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Using one source on multiple sites


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kingscorp1712

23 November 2009 at 5:19pm Community Member, 1 Post

I was wondering if there was any way to run multiple Silverstripe sites (all with different themes, databases, users and content) from one source? It would be a great way to set it up to update quickly as by updating one source all sites are upgraded.

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banal

24 November 2009 at 8:15am Community Member, 901 Posts

Yes, it's possible. I do this for local development of sites, where I use a single SilverStripe codebase for all projects. I even got a script that automatically creates a new site folder for me, creates a new DB, modifies .htaccess and _config.php accordingly and runs /dev/build in the end. Thanks to that, setting up a new Site is a matter of a few seconds :)
This thread might give you some pointers: http://silverstripe.org/general-questions/show/251650

The symlink approach works on Linux/Unix/BSD Systems only. Never tried this on windows, but this might help: http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/05/22/create-symbolic-links-hard-links-and-directory-junctions-in-vista-with-mklink/

If you want to do this on your Webserver, you probably need shell/ssh access.