[SATLUG] Preferred web frontend?

FIRESTORM_v1 firestorm.v1 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 00:03:42 CDT 2008


Sorry about the duplicate post, Think hackaday, except with real hacks
(especially as of recently) and full schematics, pics, documentation
and links.

FIRESTORM_v1

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 12:02 AM, FIRESTORM_v1 <firestorm.v1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> My goal isn't something like a blog, but more like Slashdot, although
> new user registrations are going to be disabled.
>
> The idea is something not "blogish" like wordpress, but does support
> tagging articles.  I was thinking about hacking in tags support into
> PHP-Nuke, but then again, that whole nuke thing......
>
> I'd prefer to stick with LAMP, as I am decently versed in each, well
> maybe not so much in Apache, but better in the other three. :P  I'm
> sorry, i thought about specifying that after I hit "submit".
>
> I suppose that if push comes to shove, I could whip up something
> together and hide the "submission form" behind a piece of code that
> detects if I'm coming from inside the home network.
>
> If push comes to shove, I can provision a VM and try out Ruby on
> Rails, although my first guess would be that it has something to do
> about red colored trains, hence my initial apprehension.
>
> FIRESTORM_v1
>
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 11:42 PM, Brian <astro at astr0.org> wrote:
>> Anything with "nuke" in the name is garbage. If your looking for something
>> easy to setup and maintain, might
>> I suggest something like wordpress? Its actually able to handle quite a bit
>> and has plugins out the wazoo. Another popular and highly recommended CMS
>> type solution is drupal. I have a couple sites setup using both and have had
>> no problems,  so long as it is kept up to date.
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Jun 12, 2008, at 23:18, FIRESTORM_v1 <firestorm.v1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Good evening Everyone!
>>>
>>> I'm getting ready to overhaul the web server and bring online a new
>>> website http://www.yourwarrantyisvoid.com for all my hacking/modding
>>> projects.
>>>
>>> In the past I have used PHP-Nuke on my existing site
>>> http://www.theratshack.net but after the 4th time of deleting news
>>> articles where some idiot had SQL injected a zero delay HTTP redirect,
>>> I grew tired of it and reduced the site to regular HTML.
>>>
>>> Since I'm overhauling the server (currently running RH6.2, stop
>>> laughing) I was thinking about putting Ubuntu Server on it and have
>>> been quite pleased with Ubuntu in general. Now that I'll be running  a
>>> more current PHP version along with a greatly updated Apache server,
>>> I'm thinking of trying some new web frontends.
>>>
>>> I've tried PHP-Nuke, and a friend of mine recommended another suite,
>>> Joomla, but I'm a bit apprehensive. Google returns too many frontends
>>> to count, but I'm looking for a simple yet effective frontend that I
>>> don't have to babysit.
>>>
>>> So, what are your recommendations?  Success?  Horror stories? Things
>>> that you wish you knew at the time but know now?
>>>
>>> Thank you!
>>>
>>> FIRESTORM_v1
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