I had forgotten an important feature of GetSimple CMS. The Website Health Check that tells you in detail about the status of your website:
17 February 2014
15 February 2014
Screenshot of the week 8
This is the 8th installment of my "Screenshot of the week" series. Why do I regularly publish screenshots? Because everybody loves screenshots. Don't they? Well, at least, I do love 'em ;)
This week I'm going to upload several images showing the internals of GetSimple CMS. Getsimple does not use a database, this is called a flat file cms. I was looking for one because I didn't want the complexity of joomla,drupal or wordpress. I tried several of them and I especially liked zimplit andpico. But above them all I preferred getsimple.
If you are looking for a simple and easy to use but however complete CMS do not look any further. Give getsimple a try. I hope you like it as much as I do. In fact all this site is built with it. And I also hope that these screenshots are useful.
Second, the Pages tab:
Third, the uploaded files management:
Fourth, choosing the themes and adding the code to the components:
Sixth, the Blog management (which is a plugin):
And last but not least, the calendar (which is another plugin) I think the calendar is cool. I added it to the footer:
Labels: screenshots, sdf-eu, software
14 February 2014
Valentine's day is alright for publishing
As I already hinted in my "Testing blog" post, which was indeed the first post I published here, today is as good a day for publishing a new website as any other. It happens to be Valentine's day, which makes it a special day.
This site is so far nothing but a clone of my previous version of chalsattack.com but who knows, maybe I will revamp it to a certain extent. Since 2006 I have revised my website/hosting conditions every two years. Now I have decided to make sdf-eu my home. I already spend most of my computing time at sdf-eu so it is not a weird thing to do. I guess this decission was an easy one to make.
I have been the entire week looking for simple cms systems. I discovered GetSimple CMS and I must say that I really love it. I'm truly impressed. I was only familiar with joomla and drupal and I thought that complexity was a must but I realized that rather on the contrary it is not. Thank God.
TODO (before actually publishing it):
- 1. Create the CNAME
- 2. Write the backup script (I will use my own 'gophersync' script but adapted to work with html. My 'gophersync' script makes a backup of my gopher hole using cron and rsync once a month).
DONE (which took a long while):
- 1. Creating the html tables
I hope you like my new site and new blog. It even has a calendar, and everybody knows that having a calendar is as important as having a towel for a hitchhiker ;)
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