Migrating from FrontPage to Expression Web

Have you been using FrontPage to design your websites? Do you use themes, shared borders and the navigation bots along with any of the other bots available. When you look at the source code, do you see lots of font tags?

Would you like to move up to Expression Web which is Microsoft’s successor to FrontPage and have the ability to create standards compliant code? Perhaps you have already downloaded the trial or purchased the program and are now struggling to convert your site. Would you like to learn how to do this in the easiest possible way?

If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions then Migrating from FrontPage to Expression Web Class and Ebook is just what you are looking for.The class starts on August 30th for the special introductory price of $39.50. Your instructors will be  Tina Clarke Microsoft MVP – FrontPage and Pat Geary Microsoft MVP – FrontPage

Prerequisites for the class:

  • Installed Expression Web 1.0 or 2.0
  • Firefox with html tidy extension
  • Backed up your Website twice (Instructions in the Ebook)
  • Completed the Introductory Questionnaire

Prior Experience:

  • A website made with FrontPage (any version) with a local copy on your hard drive to use in the class
  • Have read and implemented either EW 1.0 or EW 2.0 Setting up Ebooks
  • Chosen your template from one of those provided

The eBook Migrating from FrontPage to Expression Web is included as part of the class and does not require a separate purchase.

Coursework includes:

Preparation

  • Installing EW
  • Backing up

Cleanup Preparations

  • Making CU Toolbar
  • Making Queries

Removal Preparations

  • Redundant graphics
  • Save Navigation
  • Remove Themes…
  • DL Web Package
  • Preserve Regions
  • Insert DocType
  • Remove bots

Pages Preparation

  • Import Web Package
  • Use Cleanup Toolbar
    • Compatibility
    • Clean Tables
    • Accessible Tables
    • Apply XHTML
  • Replace Bots
  • Compatibility Reports
  • Accessibility Reports
  • CSS Reports
  • Add Semantic Markup
    • Heading Tags
  • Add Meta Tags
  • Preview in browser
  • Validation
  • Run Queries

Revising Pages

  • Navigation
    • Accessible Nav
    • Make Include Pages
    • Insert Include Pages
  • Forms
  • Robots File
  • About DWTs
    • Attach DWTs
  • Use Site Summary

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