Chapter 5Preparing Your FileMaker Database for the Web

Blogs are a great way to communicate with many people at once. Businesses use them to discuss ongoing projects internally and to communicate with the public. Blogs can also be used to advertise your products and services, or just provide a vehicle to talk about your interests.

The project for this book is an exciting FileMaker-driven blog site. In this chapter you build the blog database. We have included a complete database with the user files for this book at and We encourage you to work through this chapter to get a better understanding of how to build and optimize a simple database for the web.

Figure 5-1: The blog database ...

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