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Microsoft® Expression® Web Step by Step by Chris Leeds

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Using Subsites

Subsites are an important concept for site management. Expression Web treats subsites as though they were completely independent sites.

One reason that you might want to segregate certain folders in a site as subsites is that you might have a large number of files within those folders, and the files don’t change as often as the other files in the root of the site. There’s no reason to wait out a long file-comparison cycle during an Expression Web publishing session when you know that the files haven’t changed.

Another good reason to use subsites is that you might be developing a replacement site. You can create a subsite on your server-based site, such as ExpressionWebStepbyStep.com/new-design/, and then publish your new design directly ...

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