Creating small website - where to start
Just posting this here, see if anyone can chip in with ideas, help, etc.
I want to create a small website that will be a front end to a MySQL database. This database (only one table) will contain all the details of the plants in our garden. Creating this database is the easy part (it will also contain images) and a basic one I have already created. My skills with MySQL are reasonably good (created a lot of apps with Delphi / MySQL at work a few years ago)
Now, I would like to create a website as a front-end, that will display selected fields from the records in the database (as a form, maybe), and sub-page that displays more details for the plant, for editing, or printing out. Editing these records and creating new ones is also a requirement. The website will only ever be local.
So, far, I have played around with Joomla (local, on a WAMP server), though this is subject to a learning curve (i.e. I'm still finding some concepts 'challenging').
So, is anyone aware of a simple content management system (or something else) that can be used to create such a basic website, quickly and simply? Preferably free, or not too expensive. There's a few others around, but I don't want to spend each evening systematically trying each one out and giving up as it's too complicated, confusing and makes me cry.
(I cannot code in PHP; well, I can easily modify existing stuff, but I just don't have the skills to create something from scratch; same applies to HTML stuff.)