Publishing your FrontPage website via HTTP

FrontPage is a Microsoft product that is used to build websites. After you have built your website with FrontPage, you will need to publish your site to your account with InMotion Hosting. If you already have installed FrontPage extensions via cPanel, you’ll need to publish your website via HTTP.

Do not attmept to upload your website using FTP if you have FrontPage extensions installed. Uploading the website with FTP while FrontPage Extensions are enabled will likely corrupt the extensions. They will need to be un-installed and re-installed.

  1. Open your FrontPage software
  2. Go to File -> Open Web
  3. Locate the web files on your local Computer
  4. Go to File -> Publish Web
  5. Enter in the publish destination. This can be http://example.com (replacing example.com with your actual domain). OR you can use the IP address of the server like http://123.12.123.12 (replacing 123.12.123.12 with the IP address of the server)
  6. Click “OK
  7. Enter your cPanel username for “Username” and your cPanel password for “Password
  8. Check “Save this password in your password list
  9. Click “Ok
  10. In the right window pane of FrontPage, make sure you are in the “public_html” folder
  11. click “Options” in the bottom left
  12. On the “Publish” tab, select “All pages, overwriting pages already on destination
  13. Click “OK
  14. Click “Publish” to publish all the files to your InMotion account
  15. Click “Done” when your website is finished publishing

If you need further assistance please feel free to ask a question on our support center.

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