To decide what type of hosting plan to choose, you need to know what hosting-related services you use or plan to use in FrontPage 2003. For hosting plans, there are essentially three levels of FrontPage support:
FrontPage Server Extensions
Windows SharePoint Services
Earlier versions of FrontPage support FrontPage Server Extensions. These are a collection of programs that exist on the hosting server for the purpose of supporting FrontPage in the following ways:
Publishing— FrontPage Server Extensions make the Web site–publishing process easier by eliminating the need to pass files through (sometimes cumbersome) FTP. FrontPage Server Extensions provide a way for FrontPage users ...