How to create a logon screen for a Web site in FrontPage 2003

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This article describes how to create a logon screen for a Web site in Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003. A logon screen lets users type a username and a password to log on to the Web site.


To create a logon screen in FrontPage 2003, follow these steps:
  1. Start FrontPage 2003.
  2. On the File menu, click New, and then click One page Web site under New Web site.
  3. On the General tab, click the Database Interface Wizard icon, type the URL of the Web site, and then click OK.
  4. Click ASP, click Use a sample database connection (Northwind), and then click Next four times.
  5. Click to select the Database Editor check box, and then click Next.
  6. Type the user name and the password, and then click Finish.
  7. Rename the Index.htm file to Index.asp.
  8. On the File menu, click Open, type Sample_interface\Categories\editor\Edit.asp, and then click Open.
  9. Switch to code view, copy the following code, and then paste the code at the top of the Index.asp page.
    <!--#include File='login.asa'-->
        If Session(SiteID) <> true Then
        End If
  10. Open the Edit.asp file, switch to the code view, locate line 4, and then change the code as follows.

    Original code
    Replacement code
  11. Switch to design view, and then remove default links for the database.
  12. Expand Sample_interface, expand Categories, expand editor, and then drag the Login.asa, Login.asp, and Login_Validate.asp files to the root of the Web site.

    Note The three files should be in the same folder as the Index.asp file.
  13. Open the Login_validate.asp file, and then switch to code view.
  14. Replace database_editor.asp in line 20 with Index.asp.
  15. Delete the Global.asa file or the Sample_Interface, fpdb, and _fpclass folders if you do not need them.
  16. You can change the user name and the password from the Login.asa file.


Article ID: 922686 - Last Review: July 27, 2006 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003
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