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    Hey guys,
    I apologize in advance, I am fairly new to this whole server side web development. I have programmed static html pages with CSS layout and some javascript for a while now, but I'm looking to start a bigger online site.

    I want to make it database driven, so my actual question is, of how to start. How should I start this page?

    I want people to be able to sign up, make an account with email verification, and show some content only when logged in. I also want to dynamically generate the page, and to be able to manage user accounts and stuff people may want to generate on my page.

    Is there any way you guys would do that? I started looking into php and mySQL development but it seems to me, that there are CMS out there which would be easier to use, than programming your own (drupal, etc)?

    Any help is appreciated.
    Cheers
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    A CMS would work assuming your business is compatible with the features of the CMS you choose.
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    Right, the basic rule when it comes to a CMS system is that they work pretty well if you let the CMS drive the way your business operates. If you try to make your business drive the way the CMS operates, you usually end up being worse off than if you had not used in the CMS in the first place.

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    Thanks!


    alright thanks for your input! I'm starting with Drupal!

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