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Single Silverstripe installation / multiple websites - possible ?


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davcomnz

15 April 2010 at 9:49pm Community Member, 3 Posts

I have done some searching through the forums but as when I first came across SilverStripe many months ago and couldn't find the answer then (and stopped using SilverStripe), I still can't find a definitive response showing how SilverStripe would manage multiple separate websites.

Can anyone provide a straightforward description on how (or even whether) a single installation of Silverstripe can manage my (very small) companies website, and that of a couple of friends (very small) businesses ? Does/can SilverStripe maintain separate 'profiles' that would allow this and switch between them easily ?

I'm not a web developer at all but am keen to consider using SilverStripe for maintaining my website & a couple of others, without needing "separate virtual environments" as I keep reading as a possible solution. I don't relish the thought of having to install SilverStripe as many times as the number of websites I'd like to look after.

Thanks in advance.

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Juanitou

15 April 2010 at 11:57pm Community Member, 323 Posts

Hi!

I’ve done exactly what you describe. Have you followed [url=http://www.silverstripe.org/general-questions/show/251650?start=24#post263154]this thread[/url]? In my case, I had to modify Core.php to make it work with the latest beta.

Maybe the subsites module is what you need, I don’t know about it. You should find answers in the above-mentioned thread.

Hope it helps,
Juan