Cannot Not Publish

Discussion in 'Microsoft Frontpage' started by DEFALG, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. DEFALG

    DEFALG Guest

    I've used Front Page for 4 years now to do all my web designing. For some
    reason now, I cannot update my site. I cannot open it live for updating
    through FP nore am I able to publish it.
    My site opens fine but any changes do not show.
    When I make a change and try to save I get a message stating "(!) FP cannot
    save this document because a file with the same name exists at the location.
    Please enter a different name and try again"

    Gary DeFalco
     
    DEFALG, Dec 29, 2007
    #1
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  2. DEFALG

    Steve Easton Guest

    Have your host repair the FrontPage extensions.


    --

    Steve Easton
    Microsoft MVP FrontPage
    FP Cleaner
    http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/fpclean.htm
    Hit Me FP
    http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/HitMeFP.htm

    "DEFALG" <> wrote in message news:...
    > I've used Front Page for 4 years now to do all my web designing. For some
    > reason now, I cannot update my site. I cannot open it live for updating
    > through FP nore am I able to publish it.
    > My site opens fine but any changes do not show.
    > When I make a change and try to save I get a message stating "(!) FP cannot
    > save this document because a file with the same name exists at the location.
    > Please enter a different name and try again"
    >
    > Gary DeFalco
     
    Steve Easton, Dec 29, 2007
    #2
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  3. DEFALG

    DEFALG Guest

    Hi Steve,
    Thanks for the reply. I spoke with my host provider, they explained that my
    extentions are fine. Apparently I need to set my publishing link to
    (public_html). I do not know where/how to do this, can you help?


    Gary

    "Steve Easton" wrote:

    > Have your host repair the FrontPage extensions.
    >
    >
    > --
    >
    > Steve Easton
    > Microsoft MVP FrontPage
    > FP Cleaner
    > http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/fpclean.htm
    > Hit Me FP
    > http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/HitMeFP.htm
    >
    > "DEFALG" <> wrote in message news:...
    > > I've used Front Page for 4 years now to do all my web designing. For some
    > > reason now, I cannot update my site. I cannot open it live for updating
    > > through FP nore am I able to publish it.
    > > My site opens fine but any changes do not show.
    > > When I make a change and try to save I get a message stating "(!) FP cannot
    > > save this document because a file with the same name exists at the location.
    > > Please enter a different name and try again"
    > >
    > > Gary DeFalco

    >
    >
    >
     
    DEFALG, Dec 30, 2007
    #3
  4. DEFALG

    Steve Easton Guest

    public_html is normally only use to publish using ftp://

    ftp://websitename.com/~public_html

    Using ftp:// breaks the extensions.

    Post a link to your home page please.


    --

    Steve Easton
    Microsoft MVP FrontPage
    FP Cleaner
    http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/fpclean.htm
    Hit Me FP
    http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/HitMeFP.htm


    "DEFALG" <> wrote in message news:...
    > Hi Steve,
    > Thanks for the reply. I spoke with my host provider, they explained that my
    > extentions are fine. Apparently I need to set my publishing link to
    > (public_html). I do not know where/how to do this, can you help?
    >
    >
    > Gary
    >
    > "Steve Easton" wrote:
    >
    >> Have your host repair the FrontPage extensions.
    >>
    >>
    >> --
    >>
    >> Steve Easton
    >> Microsoft MVP FrontPage
    >> FP Cleaner
    >> http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/fpclean.htm
    >> Hit Me FP
    >> http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/HitMeFP.htm
    >>
    >> "DEFALG" <> wrote in message
    >> news:...
    >> > I've used Front Page for 4 years now to do all my web designing. For some
    >> > reason now, I cannot update my site. I cannot open it live for updating
    >> > through FP nore am I able to publish it.
    >> > My site opens fine but any changes do not show.
    >> > When I make a change and try to save I get a message stating "(!) FP cannot
    >> > save this document because a file with the same name exists at the location.
    >> > Please enter a different name and try again"
    >> >
    >> > Gary DeFalco

    >>
    >>
    >>
     
    Steve Easton, Dec 30, 2007
    #4
  5. In order to publish with FP, your web host must map your login to the folder on their server that
    will be the root of your web. FP doesn't have any options for setting this location.

    --
    ==============================================
    Thomas A. Rowe
    Microsoft MVP - FrontPage

    http://www.Ecom-Data.com
    ==============================================


    "DEFALG" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hi Steve,
    > Thanks for the reply. I spoke with my host provider, they explained that my
    > extentions are fine. Apparently I need to set my publishing link to
    > (public_html). I do not know where/how to do this, can you help?
    >
    >
    > Gary
    >
    > "Steve Easton" wrote:
    >
    >> Have your host repair the FrontPage extensions.
    >>
    >>
    >> --
    >>
    >> Steve Easton
    >> Microsoft MVP FrontPage
    >> FP Cleaner
    >> http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/fpclean.htm
    >> Hit Me FP
    >> http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/HitMeFP.htm
    >>
    >> "DEFALG" <> wrote in message
    >> news:...
    >> > I've used Front Page for 4 years now to do all my web designing. For some
    >> > reason now, I cannot update my site. I cannot open it live for updating
    >> > through FP nore am I able to publish it.
    >> > My site opens fine but any changes do not show.
    >> > When I make a change and try to save I get a message stating "(!) FP cannot
    >> > save this document because a file with the same name exists at the location.
    >> > Please enter a different name and try again"
    >> >
    >> > Gary DeFalco

    >>
    >>
    >>
     
    Thomas A. Rowe, Dec 30, 2007
    #5
  6. DEFALG

    DEFALG Guest

    www.starrlighting.net



    "Steve Easton" wrote:

    > public_html is normally only use to publish using ftp://
    >
    > ftp://websitename.com/~public_html
    >
    > Using ftp:// breaks the extensions.
    >
    > Post a link to your home page please.
    >
    >
    > --
    >
    > Steve Easton
    > Microsoft MVP FrontPage
    > FP Cleaner
    > http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/fpclean.htm
    > Hit Me FP
    > http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/HitMeFP.htm
    >
    >
    > "DEFALG" <> wrote in message news:...
    > > Hi Steve,
    > > Thanks for the reply. I spoke with my host provider, they explained that my
    > > extentions are fine. Apparently I need to set my publishing link to
    > > (public_html). I do not know where/how to do this, can you help?
    > >
    > >
    > > Gary
    > >
    > > "Steve Easton" wrote:
    > >
    > >> Have your host repair the FrontPage extensions.
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> --
    > >>
    > >> Steve Easton
    > >> Microsoft MVP FrontPage
    > >> FP Cleaner
    > >> http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/fpclean.htm
    > >> Hit Me FP
    > >> http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/HitMeFP.htm
    > >>
    > >> "DEFALG" <> wrote in message
    > >> news:...
    > >> > I've used Front Page for 4 years now to do all my web designing. For some
    > >> > reason now, I cannot update my site. I cannot open it live for updating
    > >> > through FP nore am I able to publish it.
    > >> > My site opens fine but any changes do not show.
    > >> > When I make a change and try to save I get a message stating "(!) FP cannot
    > >> > save this document because a file with the same name exists at the location.
    > >> > Please enter a different name and try again"
    > >> >
    > >> > Gary DeFalco
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>

    >
    >
    >
     
    DEFALG, Dec 30, 2007
    #6
  7. DEFALG

    DEFALG Guest

    all,
    Turns out that the FP extensions were in fact "corrupt" on my host. It took
    some time to correct but I am up and running.

    thanks for your input,

    Gary

    "Thomas A. Rowe" wrote:

    > In order to publish with FP, your web host must map your login to the folder on their server that
    > will be the root of your web. FP doesn't have any options for setting this location.
    >
    > --
    > ==============================================
    > Thomas A. Rowe
    > Microsoft MVP - FrontPage
    >
    > http://www.Ecom-Data.com
    > ==============================================
    >
    >
    > "DEFALG" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > > Hi Steve,
    > > Thanks for the reply. I spoke with my host provider, they explained that my
    > > extentions are fine. Apparently I need to set my publishing link to
    > > (public_html). I do not know where/how to do this, can you help?
    > >
    > >
    > > Gary
    > >
    > > "Steve Easton" wrote:
    > >
    > >> Have your host repair the FrontPage extensions.
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> --
    > >>
    > >> Steve Easton
    > >> Microsoft MVP FrontPage
    > >> FP Cleaner
    > >> http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/fpclean.htm
    > >> Hit Me FP
    > >> http://www.95isalive.com/fixes/HitMeFP.htm
    > >>
    > >> "DEFALG" <> wrote in message
    > >> news:...
    > >> > I've used Front Page for 4 years now to do all my web designing. For some
    > >> > reason now, I cannot update my site. I cannot open it live for updating
    > >> > through FP nore am I able to publish it.
    > >> > My site opens fine but any changes do not show.
    > >> > When I make a change and try to save I get a message stating "(!) FP cannot
    > >> > save this document because a file with the same name exists at the location.
    > >> > Please enter a different name and try again"
    > >> >
    > >> > Gary DeFalco
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>

    >
    >
    >
     
    DEFALG, Jan 1, 2008
    #7
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