Sparta is a pet project project of mine, a minimalist blog/CMS engine written in PHP and MySQL.
There are many like it, but this one is mine.
Its primary motivation is twofold:
- Get me off a hosted blog platform, so I own my own content,
- Give me a sandbox to play with cool new web development features.
Some effort has gone into providing an out-of-the-box style that's not hideous, and that has basic responsive design. So far, the RWD aspects really only manifest in the management pages, although I expect I'll get around to doing the blog reader pages as well when I responsivate (™) my own blog.
- Get the H2O template engine and drop it in a
- Create a new MySQL database on your server, and run the
sql/create_tables.sqlscript to build its schema.
alibaba_config.php, and edit it to reflect the database you just created.
sparta_config.php, and edit it to reflect the same database, as well as your desired blog information.