Re: WordPress Designer needed

Subject: Re: WordPress Designer needed
From: Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Mike McCallister <workingwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2012 12:21:20 -0500

Personally, I've never found WordPress easy to use. I even got a book;
it was so little help I just fuggadaboudit. I've heard many others say
the same (about WordPress).

Perhaps your book is different, Mike M., but I"m not even tempted to
try. Much as I like a challenge, there are some frustrations I don't
need :-)

Kathleen

On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Mike McCallister
<workingwriter -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Kathleen,
>
> Admittedly, I have a bias (see sig below). But if the person seeking the
> website is looking for "easy to use," in the sense of
> administration/updates, WordPress will quite fit the bill better than any
> static site, whatever tool you use to create it.
>
> A glance at the Informatica source says that it's not WordPress-based, but I
> could easily see how you might get those effects with WordPress.
> Unfortunately, my plate's full. 8-(
>
> Mike
>
> Mike McCallister
> In stores now: 2nd Edition of "WordPress in Depth" (with Bud Smith)
> Notes from the Metaverse: http://metaverse.wordpress.com
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 10:19 AM, Kathleen MacDowell
> <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>>
>> Second thoughts here...
>>
>> Why WordPress? How about Xara (inexpensive tool)? I think it might
>> work a lot better for that type of site, tho I'm not an expert on
>> these things.
>>
>> Kathleen
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 10:16 AM, Kathleen MacDowell
>> <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> > That's a nice site.
>> >
>> > Is that done in WordPress? If so, someone really knows their stuff.
>> >
>> > Kathleen
>> >
>> >
>> > On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 10:01 AM, Jodie Gilmore <jgilmor -at- pacifier -dot- com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Hi, all: I have a client in need of a WordPress designer. The client
>> >> is a
>> >> great guy to work with (WordPress just doesn't happen to be my area of
>> >> expertise).
>> >>
>> >> He wants a website that is easy to use, and adheres to accepted
>> >> standards of
>> >> design, but takes the "out of the box" WordPress template a little
>> >> farther.
>> >>
>> >> As an example of a web site that he likes, see www.informatica.com.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> If you are interested, please contact me off-list by e-mail or phone.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Thanks!
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> ----------------------------
>> >> Jodie Gilmore
>> >>
>> >> Fulcrum Communications, LLC
>> >>
>> >> 360-335-8201
>> >>
>> >> Washougal, WA
>> >>
>> >> www.fulcrumcomm.com
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> I wake up every morning determined to both change the world and have
>> >> one
>> >> hell of a good time.
>> >> Sometimes this makes planning the day a little difficult. - E.B. White
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
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Re: WordPress Designer needed: From: Kathleen MacDowell
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