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Using silverstripe for existing website


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24 April 2009 at 9:40pm Community Member, 5 Posts


Can an an existing website (created in Dreamweaver) be used with it enable the client to edit only specific data e.g page, or selected data within a page.

Does is work like Cush CMS?


24 April 2009 at 11:47pm Community Member, 70 Posts

Not really. You would need to move your existing website across to Silverstripe before you could use it to edit content.

So in order to let your client edit data, you would need to:
1) create a new silverstripe site
2) move your existing design into a new silverstripe theme
3) move the existing content into the silverstripe cms

Only after doing that would they be able to use SilverStripe as a cms.


29 April 2009 at 12:28am Community Member, 5 Posts

Ok thanks...thats time consuming

Do you know of any other opensource CMS where you can integrate with existing website . Like you can with CushyCMS