Cyberwizzard.nl

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Tune up

ImageWelcome to my new site. Once more a switch from CMS.

The last attempt for a decent front page was Etomite. However a fine program with lots of options and easy to maintain this CMS appears to have died. The creators ran into trouble and made a final release before disbanding the project.
The site seems to have gone offline but I've been told this is just temporary while they switch hosts to provide at least access to forums and docs for old users.

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What this is all about

I received a few emails from people who wandered onto this site (no clue how they got here or what they were looking for) but the question was the same: what is your site about?

To keep it simple: nothing in particular.

Now  that may seem like a useless answer but its accurate, at least at the moment. I run my own web server and somehow people seem to visit the root to see whats on here. I had only an empty home page to have an index but the hits kept coming and I wondered why.

Then I discovered that some people used the url from the gallery that I was running for personal use to find out what was on here. That gave me the idea to put a page at the root so visitors would have at least something to look at.

After a first attempt to build my own CMS I gave up when I found out how complex this could be and in the light of hundreds of out-of-the-box solutions I started out with phpNuke. For some reason I got hacked twice in 3 weeks and after I found out the database was flooded with racist slogans and nazi propaganda I gave up on phpNuke (yes I followed the manual to the letter so I don't know what went wrong but I was pissed like hell and just got rid of it all).

Next was Etomite as I explained in one of the first news postings. Although a nice CMS, its hard to skin and the project died a few months ago from this writing date.

Finally I settled for Mambo, the current CMS. It looks nice, its high customizable and although having a steep learning curve I'm giving it a go with all my good ideas in mind. I'm still planning on adding useful content and Mambo can be altered to provide support for reviews, programming examples, articles - you name it.

So far I have nothing ready yet but in time it will be added :-)