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    Wordpress for main school website

    Hi All,

    Is anyone here using Wordpress as a cms for your main school website. I love using Wordpress but a few people have said it does not had all the features you would need. I completely disagree just curious to see what others think.

    I have been playing with page line framework and i have found it very easy was able to make a functioning site.

    Thanks,

    Ross
    Last edited by Rozzer; 3rd May 2012 at 09:13 PM. Reason: Remove url

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    My old school use to use it as a CMS it did everything we wanted it to and worked a treat. The school has since closed so,I can't show you. But this school uses it - Home | Kingsway Park High School

    I also think the edugeek moola package is going into a Wordpress package instead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    My old school use to use it as a CMS it did everything we wanted it to and worked a treat. The school has since closed so,I can't show you. But this school uses it - Home | Kingsway Park High School
    Very nice design makes mine look pants lol.

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    Made an edit to my last post

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    Made an edit to my last post
    I removed the link as its noo where nearing completion lol

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    Crikey - that is a super looking site well done to the builder.
    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    My old school use to use it as a CMS it did everything we wanted it to and worked a treat. The school has since closed so,I can't show you. But this school uses it - Home | Kingsway Park High School

    I also think the edugeek moola package is going into a Wordpress package instead.

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    My site is on Wordpress The Academy, Selsey

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    Another stunning site.
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    My site is on Wordpress The Academy, Selsey

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    Thanks im quite happy with it for my first wordpress site.

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    Our schools website is done via wordpress;
    St. Matthew's Primary School, Luton

    The long blog-like list on the main page is one of many things I don't really like tbh, but it's all run by the ICT Co-ord as I really don't have time to run it myself!
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    Im looking at doing one for my school, Just got to investigate it more but its seems like the way im going to go!

    EDIT: just had a quick look! im going to have to do quite a bit of research! lol
    Last edited by hardtailstar; 4th May 2012 at 04:30 PM.

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    Ours is on Wordpress atm. www.theockendonacademy.com

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    I don't feel a debate is complete without an opposing opinion, this time for joomla... Please consider whilst passing judgement that this is still a prototype site.

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    Hi Rozzer, I use Wordpress as a CMS for our school site. The great thing about it is if there is a feature missing, there is more than likely a plugin for it.

    Bookings | Zingiri (parents evenings) & WordPress › The Events Calendar « WordPress Plugins keep the boss happy, really recommend these!

    The only thing that really bugs me is our County hosts are shocking, no mod_rewrite or anything you'd expect from a basic web hosting company. I use the index.php/link trick to get around it, but still 'cmon! Though we'd have this issue with any modern CMS. I find I have to use a lot of workarounds if experimenting with plugins.

    I think it's also very easy to get to grips with if you're not the only one updating it.

    Also a big fan of this as a starting point for any wordpress project - HTML5 Reset :: A simple set of templates for any project

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    Quote Originally Posted by DSapseid View Post
    My site is on Wordpress The Academy, Selsey
    What template did you use for that?

    Its a really nice layout!

    EDIT: Nevermind found it. It's the paradise wordpress theme.
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