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FrontPage Extensions allow you to publish your site directly from the FrontPage application. This means that you will not have to upload files through FTP or another method.

WARNING: We do not recommend installing FrontPage Extensions unless you need them. When installing or uninstalling FrontPage Extensions, you will loose all of your .htaccess files for your site. This means that any changes you have made to your .htaccess files will be lost.

 Here are the steps:

  1. To access FrontPage Extensions, click on the words "FrontPage Extensions" on the main screen of your cPanel interface
  2. To install FrontPage Extensions, click on "Install Extensions"

The following will appear (except domain.com will be the name of your domain, and user will be your username): 

Attempting to install FrontPage extensions...

Starting install, port: 80.

Creating web http://www.domain.com.

Chowning Content in service /.

Install completed.

Starting chown, port: 80, web: "/".

DocumentRoot:  "/home/user/public_html"

Setting Password

Frontpage passthough auth enabled!

FrontPage extensions are currently: installed

 
Troubleshooting: You will see different choices depending on whether or not you currently have FrontPage Extensions installed. Check below status to see if you currently have extensions installed.

If you have had FrontPage Extensions installed in the past and have removed them, you may want to make sure everything is clean before reinstalling extensions.

 Here are the steps:

  1. To access Frontpage Extensions, click on the words "Frontpage Extensions" on the main screen of your cPanel interface
  2.  Click on "Cleanup Old Extensions"

The following will appear (except domain.com will be the name of your domain): 

Attempting to remove FrontPage extensions...Starting uninstall, port: 80.

Error: The FrontPage Server Extensions are not installed on 'www.domain.com:80'.

Removing .htaccess files....Done

Removing old frontpage files...Done

FrontPage extensions are currently: not installed

 
Troubleshooting: Don't worry about the error shown above because Frontpage Extensions are not currently installed on your account. They cannot be removed if they do not exist.
 

If you no longer wish to publish to your site using FrontPage Extensions, you can remove them using the Frontpage Extensions Menu.

WARNING: When installing or uninstalling FrontPage Extensions you will lose all of your .htaccess files for your site. This means that any changes you have made to your .htaccess files will be lost. 

Here are the steps:

  1. To access Frontpage Extensions, click on the icon above the words "Frontpage Extensions" on the main screen of your cPanel interface
  2. To uninstall FrontPage Extensions, click on "Uninstall Extensions"

The following will appear (except the date will be the date you installed the extensions on, and the version may be different) :

Attempting to remove FrontPage extensions...

Starting uninstall, port: 80.

Created: 00 Jan 0000 11:11:11 -0000

Version: 5.0.2.2634

Port 80: Uninstall completed.

Removing .htaccess files....Done

Removing old frontpage files...Done

FrontPage extensions are currently: not installed
 
Troubleshooting: You will see different choices depending on whether or not you currently have FrontPage Extensions installed. Check below status to see if you currently have extensions installed.
 

If your FrontPage Extensions are not working properly, reinstalling them may solve the problem. Before you uninstall them, and install them again, try reinstalling them to get them to work. Also, reinstalling FrontPage Extensions will upgrade them to the latest version. Please note that prior to installation, you'll want to use the "Cleanup Extensions" section.

 Here are the following steps:

  1. To access Frontpage Extensions, click on the words "Frontpage Extensions" on the main screen of your cPanel interface
  2. To reinstall FrontPage Extensions, click on "Reinstall Extensions"

The following will appear (except the date will be the date you installed the extensions on, user will be your username, and the version may be different):
 
Attempting to install FrontPage extensions...

Starting install, port: 80.Created: 02 Jun 2004 19:32:57 -0000

Version: 5.0.2.2634

Server extensions already installed on port 80.

Reverting to upgrade.

Starting upgrade, port: 80.

Created: 00 Jan 0000 11:11:11 -0000

Version: 5.0.2.2634

Chowning Content in service /.

Port 80: Upgrade completed.

Upgraded Version: 5.0.2.2634.

Starting chown, port: 80, web: "/".

DocumentRoot:  "/home/user/public_html"

Setting Password

Frontpage passthough auth enabled!

FrontPage extensions are currently: installed

 
Troubleshooting: You will see different choices depending on whether or not you currently have FrontPage Extensions installed. Check below status to see if you currently have extensions installed.