||What is it?
||How is it used?
||What does it require?
||The hit counter component will track
the number of visitors to a web site through a graphical counter.
||This component is typically used on
homepages to display the number of visitors to that page. Hit counters are
not always a good way of measuring traffic, as the hit counter counts how many
times the page has been shown (page views).
||The Hit Counter requires FrontPage
Server Extensions running on the server to function.
||This component will create an ad banner
rotator with images you choose. You can also specify transitions between
||Ad banners are usually used to generate
revenue. They can however, be used to rotate many images to create a
"Slide Show" type effect.
||The Advertising Banner requires
FrontPage Server Extensions running on the server to function.
||This component uses a Java applet to
create buttons that respond to mouse-over movement.
||These buttons can be used just as
regular hyperlinks are. They are typically used in navigation bars.
Be aware that not all browsers (especially older browsers) support Java applets.
||Animated Buttons only require that the
web browser your visitors are using can support Java applets.
|Table of Contents
||The Table of Contents component will
automatically create a page with hyperlinks to each page on your site. The
table of contents is set up in a "tree" format.
||The Table of Contents can be used as a
"site map". It will list links to each of the pages on your web
site. It is not useful on large sites, as the page will become extremely
||The Table of Contents Component
requires FrontPage Server Extensions running on the server to function.
||A marquee is text that scrolls across
||The marquee is used when you need to
draw attention to a certain point. The marquee can be accomplished through
Pure HTML; FrontPage Components are not the only way to create a Marquee.
||Marquees require the visitor's browser
to support marquees. FrontPage Extensions are not required.
||The Include Page Component will include
a page into another page.
||Include Pages are probably one of the
most useful components in FrontPage. They can be useful when you need to
include content from another page into another page. When the
"included page" is modified, the page with the include page component
is automatically updated.
||The Include Page Component
does not require FrontPage Server Extensions on the server to function.
||This component will include an image
into a page for a certain time. After that time is up, the picture will be
replaced with another.
||Scheduled Pictures can be used when you
have a limited time offer or you want to add variety to your pages.
||Scheduled Pictures require FrontPage
Server Extensions on the server to function.
|Scheduled Include Pages
||The Scheduled Include Pages component
allows you to include a page into another page for a certain amount of
time. (Similar to the Scheduled Pictures Component)
||This component is usually used when you
want to include content for a certain amount of time. This is helpful when
including information on a promotional offer for a certain amount of time.
||The Scheduled Include Page component
requires FrontPage Server Extensions on the server to function.
||The Search Form Component lets you have
an easy way to allow your visitors to search your site.
||You can use this component to create a
simple search engine for your site. Please Note: The FrontPage Search
Engine is not helpful for large sites. If you have a large site or want a
more advanced solution, try using a CGI or ASP script.
||The Search Form Component requires
FrontPage Server Extensions on the server to function.