The FrontPage web that is provided by the server by default. To access the root web, you supply the URL of the server without specifying a page name. FrontPage is installed with a default root web named root web. All FrontPage webs are contained by the root FrontPage web.
root web is the top-level directory of a web site created with FrontPage, the main folder that contains all of your web site's files. If you created your site with FrontPage (an option for GeoCities Pro users only), the root web of your site is protected by your Yahoo! user name and password and can contain many subwebs. You can protect your root web by creating subwebs and restricting other users' access to those areas. Learn more.