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Need template that will help create webpages.

     

transat99

12:55 am on Jun 24, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Hi – I haven’t done any web design or posted here for a looooong time – and I’ve forgotten quite a bit of what I used to know. Therefore, I'm asking my question in this “newbie” section of the site…

I have purchased a responsive, html5 theme from StudioPress and I am putting together a website about yachts. I need to first list various yacht manufacturers … and then break down individual yachts by model/name (from each manufacturer). Each yacht will therefore have it’s own webpage (all pages with the same layout) listing things such as the yacht’s length, speed, range, year launched, a large/main pic, some expandable thumbnail pics, and lots of additional information.

Ideally, I would like to have some type of template/form where I could add all this info for each individual yacht … and it would magically create the corresponding yacht’s page.

Is there some type of WordPress plugin … or is there some existing template that I could tweak for my needs … or would this need to be “built” from scratch using PHP, Javascript, etc.?

Any assistance would be GREATLY appreciated!

brotherhood of LAN

3:56 am on Jul 8, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Sorry to see you haven't had any feedback on this transat99. Have you made any decision about the best way forward yet?

Wordpress would be a good way to go. I've only worked a little with Wordpress but directly injecting content into a database or auto-generating a page isn't so hard and doesn't break the WP functionality. There's also a huge bunch of templates to choose from and a large community to answer your questions.

If you like I can move this post to the WP forum as people there will be more familiar with the kinds of plugins available that may save you digging into code.
 

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