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For a Microsoft FrontPage 2002 version of this article, see 299867
For a Microsoft FrontPage 2000 version of this article, see 266430
When you make changes to your Web site in Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003 or in Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007on your local computer, and then you publish the Web site to another Web server, the changes do not appear on the destination Web server.
This behavior may be caused by one of the following causes.
Cause 1: No default document exists or the default document is incorrectYou published your Web page without a default document, or your default document does not match the Web server's configuration.
Cause 2: You are viewing a cached Web pageYou are viewing the old version of your Web page that is stored in your Web browser's cache.
Cause 3: You did not copy all the files when you used File Transfer ProtocolYou did not copy all the files to the Web server when you used a third-party FTP program.
Cause 4: The publish operation was interruptedThe publish operation was interrupted or canceled.
Cause 5: You published your Web site to a staging serverYou published your Web site to a staging server, but you are viewing the production server.
Cause 6: The Web page is excluded from the publishing processThe properties of the Web page are set to exclude the page from the publishing process. There are several locations where you can exclude a file from the publishing process:
Resolution 1: Rename or create your default documentTo resolve this problem, rename or create your default document to match the configuration of the Web server. Web servers use a default document that is displayed if a specific Web page is not specified. For more information about how to rename your default document, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307243/ )New home page is not displayed in browser after you publish your Web
Note Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) typically uses Default.htm as its default document. UNIX-derivative Web servers typically use index.html as their default document.
If you are not sure of the configuration of the Web server, contact the server's administrator for more information.
Resolution 2: Clear your Web browser's cacheThe cache in Microsoft Internet Explorer loads previously visited Web page content more quickly and reduces network traffic. To increase performance, Internet Explorer opens Web page content from the cache in memory instead of from the hard disk or from the server. To clear the Internet Explorer cache, follow these steps:
Resolution 3: Use FTP in FrontPage 2003 to publish your Web siteWhen you use a third-party FTP program to copy your Web site to an Internet server, you must copy all the files in your Web's content folder. If some files are not copied to the destination Web, some FrontPage components may not appear as expected or function as expected. For example, a theme component may not function as expected.
To correct this problem, use FTP in FrontPage 2003 or in SharePoint Designer 2007 to publish your Web site.
Note You may be able to correct the problem by recalculating the hyperlinks in your Web site. To do this, follow these steps depending on your environment:
Resolution 4: Republish your WebIf the network connection was lost during publishing, or if the publishing process was canceled, use the Publish Site command on the File menu to republish your Web.
Resolution 5: View the changes on the staging serverSome larger organizations use staging servers and production servers. A staging server is used to test new Webs. The production server is the server that stores the final Web sites that are viewable on the Internet.
If you are publishing your Web site to a staging server, make sure that you view the changes from the staging server. The Web will not be visible on the production server until the Web is copied there.
Resolution 6: Include the Web page in publishingTo include the Web page file in the publishing process, use one of the following methods.
Method a: Folders viewIn Folders view, right-click the file that is not published, and then click Don't Publish to cancel the selection.
Note To switch to Folders view, click Folders on the View menu.
Method b: Remote Web Site view
Method c: Web page Properties dialog boxFrontPage 2003
Method d: Publish Status reportFrontPage 2003
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