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Re: [vox] Lugod Website Proposal
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Re: [vox] Lugod Website Proposal

MySQL and PostgreSQL are already installed on the server.  No problem
to create a database for LUGOD, if that turns out to be desired.


Beth Camero wrote:
> So create a Wordpress blog on wordpress.com <http://wordpress.com>, use 
> their database, get a creative pre-built skin, and give people who 
> request it editorial priveleges.  It's easy. It works.
> Or set up mysql on the Lugod server and add the wordpress blogging 
> software locally.  Surely there is a mysql guru on this list.
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 10:21 AM, Nick Schmalenberger 
> <nick@schmalenberger.us <mailto:nick@schmalenberger.us>> wrote:
>     On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 10:03:58AM -0700, Scott Miller wrote:
>      > MediaWiki would be cool as an add on, and would be painless to
>     set up.
>      > Or as Alex mentions it is possible to only have a CMS for a few pages
>      > and make it appear seemless to the existing site. UC Davis does this,
>      > as some ucdavis.edu <http://ucdavis.edu/> pages are Plone and
>     others hand coded but you
>      > cannot tell them apart(!)
>      >
>      > scott
>      >
>      >
>     If I'm not mistaken, mediawiki and many CMSs require a database
>     which our server doesn't necessarily have, and if it does would
>     probably require some setup (create the database and database
>     user...) that we probably can't do. So I wouldn't say this is
>     painless. I think Bill has already made some parts of updating
>     the site automatic so maybe he could just write up how it works
>     and certain other people would have ssh access as mentioned?
>     Nick
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