If you do not know anything about web design and you wish to set up a website that is interactive and that allows you to add forum, pictures, present your projects online or whatever you want to use the website for, there is a portal online that can help you with this issue. Guppy is a web portal that will help you generate websites in PHP, MySQL and in HTML format.
How does it work?
All you have to do is to follow the link http://www.freeguppy.org/?lng=en.
Once you get to the website, you will be required to download the program. It is an open source program, and you will not have to pay a cent for it. It is a web portal(no Database) that will allow you generate websites that will be best suited for you. You can download it on the link http://www.freeguppy.org/download.php?lng=en
The next step is to unzip the file and to upload it on the server. You can choose to upload it on the ISP's server or any web hosting service of your choice. If you are still having difficulties with the website you can download the user manual found on the same website.
How to alter the website's features?
You can alter the website's features simply by editing and inserting PHP/MySQL codes within the documents. If you do not know how this works, there are still hassle-free solutions provided for you on the website. They are preloaded codes that you can use and insert in the document to be able to modify your website.
What are the features that are present?
- Link directories
- Section downloads
- Diaporama pictures
- Visitor's counter
- downloads counter
- Administrator's zone
- Membership zone
- and a whole lot of features!
What other advantages do I have?
You have lots of add-ons that you can add to the website to make it look as a website of your choice. You can download those add-ons on the same link used to download the program and the user manual.
Some useful Links
Some website based on Guppy
Thanks to Seb Sauvage for this tip!
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