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Hi all,

I'm trying to find a simple solution to allow clients to have limited ability to edit text on a web page without having to install a complete CMS web site.

I'm not sure if something like this exists, but I figure this is the place to ask.

Essentially, I'd like to have an editable text string that would insert into a web page - similar to the way google custom search works. The text is entered/edited in a browser interface, an insert code is placed on the appropriate web page, and the text gets rendered on page display. The client could edit the text, but only the text, using a third-party browser interface.

Any ideas? Thanks!

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If you are using PHP that's

If you are using PHP that's as simple as a $_GET

<a href="http://www.example.com/?text=This+is+my+text+string" rel="nofollow">http://www.example.com/?text=This+is+my+text+string</a>

<!DOCTYPE html>
<title>some title</title>
<p><?php echo $_GET['text']; ?></p>

You will want some filtering on it I'm sure due to cross site scripting attacks and what not...

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