The Ponk Room Blog

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2021-08-22 Raspberry Pi
2021-08-18 Vintage or Obsolete ?
2021-07-22 IFrames
2021-07-21 Placing images and captions
2021-07-19 HTML Text Editors
2021-07-14 Le Jardin
2021-07-08 Synology releases Version 7 of DSM
2021-07-04 England have been playing football
2021-07-01 To Vax or not to Vax ?
2021-06-22 Up To Date and a few moans
2013-11-10 Joomla
2013-11-10 Wordpress
2013-11-10 Try a VPS
2012-11-28 Mostar Bridge
2012-04-24 Fords smallest car

About The Blog

The list above shows tha last 15 entries. I'll probably change the selection method to a date based system once there are a few more entries. Click an entry title to see it.

This is the blog which used to be on another of my websites, now defunct ( The last post was 8 years ago I moved it here without any problems. The editing functions have been brought up to date, so I can now add new entries and upload pictures. The display code (text) has been updated too e.g. the broken links are either removed or fixed.

25th June 2021


Posted On: 2013-11-10 20:22:26

A web site in minutes

Wordpress LogoWhat is the quickest way to get a web site up and running ? 

There are many answers to this question. One tool which is frequently mentioned is Wordpress . So I thought I would give it a go. My Wordpress site no longer exists. I played with it for a few weeks, then decided it was not for me. I did not make any production sites using Worpress. You have to stick with the Party Line - it's not as easy to go "under the hood" as Joomla. And if you are not careful you can introduce so many addons that it becomes quire unresponsive - try this, for example - it takes about 5 seconds after a click before anything happens and I know for sure that it is a

In a few words.... 

  • Easy to set up
  • Tricky to move to another server once installed
  • Thousands of plugins / bolt on goodies. Too many really - how do you choose the one you want ?
  • Not easy to produce static pages
  • If not set up correctly can be very slow to respond