Typical questions from the typical Publisher web design Newbie

How do I paste a code snippet into the HTML Code Fragment dialog? By using the keyboard – Ctrl key + V key How do I view and/or modify the HTML source code? No. Publisher is not an html editor nor is it a web design tool. More importantly there is no code for you to see nor edit. It simply doesn’t exist. The html source is not created until Publisher writes it, which is when it generates the web site when you save the web publication as a web site. How do I password protect my page(s)? This is a server … Continue reading Typical questions from the typical Publisher web design Newbie

Publisher web publication forms 101

A Publisher web publication form is comprised of form controls (fields, checkboxes) and a submit control. A form requires server side processing. Your web host is the server. The web site visitors PC is the client. When a submit control on a form is clicked that tells the client browser to send the form control data to the server, the server then processes the data it received and responds back to the client. Publisher uses FrontPage technology (webbots) on the server to perform this (that’s why you can’t “preview” a form). A functional form requires – A) FrontPage Server Extensions (FPSE) installed on … Continue reading Publisher web publication forms 101