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[nycphp-talk] PHP project from Hell Story

Rolan rolan at datawhorehouse.com
Fri Aug 22 15:16:46 EDT 2003


You might want to look into a content management system.
Check out ewebeditpro by ektron. I believe
there is also a freeware alternative, but it might require
some hacking on your part to arrive at a polished solution.
That will allow him to add/update wysiwyg pages within the browser.
That includes uploading/using images.


~Rolan

Phil Powell wrote:

> Has anyone have anything like this happen to them? How have you 
> handled it, I'm out of ideas.
>  
> Thanks
> Phil
>  
> Phil,
>  
> Unfortunately, this means that you were really not able to provide 
> what I had asked for.  As was explained in my original bid request 
> "The key to this will be that I would like to be able to add the pages 
> in the password protected part of the site by either filling in a form 
> OR using FrontPage 2002."  Since I am not able to do this with adding 
> text and images in a way that people can read it, I am going to have 
> to find another alternative.  I will be deleting your files from the 
> web site and starting over and hopefully will still be able to have 
> this finished by Sunday
>  
> Lawrence
>  
>
> On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 12:34:55 -0400, Phil Powell wrote
>  
> > If you have Adobe Illustrator then you can export the Word documents
> > into a PDF, which is universally viewable by everyone (provided they
> > download Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is extremely easy to do and I
> > can even provide a link for them to do so).  That way even Mac and
> > Linux users, and those (like me) that have neither Word nor Word
> > Viewer can view the files, images and all.
> >
> > Otherwise, I'm sorry, but there are few other technical alternatives.
> > Images cannot be placed into a converted HTML file from a Word document
> > unless the path to the images points to an actual image, and that
> > does not happen if you are converting a local Word document into an
> > HTML file since the images are on the same local machine (i.e.,
> >  yours) as the doc itself. In order for the HTML files to be
> > accessible you would have to come up with a way to move all of the
> > images to a folder on the site and then change the paths on every
> > single <img src> tag in the HTML to point to those images in order
> > for them to render as existing.
> >
> > That is literally all I could come up with and this after asking
> > other techies I know too.
> >
> > Phil
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > Subject: Re: Site Update
> >
> > > Since not everyone has Microsoft Word on their computers I don't 
> want to
> > > leave them as a Word Document.
> > >
> > > My reason for having a second web site created for this project was to
> > > simplify things for me.  This was the whole reason for saying I 
> wanted to
> > be
> > > able to do this using a form or using FrontPage.  If I have to upload
> > images
> > > into a folder and start making adjustments to other folders, that 
> defeats
> > my
> > > whole purpose.
> > >
> > > If I can't get this done, this weekend, I am going to have to find
> another
> > > way to get this done
> > >
> > > Lawrence
> > >
> > > On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 12:20:49 -0400, Phil Powell wrote
> > > > Let me ask a few people; from what I understand it is looking for
> images
> > > > with paths that don't exist since you converted a .doc into .htm
> > > > (BTW you could leave it at .doc if you like it's viewable that way
> > > > too).  You might have to upload the images into the /images folder,
> > > >  name them properly, and then adjust your .doc file to point to the
> > > > images in the /images folder in the meantime.
> > > >
> > > > Phil
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > Subject: Re: Site Update
> > > >
> > > > > Phil,
> > > > >
> > > > > I tried uploading a couple of the pages to the
> > >
> > > > > page by creating them in Microsoft Word and then saving as 
> html and
> > > > > everything worked except that the diagrams don't show up (they 
> just
> > have
> > > > an
> > > > > x where the diagram should be as if the jpg couldn't load).  Any
> > > > suggestions?
> > > > >
> > > > > Lawrence
> > > > >
> > > > > On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 15:09:30 -0400, Phil Powell wrote
> > > > > > I've been monitoring the  site now off
> > > > > > and on for a few days and everything seems completely stable.
> > > > > > Wasn't sure if you have had a chance lately but I wanted you to
> know
> > > > > > that everything looks OK for now.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Please do let me know if there is anything else you need.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Phil
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
>
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