P.Mean: Should I abandon FrontPage? (created 2008-07-24).
I've used various iterations of Microsoft FrontPage since the beginning of the StATS website (that site started in 1998, but the first "surviving" page dates from 1999). I like FrontPage, but I'm wondering if I should switch to an open source package.
An open source package would simplify my life quite a bit. Microsoft itself no longer produces FrontPage and recommends that users purchase Microsoft Expression Studio. Since my pages are, by design, very minimalist, I'm not sure I want all the fancy bells and whistles that come with Expression Studio (or even FrontPage).
A nice system recommended at the Open Source Alternative website, www.osalt.com, is KompoZer. Here's a brief description at their website:
KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing. KompoZer is designed to be extremely easy to use, making it ideal for non-technical computer users who want to create an attractive, professional-looking web site without needing to know HTML or web coding. -- kompozer.net
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