You receive a "FrontPage Runtime Component Page" message when you click "Submit" on a form in FrontPage 2000

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When you click Submit on a form in Microsoft FrontPage, you may receive an error message similar to the following:
FrontPage Runtime Component Page

You have submitted a form or followed a link to a page that requires a Web server and the FrontPage Server Extensions to function properly.


This behavior can occur if the FrontPage Web that you are testing is a disk-based Web. That is, your Web is located on a file server and has not been published to a Web server through Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). Some features of FrontPage Web components, including forms, are displayed and work correctly only when the Web pages containing them are accessed through a Web server, rather than through a file server or your local computer. If you develop your Web site by using a disk-based Web, you may not be able to confirm that forms and other Web elements function correctly unless you test the components by publishing your disk-based Web to an HTTP server with the FrontPage Server Extensions installed.


To resolve this issue, publish your FrontPage Web to a Web server, or test the form directly on the Web server.


For additional information about FrontPage Web components and disk-based Webs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
296589 Web elements do not work after the Web is published
206154 Some FrontPage components do not work on disk-based Webs
For additional information about publishing a FrontPage Web, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
198523 How to publish a FrontPage Web


Article ID: 301591 - Last Review: January 9, 2006 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft FrontPage 2000 Standard Edition
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