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The long journey and continued development of the website 'Cape Verde Tips'.

Layouts are to modules what templates are to web pages
Layouts are to modules what templates are to web pages
Cheryl Thomas - 23, Thursday, February 23, 2017

Understanding the concept of various functionalities and the coding of this system can only be done if I spend more time and effort reading about them, but more importantly, understanding what I have just read!  +

Things are progressing slowly with website
Things are progressing slowly with website
Cheryl Thomas - 20, Monday, February 20, 2017

Hi Ed. I started off this morning on one thing from the notes I took when we met. I was adding links within the Site Info page, but as usual I ended up going off in different directions, mainly due to the fact that I realised that there were some things I didn't have anything to link too. +

January meeting UK - update
January meeting UK - update
Cheryl Thomas - 16, Thursday, February 16, 2017

Hi Ed. I hope you had a good flight back to Australia. I know I was glad to get back to the warmth of Sal!It was great that we could finally meet up in person and fortunate I could get back to the UK while you were there. +

How the Cape Verde Tips website has evolved
How the Cape Verde Tips website has evolved
Cheryl Thomas - 31, Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Having watched the TV programme 'A Place in the Sun' early in 2005 about the islands of Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), I was immediately interested in what the islands offered.... as well as, or near enough, 'all year round sunshine'. +

Why it went quiet from Aug - Dec 2016
Why it went quiet from Aug - Dec 2016
Cheryl Thomas - 15, Thursday, December 15, 2016

It's been a difficult time over the past 3-4months, trying to draft out how I would want the website to look and how to best use each template for which page from the set of templates I had chosen.  +

The choosing of various web hosts and web designers for Cape Verde Tips
The choosing of various web hosts and web designers for Cape Verde Tips
Cheryl Thomas - 12, Tuesday, July 12, 2016

My first website - Cape Verde Tips. I paid one online company to make my first website when I was still in UK, that was just before moving over to Sal Island early 2006. +

Responsive templates and site upgrade - Feb 2016
Responsive templates and site upgrade - Feb 2016
Cheryl Thomas - 08, Monday, February 08, 2016

After some months of considering what was to be done as regards the upgrade of this website, the decision was made in 2015 to choose a new template for the site instead of completely re-designing it (little did I know what was ahead). +

Reason for changing to Eclipse OS - 2009
Reason for changing to Eclipse OS - 2009
Cheryl Thomas - 14, Thursday, May 14, 2009

The reason for choosing Eclypse Online Solutions over others were several. I was approached by Chris in Jan 2009 about an online system. I'd met Chris when he's visited Cape Verde in 2008. He told me about his brother's web business in Perth, Australia. +

Migration of site to Eclipse Online Solutions - April 2009
Migration of site to Eclipse Online Solutions - April 2009
Cheryl Thomas - 14, Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Hi Ed. After much consideration and weighing up the pros and cons as to who to chose to host my site, I have decided that I should go along with yourself and use Adobe Business Catalyst software with Eclipse Online Solutions. I think it is the right product for me to try at this time. +