I’m very fortunate to have an amazing graphics artist putting the conference website together. She’s done an amazing job, and I don’t want this post to sound like I’m slaggin’ anyone…its more of a “lessons learned” thing.
We’re launching the site this week and I was sent all of the HTML for the site so I could get it setup on my web host. Admittedly, I didn’t look at them as soon as I got them.
Lesson – Don’t Put Off To Tomorrow What You Can Do Today
When I popped open the zip file last night I saw a collection of PHP files. I wasn’t expecting PHP, but whatever…no biggie. At least, until I tried to get it running on my web host. Turns out that they don’t support PHP.
But it leads to the real lesson of this experience:
Lesson - Don’t Assume, Spell Out All The Details
Note: In the time it took me to write this post, she had the updated site in my inbox…awesome people = awesome results!