[thelist] GoDaddy software and Macs

Bojan Tesanovic btesanovic at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 13:00:00 CDT 2007

Hi John can you be more specific what is site about, what specific feature
your friend needs how often site changes etc best would be to provide a link.

Brooking, John wrote:
> Howdy,
>    We have a friend who has a website hosted by GoDaddy, and which is
> built using their hosted "Website Tonight" site builder. Unfortunately,
> she uses a Macintosh, which is not "recommended" for that software
> according to their FAQ, and in fact she is not able to update the site
> herself. (I don't know how the original decision was made, maybe it was
> before she was involved.) So far she has been calling my wife to do
> updates for her, so I am thinking about alternatives to suggest to her.
>    I'm not self-employed and looking for additional work, so the more I
> think about it, the more I like the idea of having her just run a
> Windows emulator on her Mac so she can use the GoDaddy software from a
> "Windows" browser. I'm assuming this should work fine, but I thought I'd
> better run it by you all and see if there's any issues with this I don't
> know about. Thoughts?
>    Alternative suggestions are welcome as well. Besides the emulator
> idea, I've thought about changing hosts, installing a native site editor
> package on her Mac, or creating some custom server software for her
> using FCKEdit and PHP/MySQL objects. Product research is not my strong
> suit, so the first two sound like a lot of boring research, and the
> custom work option is not too attractive because this is a non-profit
> who is not prepared to spend much money, as evidenced by her willingness
> to ask my wife to do updates for her. :-)
>    Thanks for any suggestions!
> - John

Bojan Tesanovic

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