Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 405,198, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 36.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    10,367
    Points
    405,198
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 94
    Given: 60

    Template websites

    Anyone have a good one for people who don't know html like myself?
    I used to know dreamweaver quite well but that was 5 years ago.


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 72,425, Level: 83
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 725
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    SvrWxCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    2,851
    Points
    72,425
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Template websites

    I'd say go with a WordPress or Joomla (or something similar) that will give you plenty of options on templates and plugins that work easily. You can modify templates and the site as much as you feel comfortable with.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 717,807, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    45,687
    Points
    717,807
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 466
    Given: 245

    Re: Template websites

    Wordpress is pretty easy- I update our business site on that, and will probably use it for my personal one too.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 447,518, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    39,321
    Points
    447,518
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 44
    Given: 8

    Re: Template websites

    2nd wordpress. Super simple and pretty powerful for creating blog type sites.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  5. #5
    CF Founder
    Points: 236,024, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Your first GroupVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Jeremy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Urbandale, IA
    Posts
    13,038
    Points
    236,024
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 271
    Given: 127

    Re: Template websites

    There are a lot of options for both WordPress and Joomla - though Joomla is far more than a personal site would typically need. You could also use something like Squarespace or Wordpress.com if you don't want to deal with the maintenance of self hosting.


    A program isn't built on one player and it doesn't succeed because of one player, thus a program won't fail if it doesn't get that one player.

  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 405,198, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 36.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    10,367
    Points
    405,198
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 94
    Given: 60

    Re: Template websites

    I would want one that I can use for a portfolio (Images), resume, etc.


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 447,518, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    39,321
    Points
    447,518
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 44
    Given: 8

    Re: Template websites

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    I would want one that I can use for a portfolio (Images), resume, etc.
    Wordpress.com would be perfect for that.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  8. #8
    Starter
    Points: 31,904, Level: 54
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 46
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    bugs4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Story County
    Posts
    890
    Points
    31,904
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 46

    Re: Template websites

    I've used Word Press the most, but recently I used weebly for a quick sit that only needed to be up for a couple months. Very easy and looked great.


    "It's a jungle out there kiddies. Have a very fruitful day.
    J. Buffett

  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 72,425, Level: 83
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 725
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    SvrWxCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    2,851
    Points
    72,425
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Template websites

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    I would want one that I can use for a portfolio (Images), resume, etc.
    Several options if you go the WordPress route, templates that are pretty well ready to go, just put in your images!

    Here's a bunch of templates you can choose from: WordPress › Free WordPress Themes

    (select the photo-blogging option under subject header and then find themes)



  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 53,466, Level: 71
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 584
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    twistedredbird's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Midwest
    Posts
    3,326
    Points
    53,466
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 22

    Re: Template websites

    I use WordPress for my company and my clients, and highly recommend it. For photos, you have lots of options. There are plenty of widgets for images/image galleries, or you could simply do them as a blog post. WordPress is also very strong with SEO these days.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM