Silvio Siefke <> wrote:

>On Sat, 05 Jan 2013 17:21:05 +0000
>Ashley Sheridan <> wrote:
>> If the pages are already written, why do you want to start changing 
>> the way they've been built?
>1.) All websites are created manually. (nano + html/css Tags)
>2.) The maintenance effort now is not enough.
>3.) The programming (PHP) provides opportunities, which I'd like to
>4.) curiosity
>5.) enough time 
>Me was helped a lot in forums and mailing lists. I would like it back,
>that's the idea of ‚Äč‚ÄčOpen Source. Maybe I can help someone be in the
>future on a project. For that I must even try to learn once, and read.
>Is that all one reason or think I'm wrong?
>Thank you for help, Greetings

What I would start to do is break out common parts of pages to include files. 
This would be stuff like headers, footers, sidebars, etc.
>From there, you could use variables to set things like titles, stylesheets, 
>nav items, etc. I've had to do this recently on a project that was written as 
>a bunch of static files.
At worst, you could update the page2 templating engine to account for your new 
elements. But like I said, I think the very style page2 uses is extremely 
limiting, and will make maintenance later on.


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