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From Rishi Solanki <rishisolan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: "Bolting on" a WordPress app to OfBiz
Date Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:32:03 GMT
Hi Andrew,
Here you have two options as you already mentioned and both have advantages
and todos.

   - Expose all OFBiz services to interact with wordpress. and keep the
   ecommerce site on wordpress.
   - Advantage: You will have content/theme managed already working website.
      - TODOs: You need to know all the services and business. Also need to
      find a way to expose and data interaction point at both side. Data
      migration is another work needs to be done. Running two system
in parallel.
      - Rewrite the ecommerce website in the OFBiz.
   - Advantage: You will have the theme managed website but not as smart as
      wordpress to manage but on single platform.
      - TODOs: Ecommerce site rewrite and url redirects needs to be managed.

In either case data migration would be required from wordpress to OFBiz. I
would suggest to go with rewriting the ecommerce site on top of OFBiz. This
will help to take OFBiz as is, with comparatively less efforts including
testing.

As of now I do not know if Sanity around wordpress bolting exists in OFBiz.

Best Regards,
--
Rishi Solanki
*CTO, Mindpath Technology*
Intelligent Solutions
cell: +91-98932-87847
http://www.mindpathtech.com
LinkedIn <https://www.linkedin.com/in/rishi-solanki-62271b7/>


On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 10:20 PM Andrew Williams <andrew@usortho.com> wrote:

> We're wondering about the sanity of doing this. Has anyone done this?
>
> Our objective is to get authoritative customer/item data on the WordPress
> side of things.
>
> It seems like most of the work would be beating WordPress into shape, but
> the alternative is redeveloping the WordPress app as an OfBiz thingy.
>
> Thoughts?
>

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