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Website Design / Hosting Question

MarkBroughton 11 286 1 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2009 10:31PM
Hi Folks,

I am trying to build a website for a friend who has her own business, and want it to have the same kind of setup as photium - i.e. easy to setup, change and maintain, so that I can set it up and she can maintain it herself. It isnt a photography website, so doesnt need to have galleries etc. I have tried photium, but it doesnt seem to be working very well, as its more geared towards toggers, and dont really want to start learning dreamweaver or such as its a favour and probably a one off.

Question is, does anyone know of a site similar to photium who can host and that has templates, but not photography based. Have tried googling it, but you get a million and one results and its quite similar on the forum search here on epz, too many results to filter through.

She has a basic site now, so even some simple templates would probably work, as I could ftp the finished site to her current web host.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks in advance

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stuwhitt 15 1.4k United Kingdom
20 Aug 2009 11:10PM
Wordpress is probably the way to go, plenty of free templates and plugins and a breeze to use

JohnnyGraham 13 102 Scotland
20 Aug 2009 11:16PM

seems to be one of the bog standard options i see folk go for of late.

failing that look into wordpress for publishing her up a page, its meant for blogs but a ton of the templates i've saw out there for it suit a gazillion website needs.
(ahh someone beat me to it)

hope that helps abit.
MarkBroughton 11 286 1 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2009 11:30PM
Thank you very much Stu and Johnny, will take a look at these and will let you know how I get on Smile

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