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#1 gravy0509

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 10:32 AM

Hi guys

 

Firstly thank you foir taking the time to even read this!

 

I am really struggling where to find help or the right way to code a set of news articals but without having to keep updateing every page to move the previous stories down a number. For instance todays main story would be a player signs for a new club, but i have already used the 4 place holders on the front page so now i have to manually move every articial down one place so this is ok when first starting but after i have about 40 news pieces it means adjusting at least 10 pages. im sure there is a way for me to do this auto but i dont know where to start.

 

Can anyone help me please, 

 

I currently use date and times on the articles and wondered if there was a way to order them using this so each time i add a new articiale its makes it the main one and moves the others down the order.

 

Many thanks guys

 

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 01:12 PM

What platform are you using to publish the stories?

 

With most content management systems the content is paginated and published from newest to oldest


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Posted 15 July 2017 - 02:14 PM

Yes this is whnat i would want. i write the stories myself using Dreamweaver and add them to my site but just have no idea where to start so that i dont have to physicially move every other post down by one as this would mean doing it for every single page of older news



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Posted 15 July 2017 - 02:19 PM

an easy way to get people to understand what i mean is like this Leeds website has a news section https://www.leedsunited.com/news  where the latest news is always at the top of page one and then in order of date. but how does this happen without manually moving each news article down a slot and each time the last one on the page would be moved to page 2 meaning each page would have to be done. Its fine to start with but once i have a number of pages it would take me forever to update each one on a very frequant occasion


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Posted 15 July 2017 - 02:44 PM

It is done with a CMS or a blog or news manager  of some sort. 

 

You write the post/story/article or page and you have a php program (the CMS) which will list latest posts/articles/pages by date, by tag or by category and display the list as images, extracts, titles, links or combinations of.

 

You have a site already built?



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Posted 15 July 2017 - 03:37 PM

i write the stories myself using Dreamweaver and add them to my site...

If you stop doing this and start using a CMS everything gets done for you. All you have to do is write the news articles and let the CMS manage how they are displayed. It will also allow you to add cetegories. search features, cross link and show related articles and a whole lot more.

 

It will make your life so much simpler.



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Posted 15 July 2017 - 03:46 PM

thank you i am going to look into this now. dont surpose you know any tutorials on this 



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Posted 15 July 2017 - 03:51 PM

Really depends on what CMS yu want to use.

 

I use wordpress. There are many others.

 

If you want so free help give me a call. My number is on the site in my signature link (which is a wordpress website).



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Posted 15 July 2017 - 06:10 PM

thank you so much that is really appriciated 






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