[FX.php List] [OFF] Looking for a template-driven site host for a club

Dale Bengston dale.bengston at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 10:05:56 MDT 2013

Hi Bob,

I'd take a look at WordPress and its plugins for club management. It's a pretty amazing platform.


On Sep 10, 2013, at 10:48 AM, Bob Patin <bob at patin.com> wrote:

> I'm a member of a local yacht club that is wanting to have their (incredibly awful) website redone.
> Since this is not a huge club and they want to save money, I first thought of something like Squarespace, where I could use a template and put together a nice quick site that scales for iOS devices and is fairly easy to maintain by novices.
> HOWEVER... it doesn't offer the ability to have multiple logins by users, or allow users to modify their own profiles, or for the site to allow photo uploads that would then be vetted by an admin person.
> Does anyone know of a template-driven host like Squarespace that would provide something like this? I'm also talking to them about building a site for them myself using a FileMaker backend; in my mind, unless I stumble on a service that does all these things, the only way I know to provide all the functionality they need would be to build it by hand.
> I've worked in ExpressionEngine in the past, and I think it would have the same limitations that I'm finding in Squarespace, but since I really didn't like ExpressionEngine that much anyway, it's not being considered here.
> Thanks for any insights,
> Bob Patin
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