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I use Microsoft Expression for my HTML development.

Word press is not an editor but a complete environment heavily focused on
Blogs. If you want a blog, it's the way to go. I can be made to do many
other things, but the key words are "made to". Yes, a hammer can drive a
screw if you hit it hard enough.

If you are looking for Blog, wordpress is not a bad choice. My chief
complaint being when you go to HTML mode, it screws with your HTML. My
feeling is if I'm using html, I dont want the software touching it!

Dream Weaver is expensive and way overkill. Kinda like using Photo Shop CS
to resize an image.


Bob Crothers
If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your
pocket and then giving Fido only two of them.
~-Phil Pastoret

On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 10:19 AM, Jerry C. Adams <midrange@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

A friend and I have a pretty simple web site; one which we designed and
maintain for our high school class. Pretty much pure HTML with a few Java

Right now, whenever someone's address or such changes, they forward it to
me, and I use a text editor to change it. Mike (my partner), who honestly
is the primary designer, wants to migrate it to something called Wordpress,
which I've googled. His reasoning is that it will be easily to make such
changes; i.e., he or I could just make them direct on the server, no FTP

Well, I'm not sure that's a compelling reason, but I'll let that slide.

My question is: What do you use to maintain a web site, and what do you
think about it? I guess I'm really asking about IDEs, such as Dream Weaver
and Wordpress, but I'm sure there are others in the wild.

Like I said, it's a real simple site; no order processing involved! .-)

Jerry C. Adams

Some days it's just not worth chewing through the restraints.

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