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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BlackHatter_SA, Jul 27, 2017.

  1. BlackHatter_SA

    BlackHatter_SA Newbie

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    Good morning BHW.

    I need some advice. I have a site already uploaded. I am using a database to insert the info on each page as needed, a basic dynamic website all created by myself.

    The problem I have is this, the site looks crap.....

    Is there any Wordpress themes/templates that I can use to make the site look amazing whilst still using my database or is there a plug-in that I can try?

    I know almost nothing about Wordpress thus the reason for my question.

    Thanks
     
  2. Defeatenonce

    Defeatenonce Junior Member

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    every template/theme uses the database to scrape info. So every template would do.
     
  3. BlackHatter_SA

    BlackHatter_SA Newbie

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    Then how would I go about using my own info on the different pages. I am using DW at the moment and I know how to edit the recordset there but no clue for WP.
     
  4. Defeatenonce

    Defeatenonce Junior Member

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    Just check the SQL structure.
    - install wordpress
    - Get a nice theme
    - Create a post
    - check SQL structure and edit your own to fit the one from wordpress
    - Import it
     
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  5. BlackHatter_SA

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    Will give it a try. Much appreciated.
     
  6. GoldenGlovez

    GoldenGlovez Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Check https://themeforest.net/category/wordpress there is a theme for all types of sites. I prefer the framework themes which let you heavily customize/build everything from ground up, but requires a lot more initial work to design.
     
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    It all seems like a hell of a lot of work to move the site. It's a small business directory site, only about 300 pages, but this seems like I will have to work days to get this converted. Maybe not worth all the effort.
     
  8. Defeatenonce

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    Well you should have started with wordpress then. Else its not worth the effort thats for sure.
     
  9. redarrow

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    Why i gave up php wordpress took over ...

    If you do everthink in wordpress it ok but going from php to wordpress is a nightmare ....

    You need to upgrade your skills learn to program in wordpress .

    There to many plugin and themes that just can not live with out , that why learning wp and php is much better .

    Or do what i done and learn bootstrap that fun and easer to learn .....

    A lot of php programmers are realising wp is here to stay and the plugin and themes are amazing ...
     
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    I just need a theme or plug-in where I can insert info from my table on a page i.e the plumbers page only shows the plumbers from my database. Need a good wordpress instruction manual or guide. :(:(:(
     
  11. harold bump

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    Ill charge u a bucket of kfc to do jt for you
     
  12. BlackHatter_SA

    BlackHatter_SA Newbie

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    @harold bump if you were in South Africa you would have a deal.
     
  13. harold bump

    harold bump Newbie

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    I have an artist i produce from johans. he will eat it on my behalf. also kfc is expensive there, so i appreciate ur offer of business.