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Old 12. Jul 2011, 11:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been put in charge of editing an exhisting website and know nothing about web maintenance. Where to begin.
I have been contacted by a web company about converting to Drupal for $400.00 but have not comitted yet.
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More info please. What type of website is it? What framework does it currently run on? May we have the address so we can look at the website? $400 does not sould like a whole lot, so there must not be a lot of functionality to move over.
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Old 13. Jul 2011, 05:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hi Ritho, thank you for responding.

Our website is www.serv-allpackaging.com
I'm sorry but I don't know what you mean by framework. I am told it has html coding if that helps

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I just downloaded bluegriffon. If I'm on the right track I'll need a manuel, If not I will go with your recomendation. Thank you for your time.
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I just downloaded bluegriffon. If I'm on the right track I'll need a manual, If not I will go with your recommendation. Thank you for your time.
By framework I was referring to any serverside software you might already have running on the site like a CMS (Content Management System). Drupal is a CMS, and so is Joomla. There are many others.

It appears that it may be a basic html and javascript site so using something like bluegriffon may work fine for you. It does not appear that the site has to be updated all that frequently and does not have a overwelming amount of content to keep track of. So I think for now converting to a CMS like Drupal maybe more trouble than it is worth.

I have actually been quite impressed with the abilities of bluegriffon plus it is html5 compatible as well. Also you can't beat the price so it is a good place to start.

Just be aware that not everything that works or looks good in Firefox/Gecko upon which bluegriffon runs, works or looks good in other browsers. So test what you edit in other browsers like Explorer, Chrome, Safari, etc. If you don't want to have to install all the various browsers you can use free services like Adobe Browser Lab
or Spoon Browsers
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This is good info to hear, my boss loves the word free.

One last question. I can't seem to find a tutorial on bluegriffon do have a suggestion.

Thank you so much
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One last question. I can't seem to find a tutorial on bluegriffon do have a suggestion.

Thank you so much
Youtube is often a good place to find tutorials. Have a look at some of these http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...uegriffon&aq=f
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