Shared Borders are parts of the web page that share content with
the other pages in the web. They are located at the top, bottom,
left side, or right side of the page and are useful for information
that should appear on every page in the web such as navigation
links, web site headers, and copyright information.
Adding Shared Borders
Add shared borders to a web by following these steps:
- Open a web and select Format|Shared Borders... from the
- Check All pages to apply the border(s) to every page in
the web or Current page if the border(s) should appear only
on the current page.
- Select the areas where the shared borders should appear by
checking the Top, Left, Right, and Bottom boxes. It is not
recommended to have content for the Right border since it may not
be visible to users with low screen resolutions.
- Check the Include navigation buttons boxes if those
sections will have site navigation elements (explained in detail
on the next page).
- Click OK when finished. These properties can be changed
by selecting Format|Shared Borders... again from the menu
bar after the shared borders have been defined.
Shared Border Content
After completing the steps outlined above, a setup similar to the
image below will appear on the web page:
Edit content by clicking on the shared border and replacing
purple comment text with text and graphics.
Navigation bars are automatically created by FrontPage according
to the navigation structure that is set up in Navigation View. These
are explained in detail on the next page...