Add a PowerPoint presentation your FrontPage Web site

To add a Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 presentation to your Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003 Web site, you must first import the presentation into the FrontPage Folder List, then link to it from your Web page, and then publish your Web site. When users click the hyperlink, the PowerPoint presentation opens on their desktop. Users can then view the presentation or save the presentation locally.

In PowerPoint, you can save the presentation that you want to add to your Web site in one of three file formats:

For more information about publishing your PowerPoint presentation to the Web, see About publishing a presentation to the Web.

 Note   Users must have PowerPoint or the Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2003 installed on their computer to view the presentation unless you save the presentation as a Web page before importing it into your Web site.

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Add a presentation saved as a PowerPoint presentation (.ppt)

To add a file to your FrontPage Web site, you must first import the file into the FrontPage Folder List, then link to it from your Web page, and then publish your Web site.

Import the presentation into FrontPage Folder List

  1. On the View menu, click Folder List.

ShowIf the Folder List command is unavailable

Some FrontPage features require special FrontPage information called metadata (metadata: Data that describes other data. For example, the words in a document are data; the word count is an example of metadata.). If the Folder List command is unavailable, you may need to add FrontPage metadata to your Web site. To learn more about FrontPage metadata, see About FrontPage Web sites in the See Also list which is visible when you are connected to the Internet.

To add FrontPage metadata to your Web site

  1. Close all open pages.
  2. On the File menu, click Open Site.
  3. In the Open Site dialog box, browse to and click the folder that contains your Web site.

No folder or site name will appear in the Site name box.

  1. Click Open. If you are alerted that FrontPage needs to add information to your folder, click Yes.
  1. On the File menu, click Import.
  2. In the Import dialog box, click Add File.
  3. In the Add File to Import List dialog box, browse to the Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 presentation that you want to import, select it, and then click Open.
  4. Click OK.

Link to the presentation

  1. Open the Web page from which you want to link to the PowerPoint presentation.
  2. Select the text or the picture that you want to use as the hyperlink.

 Note   If you do not select text or a picture, the destination URL (Uniform Resource Locator (URL): An address that specifies a protocol (such as HTTP or FTP) and a location of an object, document, World Wide Web page, or other destination on the Internet or an intranet, for example: http://www.microsoft.com/.) is displayed as the hyperlink text.

  1. On the Standard toolbar, click Insert Hyperlink Button image.
  2. Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page.
  3. Select the PowerPoint file that you imported into your FrontPage Web site, and then click OK.

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Add a presentation saved as a Web page (.htm, .html)

To add a file to your FrontPage Web site, you must first import the file into the FrontPage Folder List, then link to it from your Web page, and then publish your Web site.

Import the presentation into FrontPage Folder List

  1. In PowerPoint, on the File menu, click Save as Web Page.
  2. In the Save As dialog box, in the Save as type box, click Web Page, and then click Save.

PowerPoint creates a folder that contains all of the files that are associated with your presentation.

  1. In FrontPage, on the View menu, click Folder List.

ShowIf the Folder List command is unavailable

Some FrontPage features require special FrontPage information called metadata (metadata: Data that describes other data. For example, the words in a document are data; the word count is an example of metadata.). If the Folder List command is unavailable, you may need to add FrontPage metadata to your Web site. To learn more about FrontPage metadata, see About FrontPage Web sites in the See Also list which is visible when you are connected to the Internet.

To add FrontPage metadata to your Web site

  1. Close all open pages.
  2. On the File menu, click Open Site.
  3. In the Open Site dialog box, browse to and click the folder that contains your Web site.

No folder or site name will appear in the Site name box.

  1. Click Open. If you are alerted that FrontPage needs to add information to your folder, click Yes.
  1. On the File menu, click Import.
  2. In the Import dialog box, click Add Folder.
  3. In the File Open dialog box, browse to the folder that contains the Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 presentation that you want to import, select it, and then click Open.
  4. Click OK.

Link to the presentation

  1. Open the Web page from which you want to link to the PowerPoint presentation.
  2. Select the text or the picture that you want to use as the hyperlink.

 Note   If you do not select text or a picture, the destination URL (Uniform Resource Locator (URL): An address that specifies a protocol (such as HTTP or FTP) and a location of an object, document, World Wide Web page, or other destination on the Internet or an intranet, for example: http://www.microsoft.com/.) is displayed as the hyperlink text.

  1. On the Standard toolbar, click Insert Hyperlink Button image.
  2. Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page.
  3. Double click the folder that contains PowerPoint files that you imported into your FrontPage Web site, and then do one of the following:
  4. Click OK.

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Add a presentation saved as a single file Web page (.mhtml)

To add a file to your FrontPage Web site, you must first import the file into the FrontPage Folder List, then link to it from your Web page, and then publish your Web site.

Import the presentation into FrontPage Folder List

A single file Web page saves all the elements of a Web site, including text and graphics, into a single file. For more information on single file Web pages, see About single file Web pages (MHTML)

  1. On the View menu, click Folder List.

ShowIf the Folder List command is unavailable

Some FrontPage features require special FrontPage information called metadata (metadata: Data that describes other data. For example, the words in a document are data; the word count is an example of metadata.). If the Folder List command is unavailable, you may need to add FrontPage metadata to your Web site. To learn more about FrontPage metadata, see About FrontPage Web sites in the See Also list which is visible when you are connected to the Internet.

To add FrontPage metadata to your Web site

  1. Close all open pages.
  2. On the File menu, click Open Site.
  3. In the Open Site dialog box, browse to and click the folder that contains your Web site.

No folder or site name will appear in the Site name box.

  1. Click Open. If you are alerted that FrontPage needs to add information to your folder, click Yes.
  1. In PowerPoint, on the File menu, click Save as Web Page.
  2. In the Save As dialog box, in the Save as type box, click Single File Web Page, and then click Save.

PowerPoint creates a folder that contains all of the files that are associated with your presentation.

  1. On the File menu, click Import.
  2. In the Import dialog box, click Add File.
  3. In the File Open dialog box, browse to the Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 MHTML file that you want to import, select it, and then click Open.
  4. Click OK.

Link to the presentation

  1. Open the Web page from which you want to link to the PowerPoint presentation.
  2. Select the text or the picture that you want to use as the hyperlink.

 Note   If you do not select text or a picture, the destination URL (Uniform Resource Locator (URL): An address that specifies a protocol (such as HTTP or FTP) and a location of an object, document, World Wide Web page, or other destination on the Internet or an intranet, for example: http://www.microsoft.com/.) is displayed as the hyperlink text.

  1. On the Standard toolbar, click Insert Hyperlink Button image.
  2. Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page.
  3. Select the PowerPoint file that you imported into your FrontPage Web site, and then click OK.

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Applies to:
FrontPage 2003, PowerPoint 2003