[openspending-dev] Satellite sites - wordpress option (and the primary option!)
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Fri Apr 5 09:30:28 UTC 2013
* Here's a how you create a treemap or bubbletree
* Here's how you create a dailybread
* Here's how you embed these in your website
On 4 April 2013 21:52, Vitor Baptista <vitor at vitorbaptista.com> wrote:
> Hey Rufus,
> What instructions are you thinking about, specifically?
> Vítor Baptista.
> 2013/4/4 Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org>
>> Hi All,
>> Having just created the satellite-template repo (see other thread) I
>> got to wondering why we don't focus our instructions for creating
>> "satellite sites" on e.g. wordpress rather than the gh-pages model.
>> Wordpress has significant advantages:
>> * Much more widely used
>> * Easier to set up (installing jekyll is a serious pain, gh-pages
>> deployment is non-obvious)
>> * Much easier to add additional content
>> * Easier to theme ...
>> To start with all this would require is instructions on creating the
>> relevant visualizations and embedding. (This would have an additional
>> benefit of providing general instructions for any site, drupal, plain
>> html etc)
>> Later if we wanted to get fancy we could create a wordpress plugin.
>> What do people think? (Note this does not mean getting rid of the
>> gh-pages option but it would mean creating wordpress instructions 
>> and giving them equal or higher priority in our instructions)
>> : I've created an issue for wordpress instructions for satellite
>> sites here https://github.com/openspending/thingstodo/issues/10
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