What about just starting with Google Sites: http://www.google.com/sites/overview.html ?
It's free and easy. Good for a static website, which sounds like what you are looking to produce. -Richard On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 4:05 AM, Stefan Lindner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Take a look at Joomla 1.5 (www.joomla.org). If you have a linux box with > Apache/php/MySql the Joomla installation is just to unzip the distribution > and run a litte menu driven install program. Administration is easy, plugins > for nearly every purpose are available. 3 designs are part of the base > package, more skins and designs can be installed by the administrator. > > Good luck! > > Stefan > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > Von: Jeremy Thomerson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Gesendet: Donnerstag, 13. November 2008 03:49 > An: firstname.lastname@example.org > Betreff: OFF TOPIC - all-in-one wysiwyg website package? > > This is off-topic, but I figured there couldn't be a better pool of people > to ask. I have several friends and family members that want to set up > small > websites for their businesses or hobbies. Of course, then they'll want to > customize them and make them look like this or like that. And add a page, > and edit a page, etc. You've probably been in the same spot - you're the > "computer guy" in the family - obviously I can't build them something > custom > (we're talking free). And I don't want to maintain it for them forever, > etc... > > So - do you know of any good website packages out there? I'm not even sure > what the right name would be. But it would need to have these > requirements: > > - Total non-technical control over adding and editing pages / content > (wysiwyg) > - Control looks by using themes that can be downloaded or maybe editing > CSS > - Possibly plugins for things like RSS feeds / contact pages / and/or > e-commerce stores > - Can be any language - I have a server to put it on, so I'm not adverse > to PHP / Python / MySQL / etc... > - Preferably I unzip a copy of it to a directory for them, give them > access to the admin (maybe setup a MySQL DB for them), and I'm DONE! > > I've even thought of trying to build this out of BRIX, but I'm not sure > that's the right answer, plus then there wouldn't be any plugins already > available. > > Any tips? > > -- > Jeremy Thomerson > http://www.wickettraining.com > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > >