Creating a Web Application

To create Web applications, you need access to an installation of Microsoft's Internet Information Server (IIS) running on a server that must have the .NET Framework installed. Visual Studio will create the files you need and upload them directly to the server when you create the Web application (usually in the IIS Web root directory named wwwroot).


To avoid cluttering the Web root directory, you can create IIS virtual directories in which to store your Web applications. To support virtual directories, right-click a folder in the Windows Explorer and select Web Sharing.

To create a Web application, make sure IIS is running and, in the IDE, select the File, New, Project menu item to open ...

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