Sometimes when running a website you will find that there is a
need to change a specific piece of content right across your
website. In a traditional site this can mean one of two
You may find yourself having to open each page and searching for
the text you need to replace, and then amending the text, saving
the page and using ftp to transfer the page to the website.
In practice most people would not have to be quite this
laborious, and would use a tool to help them, possibly a global
replace function such as is available in Dreamweaver. This
function can take some length of time to run through and you also
run the risk of amending the same content in places you did not
wish to update.
Inigo solves these problems by using the the concept of site
constants. You can insert a site constant into your web page
at any point, this constant will then include the latest value from
the site constants as stored in the database, when the page is
One example of where this may be useful is if your company was
to move address. The address could be defined as a site
constant, and included as such in your web pages. When you
have completed your move you would simply go into the Inigo admin
area and edit the constant. Immediately you save the new
address as the constant you will see your new address appear across
all pages in your website.