expression web 2 RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am a beginner trying to create a website. I took a class showing me how to buy a domain, aquire a server and how to publish a web site, all of which I succeeded in doing. When I took the class, the website we created was in Frontpage, since then I purchased an expression web 2 program and tried to publish changes, basically all I succeeded in doing was making the phrase "website cannot be displayed" on the opening screen appear. I have read the owners manual and still I can not resolve the problem, can anyone help?
    Sunday, December 6, 2009 10:26 PM


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  • You publish exactly the same way with EW 2 that you did with FrontPage.

    Are you being prompted for the user name and password when you try to publish?

    Are you trying to publish using the http:// address or the ftp:// address ?

    Expression Web MVP
    Sunday, December 6, 2009 11:10 PM
  • Yes I was successful at logging in using username and password. I am trying to publish using FTP:// I am getting error messages saying there is a conflic of some sort. I get a split screen, one side says local website, there other says remote website. When I click publish, I get an error message that says "cannot find webserver at "mywebsite" on port 21
    When I try to use HTTP:// I get an error message that says "does not appear to have windows share points installed"
    Sunday, December 6, 2009 11:52 PM
  • Port 21 errors are usually either because your firewall is blocking EW or you need to switch modes see
    MS MVP Expression Tutorials & Help and online instructor led Expression Classes
    Monday, December 7, 2009 1:03 AM
  • Thanks for your help, switching modes got me up and running
    • Marked as answer by jpwll Friday, December 11, 2009 6:21 PM
    • Unmarked as answer by jpwll Friday, December 11, 2009 6:21 PM
    Tuesday, December 8, 2009 4:03 AM