ruibalp at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 14:26:16 EDT 2007
On 7/18/07, Luke Schierer <lschiere at pidgin.im> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 12:34:19PM -0500, Kevin M Stange wrote:
> > Sean Egan wrote:
> > > On 7/18/07, Luke Schierer <lschiere at pidgin.im> wrote:
> > >> On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 04:11:57AM -0500, Kevin M Stange wrote:
> > >>> I have gotten through all the existing web site pages and recoded
> > >>> everything without the CMS and pushed it into the branch "
> > >> awesome.
> > >
> > > CCing Joe, whom I'm not sure is on this list or not. Last I heard he
> > > was also re-doing the site to work with Wordpress. The main thread
> > > about this started at
> > > http://pidgin.im/pipermail/devel/2007-July/001785.html
> > >
> > > Kevin, will you be able to implement authorize.net's credit card
> > > authentication protocol? We wound up with a sort of circular problem
> > > where it wasn't feasible to forward with ezpublish because we can't
> > > get it to run at the volume we need it to on homing.pidgin.im, and we
> > > don't want to invest in another server until we have an idea of how
> > > much income we'll be taking in on donations, and we can't turn
> > > donations on, because we can't turn on ezpublish.
> > >
> > I don't see why not. We work with Authorize.net at work, so I should be
> > able to talk to some people that integrate some of our software with it
> > and/or already know how to do it, as well as get ahold of any relevant
> > documentation.
> > I mainly started working on this because I got limited "go" feedback and
> > no "don't go" feedback, so I just want to see if I should continue in
> > this direction or if you would rather go for the Wordpress-ization
> > method. I really, really don't like CMS systems, so I still vote for my
> > way, and so far this site I coded is smaller and more efficient than
> > what the current CMS created and it should be trivial to add sections or
> > make changes, plus we can keep track of changes via MTN.
> > Kevin
> Smaller, more efficient, and mtn are all key wins from my perspective.
> While I like wordpress, I do not recall seeing anything in it that would
> make handling authorize.net easier.
It sounds like you guys are leaning away from WP anyway, but if you don't:
Wordpress Cart Plugin:
Wordpress Cart Authorize.net support Plugin:
That would likely be a body of php
> code that could be moved to a non-wordpress site. Wordpress would
> certainly be a significant step up from our current confusing CMS, but I
> still do not understand the real need to use any CMS at all.
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