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  • Blog Post: Using the Expression Web SEO Checker

    Expression Web 4 provides a new reporting tool: the SEO Checker , which helps you optimize the pages in your site for discovery and indexing by search engines. Pages that follow good Search Engine Optimization (SEO) guidelines rank higher in search-engine results, helping people find your site more easily...
  • Blog Post: Expression Web 4 Licensing FAQ

    We’ve received a number of questions about the free upgrade from Expression Web 3 to Expression Web 4. With this post, I hope to answer the most frequently asked questions and eliminate any confusion. The upgrade path for Expression Web 4 depends on how you acquired Expression Web 3. If you...
  • Blog Post: Rule over the true powers of Find

    A guest post for the Expression Web Team Blog by Morten Rand-Hendriksen If you use Expression Web or most any text editing and reading software, you likely already use the Find feature to search for text. But if you’re one of the few who is not using the Find feature in Expression Web, you are likely...
  • Blog Post: Different types of hyperlinks

    There are three types of links that can be used in a web page: relative, and site root relative, and absolute. Which one is correct to use depends on the location of the page to which it links. Relative Links A relative link points to a location that is relative to the current page. Having a link...
  • Blog Post: Service Pack 2 for Expression Web 3

    The team has released a second free service pack for Expression Web 3, which provides the following improvements: The SuperPreview feature now supports Firefox 3.6. If Firefox 3.6 is installed on your computer, it will be available in SuperPreview. When editing PHP files, you may have been asked to update ...
  • Blog Post: Using an Access 2007 database with ASP.NET 3.5 and Expression Web 3

    One question that we occasionally hear from Expression Web users is “How do I use my Access 2007 database on my ASP.NET site?” First, the not so great news: Expression Web 3 supports ASP.NET 2.0, 3.0, and 3.5. These versions of ASP.NET do not support Access 2007 data connections. Now, the great news...
  • Blog Post: Increase your search rankings with better web page titles

    Are you still waiting for a flood of visitors to find your site? Wondering if you need to invest in some online ads or an SEO specialist? Before you do any heavy lifting, first try the simple task of reviewing the titles of your web pages for their search relevance. I just published the following post...
  • Blog Post: “Bring on the PHP” – SitePoint review of the Expression Web code editor

    Raena Jackson Armitage , SitePoint Community Leader and hand-coder, recently checked out the code editor and PHP support in Expression Web 3 and wrote up a review of her experience: http://articles.sitepoint.com/article/expression-web-3-php
  • Blog Post: Moving to Web Standards with SuperPreview

    Internet Explorer 8 was an important release because it signaled a renewed emphasis on Web Standards at Microsoft. My team—which develops the authoring tool, Expression Web—is also pretty emphatic about Web Standards. We’re in the process of doing significant tooling (and retooling) so we can support...
  • Blog Post: Free Internet Explorer debugging tool: Microsoft Expression Web SuperPreview for Windows Internet Explorer

    Expression Web SuperPreview for Internet Explorer is a free stand-alone visual debugging tool that makes it faster and easier to migrate your sites from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 7 or 8. Expression Web SuperPreview for Internet Explorer shows your web pages rendered in Internet Explorer...
  • Blog Post: Saffron Stroke: Expression Web tips and tricks

    Minal Agarwal is a web and graphics designer who maintains a helpful blog at http://saffronstroke.com/ which is full of tips and tricks for Expression Web users as well as CSS hacks and web page templates . Minal has also contributed several articles to http://www.dotnetcurry.com for their Expression...
  • Blog Post: Displaying pages that use NTLM authentication in SuperPreview

    As Steven posted earlier , if you try to display a password-protected page in SuperPreview, the program instead displays the page that appears when a site visitor tries to access the page without supplying login credentials. I wanted to follow up Steve’s post to briefly clarify that SuperPreview does...
  • Blog Post: Workaround for viewing password-protected pages in SuperPreview

    I'm Steven Schermerhorn - one of the developers that worked on the SuperPreview program provided with Expression Web 3. Ever since we released the first BETA version of SuperPreview for Internet Explorer , the Expression Web team has received a lot of constructive feedback about SuperPreview . One suggestion...
  • Blog Post: Expression Web 3 Sneak Peek

    Curious about what's coming for Expression Web 3, and our latest progress on SuperPreview? S. Somasegar , Senior Vice President, Developer Division has posted a summary of several key new features in Expression Web 3 on his blog. Click here to read his post.
  • Blog Post: Lorem Ipsum Code Snippet on Expression Community Gallery website

    I just made my first contribution to the newish Gallery section of the Expression Community website where anyone can add content and templates to share. Here’s a screenshot of the current categories: One of many cool things about the gallery is that you can select a friendly URL name for your contribution...
  • Blog Post: Manage your FPSE Site permissions without using FrontPage 2003

    When former FrontPage users first start using Expression Web, a common question is “How do I edit the permissions to my Website or subweb?”. While FrontPage 2003 provides users the ability to manage permissions to their FPSE Website through an Administration Website linked to from the application...
  • Blog Post: SuperPreview Technology

    Hi, I'm a Program Manager for SuperPreview and wanted to blog a bit about how the technology of SuperPreview works. My goal is to help our users better understand the capabilities of SuperPreview and some of its limitations. SuperPreview captures an image rendering and DOM after a web page loads....
  • Blog Post: Article on SuperPreview on Expression Community website

    Steve Guttman, Product Unit Manager for Expression Web, contributed the following article on SuperPreview to the Expression Community website: http://expression.microsoft.com/en-us/dd565874.aspx
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Expression Web SuperPreview

    How many times have you had to debug your web pages on virtual or multiple machines running different versions of Internet Explorer? Or had to wait for a slow web service to return renderings of your pages? You don't have to do that anymore. Now you can debug your pages on multiple versions of...
  • Blog Post: Meet Expression Web team members at MIX 2009

    If you’ll be at MIX 2009 this week, be on the lookout for the following folks from the Expression Web team: Steven Guttman (Product Unit Manager): Tyler Simpson (Development Manager):   Erik Saltwell (Group Program Manager): and Steven Schermerhorn (Software Developer Engineer): Erik is doing a...
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