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HELP website problems

By freeN
Jul 1, 2005
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  1. i need to add a registration system to my web site for users and im so confused my head is aching, a frind who knows very little actualy said it has somthing to do with PhP coding well hes probly right i dont have a clue please help me if you can i have a string of further questions too but hey 1 step at a time

    take a look at my site whats on a free server that DOEASNT support PhP so il need a better one if i need the PhP stuff OH and i got dreamweaver mx 2004 so if that helps u help me then great...

    look i know ur thinking why have i posted this here :S well i only just registered and after 10 mins of looking for a web design section i thought il post in the general bit sorry!

    TY Da FreeN
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    PHP is one way, databases useing MySQL is another (better) way.
    Get yourself webspace from a provider that supports both.
    1&1 quite reasonable, and provide all sorts of tools and help.
  3. freeN

    freeN TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ARRGGHHH database ? set up? ay wat help please

    Yea sounds good to me...

    i browsed the supprt files on dreamweaver, and it says a hell of alot about some sort of connection to server i duno, im a noob.

    Problem bieng im setting up a site based on music iv sorted all the legal stuff its just the site i cant do :( quite frustrating actualy
    so i done a few things stil cant work it out...

    i mean om the support it said i could do the sQ wat ever you said coding but i have to set up a database err NOW im even more confused...

    i know that the server you told me about uses frontpage but can i publish the same in dreamweaver??

    well thanks loads of questions :( sry to be a burden but we all gota start some where huh :D
    ty matey
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Forget about Dreamweaver alltogether, that's only for the professionals. It also has a very steep learning curve.

    For beginners, it's easier to use M$ Frontpage instead, which also covers databases to some extent. You will need a hosting company that supports Frontpage extensions, which makes hosting a bit more expensive in some cases.

    An almost foolproof website-maker can be found in Netobjects Fusion.
    If you can still get a copy of PCAnswers June 2005 (# 146), it has a free copy of Version 7 on it (latest is V8).
    Back copies can be ordered from backissues@futurenet.co.uk

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