[thelist] easy update facility

Steve Clason stevec at topdogstrategy.com
Tue Jul 19 12:40:12 CDT 2005

On 7/19/2005 10:48 AM emily tarrant wrote:

> I've offered to do a portfolio site for a friend and am going to use it as a
> learning experience. I'm very comfortable creating static xhtml + css websites,
> but this time I'd like to incorporate a way for my friend (who has no html
> experience) to easily update the site himself - mostly adding or replacing
> images, but also occasional bits of text. The site will be on a very small scale
> initially (I imagine along the lines of 5 pages), so it strikes me that a
> full-blown cms would be over-kill. Can anyone recommend a simple way to allow
> someone with no experience of web design to update their site? Although I'm keen
> to learn, I don't yet have any experience of php, so don't have the option of
> writing something myself from scratch (if that's the way to go...).

Hi Emily,

If your client can spring for Contribute ($100?)and you have 
Dreamweaver, I've found that combination to work well for small sites.

Steve Clason
Web Design and Development
Boulder, Colorado, USA

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