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anon1

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Jun 8, 2005
Okay...I decided that for Christmas I am going to fix up one of my old computers, and set up a Gentoo Server on it. I want to program a website for my Dad, but I was wondering what type of information I should put on it, and which languages y'all think I should use for each specified part. Just for the record, it is an Electrical Company. If you guys and gals can help me with this, I would be very appreciative. :)
 

Gnufsh

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Dec 24, 2001
Location
Shasta Lake, California
You could start out with just basic company info in straight HTML. If you want to get more complicated, I recommend php and mysql. You also might want to use php and set it up to use gzip compression on all your pages to reduce bandwidth useage.
 

ps2cho

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Oct 13, 2004
Go with whatever language you feel most comftable using. If you only know HTML, then just create the page like that. If you know PHP, go with that.

Goodluck
 
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anon1

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Jun 8, 2005
I know HTML, and I started learning PHP last night from an eBook I have. What exactly should I put on the site itself though? What appeals to people the most, and what information should I put about the business?
 

Mr.Guvernment

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Joined
Feb 26, 2003
well

it is an electrical company correct?

your dads work
work he has planned
advice colums perhaps for the DIY (do it yourself people)

pictures are always good...


really it is hard to draw attention to anyweb site these days cause to be honest it has been done a million times already by someone else.