Add a discussion group to a FrontPage 2003 Web site

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 Note   You must publish your discussion group to a server that has the FrontPage Server Extensions (FrontPage Server Extensions: A set of programs and scripts that support authoring in FrontPage and extend the functionality of a Web server.) from Microsoft or Microsoft SharePoint Team Services 1.0 installed. Ask your Web administrator or Internet Service Provider (ISP: A business that provides access to the Internet for such things as electronic mail, chat rooms, or use of the World Wide Web. Some ISPs are multinational, offering access in many locations, while others are limited to a specific region.) whether this software is installed on your server.

  1. Open the Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003 Web site in which you want to create a discussion group.
  2. On the File menu, click New.
  3. In the New task pane (task pane: A window within an Office program that provides commonly used commands. Its location and small size allow you to use these commands while still working on your files.), under New Web site, click More Web site templates.
  4. In the Web Site Templates dialog box, on the General tab, click Discussion Web Site Wizard.
  5. Under Options, select the Add to current Web site check box, and then click OK.

 Note   If you do not already have a Web site open, the Add to current Web site check box will not be available.

  1. Follow the directions in the Discussion Web Site Wizard to create a discussion group.


  • After the Discussion Web Site Wizard has set up your discussion group pages, you can open and modify them as you want.
  • After the Web site is published, click Preview in Browser Button image to test the discussion group.
Applies to:
FrontPage 2003