Use this tab to define your site's default Web page and to append a footer to the site's documents.

Enable default content page

When enabled, the default document is served to the browser whenever the browser request does not specify a document name. Default documents can be a directory's home page or an index page containing a site document directory listing. Multiple documents can be listed in a top-down search order. The files shown are located in the site’s Home directory. The order can be modified by using the Move Up and Move Down buttons.

Select the Enable default content page check box to enable the Web server to identify a default document whenever a browser request does not specify a document name.


Click to add additional default documents. Default documents are served in the order in which the names appear in the list. The server returns the first document it finds.


Click to remove a default document from the list without deleting the file.

Enable document footer

Select the Enable document footer check box to configure your Web server to automatically append a footer to every document your Web server returns. The footer file should not be a complete HTML document. It should only include only HTML tags that are necessary to format the appearance and function of your footer content.


Click to locate and specify the full path and file name for your footer file.

Related Topics

To learn more about a default document and about adding a footer to your Web pages, see the IIS 6.0 online documentation on the Microsoft Windows Server TechCenter.