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Getting Started, confused dir struct

Thread began 2/23/2010 11:09 am by rick178787 | Last modified 2/23/2010 4:17 pm by rick178787 | 868 views | 1 replies

rick178787

Getting Started, confused dir struct

I'm a little confused, here. I've worked through the few setup/getting started for PowerCMS, CMS201 but I'm unclear about how to actually get started. I'm just switching over from (no longer supported) Adobe Developer Tool Box and I see some similarities, but I'm really a dB guy.

1. file structure - best practices. does everything in the zip go into one folder called, say, CMS? Including WA_Globals, Validation TookKit, Security Assist?

Or just the WA_CMS folder? admin? What about the HTMLeditor folder?

2. Is there a whole site workflow preference?

I'm starting off with a blank slate here. However, I don't have line one of php written yet, not even an index.php page. I've got the mysql db backend done, and that's all I've got--the dB, which I need to secure behind log-in sets first so it's not exposed to the public:

So I'll need to implement:

  • Security Assist to at least get admin users working on the data
  • DataAssist--get my admin input/modify/delete and search pages working
  • CMS functions
  • and then some sort of Template styling
  • Public access


Rick

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