I can roll my own hardcoded PHP web pages like I always used to, but this time I thought of trying out a CMS.
Firstly I needed a CMS that can provide a community forum plus a community wiki, besides having the ability to let users create accounts for the game itself, and be able to display static content, news, and perhaps blogs.
I also need the CMS to be fully themeable, as I want a custom look for the game's website.
I saw Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware and thought it provided just what I needed. So I started trying it out on my local computer.
Unfortunately I encountered a bug during the installation detailed here.
The workaround was to downgrade my PHP installation from 5.3 to 5.2 but it makes PhpMyAdmin crash the Apache HTTP Server. I ignored that and tried to continue the Tiki Wiki installation. I almost got it completed when it spewed out an error:
Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Exception' with message 'DateTime::__construct() [datetime.--construct]So I had enough and decided on trying a different CMS.
I saw Drupal, which a couple of guys on /g/ recommended, so I'm currently looking into that. It has modules (plug-ins) to enable a forum and wiki, and even the ability to use Facebook Connect and OpenID, so its a good thing for me.
Unfortunately it also has a problem with PHP 5.3, giving out errors:
Deprecated: Function ereg() is deprecated in Drupal\includes\file.inc on line 926I guess I'll just wait for a fix.
Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at Drupal\includes\file.inc:926) in Drupal\includes\install.inc on line 618