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how much content to start a site with

content site launch work

     
5:21 am on Mar 3, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Hi everyone, first poster here. Just wanted to see if I could get a grain of advice from someone more experienced.

I am a full time student and working too so my free time is limited. I've been exposed to alot of coding for some time now so technically I'm pretty sure I can manage. I have a question about launching a site though.

I've read how content is one of the most important things for a website, and my question is basically should I just get it out there and update it while I go (because of limited free time), or build some good content first then "launch" it.

Once again i'm pretty much a newb at maintaining a long term site so I hope my question kinda makes sense..

Thanks!

5:45 am on Mar 3, 2008 (gmt 0)

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O dude, welcome and great move to come here. Get it out there, update as you go. Read here and get a feel for 'the bad ways' to develop. Stay clear of that, create your content and upload. Focus on the core basics: good htaccess, obfuscate your email code early on, these are the beginnings, then add content freely. Stay with clean code and a file structure ready to grow for five or ten years. How exciting for you. Go dude81.
3:40 pm on Mar 3, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Go live when you have sufficient content to make people want to come back later then keep adding.
9:40 pm on Mar 8, 2008 (gmt 0)

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thanks for the input!