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For a Microsoft FrontPage 98 version of this article, see 173437
When you preview a web page that contains a FrontPage component (by clicking the Preview tab at the bottom of the FrontPage window or by clicking Preview In Browser on the Standard toolbar), you may receive the following message:
This page contains elements that may need to be saved or published to display properly.
FrontPage components that interact with a Web server will not function when you create a disk-based FrontPage Web. Browse-time components will only function when you use a HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server on which you have installed the FrontPage Server Extensions.
To work around this behavior, use the appropriate method for your situation.
Method 1: If you have pages with an ASP file extensionPublish Active Server Pages on one of the following server configurations:
Method 2: If you are using browse-time componentsYou can enable FrontPage browse-time components by publishing your disk-based Web to an HTTP server.
For additional information about publishing a FrontPage Web, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/198523/EN-US/ )FP2000: How to Publish a FrontPage Web
Following is a list of browse-time components:
Active Server Pages (ASP)
Discussion Form Handler
Database Results Wizard (creates ASP pages)
Registration Form Handler
Save Results Form Handler
Dynamic Table of Contents
Determining Whether You Are Using a Disk-based Web or Server-based WebTo determine whether you have a disk-based Web or a server-based Web, open your Web in FrontPage and look at the title bar. If the title of your Web contains a drive letter and one or more backslashes, similar to the following, you have a disk-based web:
c:\mywebIf the title of your Web contains "http" and forward slashes, similar to the following, you have a server-based web:
http://mywebNOTE: The alert described in the summary section will always be shown if you are looking at the Preview tab, regardless of whether or not the web is on a web server.