Could you use PDFs?


> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Thursday, March 07, 2002 2:31 PM
> Subject:      [PHP-DB] Best way to store/retrieve content??
> I'm writing some content management scripts for an online magazine. Many
> articles are formatted in a similar way, but some have a unique page
> layout
> that includes grids of photos, tables, etc.
> I'm not sure if the best way to store content is in a database so it can
> be
> flowed into an article template, or to simply lay out the page as HTML,
> surrounding it with a simple include("header.php") and
> include("footer.php")
> for header/footer HTML and graphics. For articles that require things like
> tables, it would be a pain to have to write this HTML by hand or lay it
> out
> in Dreamweaver then copy and past the code into the database field (using
> an
> Admin web form). 
> Or, is it prudent to set up a custom table in the databse for each type of
> content so that a matching template can be used to format the pages
> properly
> without having to include all the HTML in the database with the content
> itself?
> Hope this makes some sense. Just trying to figure out the best way to
> tackle
> this. All input is appreciated!
> Monty
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