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

Bob Patin bob at patin.com
Tue Sep 10 14:09:03 MDT 2013

On Sep 10, 2013, at 3:04 PM, denis <dsomar at gmail.com> wrote:

> The inquiry is not minded, at least by me.

Thanks, Denis :)

>  I'd say take a good hard look at WordPress and chances are you can make it do a LOT more of what you want, rather than doing a whole new site and integrating FileMaker in the mix.

I was pleasantly surprised at how much it can do; I was previously under the impression that it was mainly a blog platform and didn't do these sorts of things.
> If each club member is a "user" in WordPress, you should be able to configure it so they can adjust their own details without touching other users.  Maybe if they're setup as authors instead of users is another idea.

Well, the problem there, and I thought about that for another template-driven host that I was considering, is that I'd have to add each club member to the site, which would be a pain.
> And if you're hellbent on using FM, you could using the FileMaker to WordPress plugin in a distributed runtime to editing only certain pages, based on logic you build in FM.

Oooh... not too fond of doing a runtime for these guys... :)


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