[wp-hackers] pulling a massive HTML site into Wordpress
awgandrews at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 12:47:08 UTC 2011
He says earlier that the pages are pretty consistent. If they are
pretty consistent, and even if their are minor difference, then this
isn't a problem really.
On 6 June 2011 13:38, Brian Layman <wp-hackers at thecodecave.com> wrote:
> On 6/6/2011 6:32 AM, John Black wrote:
>> On 6 Jun 2011, at 14:21, Alexander Concha wrote:
>> You're probably right, but sadly the people I want to help are totally
>> broke. In fact, revamping their web presence is part of my effort to save
>> them from looming bankruptcy.
>> As for me, I never make it to the end of the month without being skint. It
>> sucks. I'm not being paid to try to make this port. Maybe I'd get a thank
>> you dinner out of it.
> Just to inject a counter argument here.. From what I've read, you're looking
> at a very large project that, because all the pages are inconsistent, would
> be difficult for skilled developers to complete successfully, on time and
> under a reasonable budget.
> Your final end result - if you were able to complete the project
> successfully - would be a web site that produces the exact same results,
> except for being served by WordPress.
> Before making such a heroic effort, I would ask myself if there aren't
> better ways my time could be spent to help save the company from
> bankruptcy... The problem with such a large project, is that if it is only
> partially completed, the results are probably worthless. Other solutions
> may produce immediate tangible benefits.
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