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post Nov 23 2016, 04:58 AM

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Hi, I want to develop a website using Access as the database. (I'm using Access simply because I don't know SQL nor website languages so am trying to limit my learning to one thing and not both!) I will not always be able to connect to the internet when developing the website such as on a plane or staying in out of the way places or hotels that still charge and arm and a leg for the privilege of connecting to their £20 router if they have one and it works at an acceptable speed! What changes would I need to make, if any, to my laptop so that I can develop the website on the laptop and then copy everything to a server later? This is if that is possible!
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post Nov 23 2016, 05:38 AM

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To make it short: It is not possible to use Access as database for a website.

You can connect an Access application to a database Server over the internet, but that would be something like MySQL or MS SQL-Server.

Or you can create a desktop application and connect to it via remote desktop.

What is your database supposed to do? And who will be using it?
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post Nov 23 2016, 06:28 AM

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Hi Marsupilami and thanks for replying. I have a database of sporting fixtures and results on my laptop that I am thinking of moving to a server initially for my own use by having what I will call a 'private' website before maybe publishing for others to use.

I am confused by your ascertion "It is not possible to use Access as database for a website". If I want to open a New database Access offers various web database templates and Microsoft gives a short tutorial https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/of...ffice.14).aspx)! I think I need help understanding the apparent contradiction.
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- firlandsfarm   Access In A Website   Nov 23 2016, 04:58 AM
- - Marsupilami72   To make it short: It is not possible to use Access...   Nov 23 2016, 05:38 AM
|- - firlandsfarm   Hi Marsupilami and thanks for replying. I have a ...   Nov 23 2016, 06:28 AM
||- - ScottGem   To understand your previous answer you need to und...   Nov 23 2016, 07:26 AM
||- - firlandsfarm   Ahhh, OK, thanks ScottGem I think I get it now ......   Nov 23 2016, 07:47 AM
||- - ScottGem   MySQL is a database engine, PHP is a programming l...   Nov 23 2016, 08:40 AM
||- - GroverParkGeorge   It might help to understand that ALL database appl...   Nov 23 2016, 08:59 AM
|- - TinyGiant2010   Don't despair, I am running a site using Acces...   Mar 1 2019, 11:20 AM
|- - stevep   That's pretty interesting. I haven't heard...   Mar 2 2019, 08:14 AM
|- - sumosoftware   You could also look at other low code options like...   May 14 2019, 06:35 PM
|- - GroverParkGeorge   "I haven't heard of Front Page for years,...   May 14 2019, 07:17 PM
|- - firlandsfarm   Hey, this topic has suddenly sprung back into life...   May 25 2019, 05:54 AM
|- - GroverParkGeorge   First, I am not sure whether you are thinking of u...   May 25 2019, 08:18 AM
|- - firlandsfarm   Thanks again George ... "First, I am not sur...   May 25 2019, 12:12 PM
|- - TinyGiant2010   Deep cleansing breath...... okay here goes. If som...   Sep 5 2019, 11:24 AM
|- - AlbertKallal   Ok, I’ll bite on this! QUOTE User visits webs...   Nov 10 2019, 12:13 AM
- - DanielPineault   As others have said Access is not the right techno...   Nov 23 2016, 10:19 AM
- - Marsupilami72   You can install a complete webserver on your lapto...   Nov 23 2016, 10:37 AM
- - GroverParkGeorge   MS SQL Server Express is the free version of MS SQ...   Nov 23 2016, 10:44 AM
- - firlandsfarm   Thanks everybody ... I know and understand just ab...   Nov 23 2016, 12:31 PM
- - GroverParkGeorge   I have to take exception to your statement: ...   Nov 23 2016, 12:38 PM
- - firlandsfarm   Well to cite two ... Firstly if you want to open ...   Nov 23 2016, 12:51 PM
- - DanielPineault   You can create Web Database using Office365.com (a...   Nov 23 2016, 01:05 PM
|- - firlandsfarm   Thanks Daniel, that's the message I'm gett...   Nov 23 2016, 01:09 PM
|- - DanielPineault   It isn't too hard to put together a Web Databa...   Nov 23 2016, 01:22 PM
- - GroverParkGeorge   Note that neither of those is a promise that you c...   Nov 23 2016, 02:15 PM
- - firlandsfarm   Grover, I don't care how broad the sense, you ...   Nov 23 2016, 05:01 PM
|- - AlbertKallal   I think for someone with VBA and Access experience...   Mar 1 2019, 06:25 PM
- - DanielPineault   Sorry George, there is no disputing that MS seems ...   Nov 23 2016, 07:35 PM

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