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Thread began 5/09/2012 4:18 pm by richardjhollingsworth438953 | Last modified 5/30/2012 11:50 am by richardjhollingsworth438953 | 1825 views | 15 replies


Trying to keep it simple. My existing site is static and was set up with 6 static pages (all done via Dreamweaver). It works fine. Now, to do downloading, I have to create a dynamic page to insert the download button and select the behavior. This, I assume, creates a PHP page that will now be a replacement for one of my existing static pages. Since I'm new to this, I'd like to keep the amount of change to a minimum. So, my question is what is the right/best way recommended to do this. Is it 1) re-create all 6 pages as dynamic, though 5 of the 6 are simple static (sounds dumb) or 2) create a dynamic site (using Dreamweaver) with test server (I have MAMP installed on my Mac) and create the PHP page, install a button (from Forms), insert the download action/behavior by Digital File Pro; I then test it using the test server and once I know it works, and replace the existing HTML page with this PHP page (on my remote server) while making sure the links to this page are changed accordingly? Or is there a 3rd better way to do this?

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