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How to stop old (deleted) web pages from showing up in a Google Search using Google Custom Search Engine

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,FrontPage Server Extensions,Google,SEO — spiderwebwoman at 12:44 pm on Monday, April 21, 2014

Using Microsoft Expression Web, I recently redesigned my web site to remove its reliance on the FrontPage Server Extensions and the FrontPage Search Component. Removing the FrontPage Search Component meant finding a replacement – I chose Google’s Custom Search Engine – $100 gets you 20,000 search queries a year. It was very easy to implement […]

How to get the right answer to the right question

Filed under: FrontPage,Microsoft,MVP Program — spiderwebwoman at 3:32 pm on Monday, April 26, 2010

Ed Hickey has written a great post on his MSDN blog called “How to post effectively in Forums.” It’s about how to get the right answer to the right question. He makes several suggestions on how to frame your question to get the best answer. I would rank Number 3 at the top: “Be descriptive […]

Expression IQ – a new blog from the Expression Content Publishing Team

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,Microsoft,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 7:14 pm on Wednesday, February 3, 2010

One of my saved searches in Twitter is “Expression Web” and today I found that the Expression Content Publishing team is now on Twitter and blogging. The Expression Content Publishing team are the folks who author the Help documentation for Microsoft Expression products. Their blog is xIQ, short for Expression IQ. xIQ is a blog […]

Expression Web Installation Issues: Solutions and Support

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,Microsoft,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 6:44 pm on Monday, February 1, 2010

This is a list of Microsoft Knowledge Base articles written to help users with Expression Web Installation Issues, posted to the Expression Web and SuperPreview forums by Will Buffington. Expression Web 3 crashes during import if the Folder List Panel is closed Describes an application crash that can occur if you import a file or […]

W3C MobileOK Checks Mobile Friendliness of Websites

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,Web Standards,Windows Mobile — spiderwebwoman at 12:56 pm on Saturday, December 20, 2008

 Earlier this month, the World Wide Web Consortium announced the availability of the W3C mobileOK checker, a free service that performs various tests on a Web page to help you determine its level of mobile-friendliness. According to W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee, mobileOK checker builds on the suite of quality assurance tools already offered by W3C […]

Expression Web 2 Beta – "FrontPage" Design Time Includes are back

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,FrontPage Server Extensions,Microsoft,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 12:22 pm on Sunday, March 30, 2008

One of the reasons I haven’t used Expression Web as my main design tool is the lack of a built-in feature comparable to the FrontPage Design Time Include Component. I’m happy to report that the Include function is back in the Expression Web 2 Beta. It’s not a button on the Standard Toolbar, but there is […]

FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions for IIS 7.0

Filed under: FrontPage,FrontPage Server Extensions,Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 1:38 pm on Monday, March 3, 2008

Microsoft and Ready-to-Run Software have released a new version of the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions (FPSE 2002) for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. This version of the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions is designed for 32-bit and 64-bit systems. (Note: The FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions use a 32-bit worker process on 64-bit systems.) Link: IIS.net […]

Cool Offer and Information for Canadian Web Designers

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,Microsoft,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 7:51 pm on Friday, February 22, 2008

  If you use FrontPage (or you know someone who uses FrontPage) – we have good news for you if you are considering upgrading your toolset. Expression Web provides a really solid Web authoring tool to create and maintain sites based on standards-compliant code. I have a non-technical friend (a theatre producer) who bought Expression […]

WEBCAST: Introducing Internet Information Server 7 for Developers

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,FrontPage Server Extensions,Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 3:10 pm on Friday, February 15, 2008

Learn about new developer features that help make Internet Information Server (IIS) 7 the most flexible, extensible and customizable Web server on the planet. We have rebuilt the extensibility model for IIS7 to be more modular and customizable. We’ll cover the new extensibility architecture in IIS7. In IIS7, the core IIS web server functionality is […]

Coming soon to an IE near you – No more "Click to activate this control"

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage,Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 1:36 pm on Thursday, November 8, 2007

Great news at the IEBlog: Back in April 2006, we made a change to how Internet Explorer handled embedded controls used on some webpages. Some sites required users to “click to activate” before they could interact with the control. Microsoft has now licensed the technologies from Eolas, removing  the “click to activate” requirement in Internet […]

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