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    Easy to setup searchable database website?

    Hi! I'm looking to create a new website with one sole function: to enable users to look up a variable and find out where to find it. To explain, for example, it might enable users to search the name of a band, then it will display the music streaming sites the band is up on, such as Spotify, Apple Music, etc etc. I'm not a developer but have lots of experience with Wordpress, Tumblr and HTML before they existed. As such, i'm up for a challenge, but nothing too complicated. Thanks for any thoughts anyone might have.


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    Youre going to need to know how to communicate with a database and how to use php to retrieve the information.

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    Easy to setup searchable database website?

    It all depends on what would be searched. Some indexable items already have a searchable database setup for them. A great example of this is Netflix.

    If a 3rd party search service doesn't exist yet for the item, I'd use Wordpress and a custom post type.

    If you want something completely custom, you are going to need to take the route vapr suggested.
    Last edited by brandMatt; Nov 12th, 2015 at 11:13 AM.

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