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Is it possible for a client to maintain DW website content?

New Here ,
Jul 22, 2019 Jul 22, 2019

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Hi,

Is there a way to do this or a CMS that a client can edit text (possibly images)?

Or must I design a website using a CMS system like WordPress, Wix, SquareSpace, Weebly, Perch,...?

I am using DW CC 2018

-paulw

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Community Expert , Jul 22, 2019 Jul 22, 2019

There is no such thing as a DW website. Dreamweaver is a tool to assist in developing a web site. The code that is produced is available to any simple text editor.

There are a number of solutions that can be used depending on the complexity of the site and the ability of your customer to code in HTML and CSS. They could use

  • Dreamweaver or similar program - needs to know HTML and CSS
  • TinyMCE - can be used on a text based (flat) database or a full blown relational database
  • bespoke CMS - needs a databa
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Jul 22, 2019 Jul 22, 2019

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There is no such thing as a DW website. Dreamweaver is a tool to assist in developing a web site. The code that is produced is available to any simple text editor.

There are a number of solutions that can be used depending on the complexity of the site and the ability of your customer to code in HTML and CSS. They could use

  • Dreamweaver or similar program - needs to know HTML and CSS
  • TinyMCE - can be used on a text based (flat) database or a full blown relational database
  • bespoke CMS - needs a database
  • ready made CMS like Wordpress - works out-of-the-box

My preference goes to the third option where you give the customer limited access to making changes to the website. That way they cannot destroy your overall design.

Wappler, the only real Dreamweaver alternative.

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Jul 23, 2019 Jul 23, 2019

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Thank you Ben.

-paul

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