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15. Office Web and SharePoint > 15.6. Create a Web Frontend to an Access Table ...

15.6. Create a Web Frontend to an Access Table Using FrontPage

Problem

While SharePoint is amazing, it has several limitations. First, it requires a server running Windows 2003 server and Windows SharePoint Services. In addition, the Data View Web Part is read-only and provides no mechanism for updating the data. Is there a way to use FrontPage to create a web frontend to your Access data without employing SharePoint?

Solution

You can use the FrontPage Database Interface Wizard to create a complete web site that lets you view and edit data from a database table. The trick in this solution is to create the database connection before running the wizard. Follow these steps to create a web site based on the tblAlbums table from the 15-06.MDB database:


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