[thelist] pricing for web sites?

patrick pms at stoutstreet.com
Thu Sep 24 10:32:11 CDT 2009

Joel Canfield wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 8:09 AM, Nan Harbison <nan at nanharbison.com> wrote:
>> This is excellent advice, does anyone have a good reference on how to go
>> about doing this? I have been teetering on the edge of doing this, but
>> needed a push and a source to help me!
>> Thanks
>> Nan
> You were asking, I think, about using a development server? The quick and
> dirty method for a small developer is to simply create a subdirectory for
> the client on your own website, do the development there, and don't transfer
> the code to their server until it's paid for (and working.) There are loads
> of more refined ways to do this as well.
> The quick and dirty requires thought about paths, and a handful of other
> things. Forethought and simple search/replace scripting can make that
> uncomplicated.
> I've rarely run into a site complex enough that this became challenging.
> joel

Similar to Joel's method, but I take it a step further and create a 
subdomain as well for each client, and this subdomain points to the 
client's folder.


patrick sanders
web sites that fit

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