On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 5:55 PM, tamouse mailing lists
<tamouse.li...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 12:42 PM, Barry Smith <scs.bns...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I know less about WordPress than I do about Joomla, but I did notice a
>> template site that I cannot find any support for (cool templates) which
>> supports both Joomla and WordPress, as well as HTML/CSS.
>> I know that there are lists of buttons which I was going to rely on PHP to
>> handle.
>> The problem with WordPress and Joomla is that the current webhost will allow
>> PHP, but will not allow MySQL.
>> :) I know... time to move the site to a FREE php/MySQL host.  I already have
>> one in mind, but the throughput from the host at a major ISP (Charter) is
>> hard to leave... since the client has been paying for that webhost for over
>> 20 years.  A GoDaddy hosted site I might be able to talk her into, in a
>> pinch... but she is a firm believer in the idea that you pay for quality. It
>> might be very hard convincing her to consider another webhost that isn't
>> local, and Charter is a local (non-toll-free) phone call away.
>> Thank you for the suggestion.  A WordPress site might actually be the
>> solution... if she is willing to leave Charter.
>> --
>> Barry Smith
>> c 704-497-4217
>> e scs.bns...@gmail.com
>> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 11:22 PM, tamouse mailing lists
>> <tamouse.li...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Have you considered setting this up in wordpress?
> I'm not familiar with Charter as an ISP, or what they offer. I'm
> guessing they are on a consumer web hosting plan? Something to look at
> might be if there's a low-tier commercial hosting plan with Charter,
> that might be better than moving off to GoDaddy (which I have very
> personally strong averse feelings to, so take that into account).
> Also, not trying to talk you out of a job or anything like that, but
> there are also things like wordpress.com and other public blogging
> platforms.
> A completely left-field thing now is also github pages. You can't run
> PHP, but wow can you make a great backbone.js app there.
> Anyway, just tossing out ideas. They're free, so you can ignore them. :)

Oh, another thing. AWS RDS (MySQL in the cloud) is possible, but it's
horribly expensive to run for a low-access site.

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