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    Website - which software

    The last time I used anything to create a website it was back in the day of Frontpage which I know is old and out of date.

    Problem is that I need to design a basic website, about, contact and small gallery which I can do but not sure of what software to use now. I am not a coder of any kind but can do the odd bit, so what do you recommend?

    I am looking to do a few small websites for a few small companies I do a bit of IT support for after they where shafted and are no longer left with a site.

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    I like Joomla and thats a content management system that you have to set up on there hosting provider.

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    Could try Wix now using HTML 5 easy to configure and maintain.

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    Joomla, Wordpress or Drupal most hosts have one click installs for the popular CMS's

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    Thanks for that, will take a look.

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    plus one for Wordpress, Im not a web developer and my school needs a new site so thats what im in the process of doing atm with wordpress

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    +1 for Wix. My company website is built and hosted in Wix and never have an issue. Very easy to build too, easy drag and drop interface.

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    Google Sites. Its free, already installed and used by small companies. I have it set up at 5 Primary schools. It also links in with picasa to automatically create slideshows. Can display any shared Google app such as a calender or document. Best of all it is very easy to use.

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    Also should have mentioned Google has apps and gadgets that can be added to your site and you can create quizzes or questionnaires with only a few clicks that will automatically build graphs & charts from the answers.

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    +1 for Joomla.



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