I want to dynamically load images onto a single page (already built) using navigational buttons (webcomic stlye).
I'm building a simple little website for myself to serve as a miscellaneous dumping ground for my creative projects. I'm trying to create a page for my (occasional) webcomic that will allow visitors to click Previous, First, Last, Next links which will, in turn, load the appropriate image. I already have the page built
What I'm looking for:
-Simplicity: I want to be able to make as few steps as possible when adding images to the site. I could create multiple copies of the html file whenever I upload a new comic, but then any edits to the site would have to be made to every file. I would like a more elegant solution which requires me to make design changes to one file only.
-Portability: I will be moving the site soon and want to be able to carry the content of my site on a thumbdrive and simply dump it in the root directory of the domain. My webhost is and will be Dreamhost
-Text too? I'd like to be able to dynamically load short snippets of text along with the image, though this is a secondary priority.
-No need for calendars, archives, etc. - I'll deal with those things another day if and when they become necessary.
I've tried a bunch of php/database solutions including Comicpress and Comikaze. The closest thing to what I need so far has been
(no server installation, no database, just a single php file), but it won't work for me for some reason (it will upload the last image, but won't update to new images/links) and I have no clue how I would modify the code to update the text as well.
Other things I've tried:
individual pages for comics
I have a firm grasp of html and css, so i don't mind getting my hands a little dirty, but I need help with this.