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How To Change The FrontPage Or Expression Web Default Directory

How To Change The FrontPage Or Expression Web Default Directory

How to change the FrontPage or Expression Web default directory. When you open the Open Page dialog box it goes to a default folder. To this default folder you have to change a registry key.

Step 1: FrontPage: default folder

FrontPage:

When you open the Open Page dialog box it goes to a default folder.

To this default folder you have to change a registry key

Step 2: Save a file first

NOTE: You will have to have use FrontPage to create a small file and save it first.

Step 3: Registry Edit

Start>Run>regedit

Step 4: Values to change

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\FrontPage\Explorer\FrontPage Explorer\Settings

Modify the DefaultWebName to any folder path you want to be the default instead.

Click OK and close the regedit window.

Step 5: Expression Web change default directory

When you open the Open Page dialog box, it does default to My Webs,
unlike the Open Web dialog box that defaults to the last open web directory you opened.

To change that, you have to change a registry key

Step 6: Save a small file first

NOTE: You may have to have used Expression Web to create a small file and save it first.

Step 7: Registry Edit

Start>Run>regedit

Step 8: Values to change

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Expesssion\WebDesigner\12.0

Modify the DefaultWebName to any folder path you want to be the default instead.

Click OK and close the regedit window.