[OT] lazy website software
Wade Preston Shearer
lists at wadeshearer.com
Thu Dec 11 09:53:59 MST 2008
You said you Dont want blog software but sounds luke wordpress pages
would do exactly what you want. You can use wordpress as a light cms
for small sites. It works great.
On Dec 11, 2008, at 8:04, "Josh Coates" <jcoates at gmail.com> wrote:
> i'm looking for something, and it's a difficult thing to search for,
> so i
> thought i'd ask plug.
> i want to build a simple website that is made up of articles in a
> level hierarchy. these articles should be easy to create and edit
> 'easy' means something like a wiki markup language).
> Toast and Pancakes Website
> - tutorial on making toast
> - tutorial on making pancakes
> - article with pancake photos in it
> - 18th century pancake photos
> - ancient egyptian toast photos
> - history of toast
> - another toast history article
> - history of pancakes
> that's kind of all i'm looking for. i just want a "website in a
> box" that
> is bonehead simple to maintain and add things to. like i want to be
> able to
> add a new article on pancake history in 5 seconds, with pictures and
> and stuff.
> things that i don't think will work:
> - blog software. blogs are linear journals. yes, blog entries can be
> grouped into a single level hierarchy, but it's still a blog and
> they all
> look very "bloggy".
> - wiki software. the closest thing i could find is tiddlywiki -
> it's very
> *simple* which is good, but it's very non-SEO friendly, it's just
> one big
> doesn't do
> anything. feels weird.)
> the thing blog and wiki software have in common is that they are
> simple to add content too. that's really good, but there must be a
> website software that does the same thing, right?
> then there are like 5 millions CMS software packages - but geesh,
> what a
> mess that is.
> any ideas? or do i have to built it myself (which i really, really,
> don't want to have to do - i'm a lousy web dev and it doesn't sound
> fun at
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