site to
open that folder.
5. Click OK.
- The directory to which you should upload your files
is called either public_html (cPanel),
httpdocs (Plesk/Origin3) or your_domain-www (where your_domain should be replaced by your domain
name without the .com, .net, or .org).
- Your home page should be named index.html. Uploading
this page will overwrite the placeholder page that is currently