After a few years not involved in web design, I have decided to come back a bit and design some more sites for a few clients.
I used to work in the past with Microsoft Front Page, NetObjects, Dreamweaver, and more. That was in the old days were PHP was not known and most pages were HTML static pages. CMS was a term just starting to come out.
I did a lot of research and came to the conclusion that WordPress is the way to go for a lot of reasons. Mostly because I work a lot on my daily commute and want a “Web Based” program that I can access from whichever computer is on hand, etc. After checking out WordPress, I realized that I will need something that enhancing WordPress like Genesis… And this brings me to this post… I am not sure what Genesis does… I would appreciate if someone can help me out. This is what I would like my new site to be able to:
- Blog (WordPress should do a great job on this)
- Forum/Message Board (I decided to use Vbulletin for this and would like to know if I can use it together with WordPress on one site, usernames DOES NOT have to be the same, just the design should blend in)
- Work good on Mobile phone devices
- Be able to implement advertisements like Google Ads, etc
Also… I am working on a Real Estate site (more like a local guide…) and would like to know if there is any option with Genesis to have users and charge them a fee either per listing or to give them rights like an Agent, etc.
Any help will be GREATLY appreciated.