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  1. #1
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    [COLOR=Purple ]Hey all

    Im fairly new to other languages other than html. Which is the best and easiest way to create a content management website so the owner can change their text info and maybe their images of their website.

    Thanks Nessie [/COLOR]


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    Hey Auussie_Nessie

    Well, theres a fair bunch available, them being PHP, ASP, and CFM.

    PHP is fairly quick to pick up, so that could be your best bet.
    See for list of blogs written in PHP.

    Some of them go beyond your needs, so you could try

    The best way to change their text? Store all posts (or articles, whatever) in a database table. And use an UPDATE command.

    Good luck.

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    Senior Member rosland's Avatar
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    HTML is not a language in this context. It's just a way of marking up your output, meaning that even if you mastered PHP/PERL/VB/JSP/or whatever, you would still need HTML to be able to present whatever your script is doing, on the web.

    If you want a full featured CMS system, you'd better go for an opensource variant, free to download.

    A CMS is a fairly complicated thing to make (as would a bulletin board like this one be). If you're just starting out, this would be a monumental task.

    So, in short, if you primarily interested in getting a CMS up and running, download a complete system (free).

    If your primary interest is learning a server scripting language, then buy a book and start practising (reccomend PHP as it's fairly easy to learn, and one of the more powerful languages for web purposes).

    If your interested both in getting a CMS up and running, and learning a scripting language, then download an opensource CMS, and pick an easier task for practising your aquired skills.
    S. Rosland

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    Junior Member sushy's Avatar
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    This CMS is for free: Postnuke (

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