Multi Site Manager (MSM) allows you to run multiple separate ExpressionEngine sites from the same install, with a shared member database.

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MSM on EE3 - Sharing Template/Themes Directory = Problem!

For context, we have run MSM on EE2 with 9 different MSM sites without a problem. We have recently installed EE3 (3.3.1) and a single MSM license and have set up the domains as follows (in line with ...
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A Link to Edit a Specific Site

I want to build a page of links that will let me login to edit a specific MSM (Multi Site Manager) site. Instead, EE opens the site I was editing last. This has often resulted in adding templates to ...
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MSM and Grid Fields

Primary site has approximately 100 grid fields. Duplicating the first site with MSM, that makes 200 exp_channel_grid_field_[id] tables. With setting up 4 sites total, that means we will be dealing ...
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Cannot pull an image in from one site’s entry into another sites template?

I have a template in Site B pulling in data from a channel entries tag pulling in entries from Site A which works fine. I now need to display the image from the entry in Site A in the Site B template ...
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EE3 MSM - What can it handle?

I'm looking into potential solutions for an upcoming project which requires a platform that can utilise 1 CMS to mantain many websites. I don't have any prior experience with MSM so I'm not overly ...
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MSM Path Trouble in EE3

In EE2 there was the "Server path to site's templates" for each site in MSM. So it was possible to have two separated folder structures similar to: domain-A.tld (with whole ee system) /system ...
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Multisite site home not loading

I'm missing something really simple... I have an MSM site that is subdomain.domain.com. These really simple .htaccess rules work ... kind of. RewriteCond %{THE_REQUEST} ^GET.*index\.php [NC] ...
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Creating new MSM site keeps timing out

I'm trying to to create a new MSM site from one of the existing sites but i keep getting 500 internal errors. Looking in the apache error log it says: Thu Mar 10 14:25:54 2016] [error] [client ...
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MSM “You are not authorized to access this page” error

I'm having problems with an MSM install into an existing site (EE 2.9 / MSM 2.1.7) where non super admins can't switch to the added sites. The links in the site switching dropdown look like ...
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MSM and Channel Images stored images

I'm using Channel Images on an MSM site. My different sites all have the same identical channel names and field groups. I would like to access stored images across sites to avoid a lot of duplicate ...
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Matrix Playa MSM limit playa children to once per loop

I am running EE 2.5.2 Playa 4.3.3 Matrix 2.4.3 I have a matrix field inside channel entries pair tag. The first column in that matrix is a playa field type. That playa field relates to a ...
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best setup for a 1M entries EE site?

I have a EE site that has 62k entries. It's a directory site using open data sets. We are expanding to more countries and we expect at least 500k entries to be added in the next year and 400k plus on ...
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What is the difference between Expression Engine 2 and 3? Why should I upgrade all of my sites?

I have 5 websites that are all running on Expression Engine 2.5 - what, in simple dot point form has changed about ExpressionEngine in version 3. Whats been added, removed and updated? Would it ...
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Displaying categories across sites with Multi Site manager

I have a Multi Site Manager installation with Sites A and B set up. Site A contains a channel, "Foo" which has a number of category groups assigned to it. On Site A, I can easily show a list of ...
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Channel images and Expressionengine MSM

I am using the latest version of EE2 and DevDemons channel images. When i duplicate a site, any channel entry with channel images or channel videos have lost the images & videos. I assumed when ...
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Datagrab with MSM selecting wrong site entry on XML import

I’m using datagrab 1.9.2 on EE 2.10.1 with MSM. I have an xml import that’s working fine overall, however, in some instances datagrab is selecting the wrong entry. Basically it’s grabbing an entry for ...
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EE 2 Multi site with one theme

I have a network of 3 sites that have the exact same channels and design - just different entries. Is there a way to use the same theme for all three sites rather than having to duplicate the theme ...
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Duplicating a site using MSM with Low Variables

I need to be able to duplicate a site as a new MSM site and keep my Low Variables settings, values, titles, descriptions, field types, etc. Is there a solution. I would hate to have to recreate 80 ...
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New subsite using MSM but all sub-pages are just showing the main sites homepages

I have setup a new subsite and it's working okay for the homepage of the subsite, but when I go on any of the sub-pages they just display the main sites homepage, does anyone have any ideas what could ...
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Multi-Site Manager Limits

I'm about to rollout a product that could potentially need hundreds of connected EE sites. What is the limits to MSM? I can easily see a few hundred sites but it could be as big as a few thousand. I ...
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NSM Live look & MSM & Pages

I'm attempting to make NSM Live Look work on a secondary Multiple Site Manager channel that uses the Pages module for its URL's. Because we are using the primary site's CP and crossing over to the ...
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Site manager disapeared following EE 3.0 release?

sorry if this is a dumb question, but what happened to the Site Manager for EE 2.*? I need it for a project and its gone from the Store pages and the links are dead. Anyone know anything? Thanks in ...
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How to publish content to multiple site channel categories from admin

I had setup the multiple sites using MSM and want to publish content to different sites different categories in a single submit from the admin.
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Multi-site simple search not working

I am new to expression engine and setup multiple sites using MSM. All the sites having simple search form to search across the channels. When i search with the master site the search working ...
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to which member group would belong pending members?

SHORT ANSWER : YOU CAN'T TELL I have 2 member groups. When a registration is not complete, (email not confirmed) the registred user is placed in Pending member group. How can I know which group ...
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Advise host Sweden for EE build with MSM

I need advise choosing a good reliable hoster for a new EE build with MSM and a mix of 6 .SE and .ORG domains. Preferrably in Sweden because the organisations I work with want a local host. Thanks a ...
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Can't Change Root Directory of Site using MSM

I have just gotten MSM installed and now I'm going through the necessary steps to setup the new site on the current server. I've uploaded a new index.php and a new admin.php file to the new directory. ...
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Multisite - Create New Site Button Not Appearing

We were recently having issues with MSM in ExpressionEngine, and we were told that we had the wrong version of MSM for our version of ExpressionEngine. We are running version 2.5.5. We were told to ...
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MSM specific config settings

Is it possible to only target specific MSM sites, as opposed to all sites. I have two subdomains and a www site using the same MSM installation. Is it possible to share a cookies between ...
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(MSM) - Products not adding to cart

I am using MSM, i have two subdomains with expresso store. If i add an item to a cart on (sub1.domain.com) and then go to (sub2.domain.com) and try to add an item to the cart it gives {no_items}. If ...
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(MSM) 'View Site' CP Link

Using MSM with EE v2.9.0 My 'View site' button in the top right hand corner of the control panel only links to the default_site. Is this normal behaviour? Is there a config setting that could be ...
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Issue with Multiple Site Manager

I've gone through all the steps of installing and activating the Multiple Site Manager for EE. It was all pretty straight forward. Everything appeared to work correctly, but when I click the "Edit ...
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CE Image not saving correctly

We have an MSM site with five websites and CE image working correctly on all of them. We just added a new one on a subdomain, but images do not appear on the site and are not saved to the "made" ...
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Get URL to MSM sites

How do you link one MSM site to another? Or putting another way, how can I get the site_url config item for a specific subsite (without resorting to PHP)? Seems like a very basic question, but ...
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MSM Second Site not registering logged_in variable?

I've been working on a few sites for a client. The first of which can log in and have the session variable as well as a the {logged_in} tag read just fine. The second, it doesn't matter how I log ...
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Multi-site manager Channel Images

I'm having a Multi-site manager setup and am using Channel Images as image upload. On the first site, everything goes well. Let's call it www.firstwebsite.com The images are uploaded to ...
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FreeForm Pro Multipage issue

I can not progress to /page2 of a multi page form, it loops back round to /page1 and doesnt save the data on the front end, however in the control panel the details are saved for the first page. I ...
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Multi Site Manager (MSM), cant login to subdomain

I have MSM installed and my default site is on a SSL certificate and reelocated to https:// I have a subdomain setup and it works fine, I’ve tried pulling entries through from the other website etc.. ...
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Why does {comment_url_title_auto_path} not honor URLs across MSM sites?

I have a sidebar/latest-news template in siteA containing a few {comment_url_title_auto_path} links, resulting in URLs such as siteA.com/news/article/[url_title_here]. I embed it from a template in ...
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What is the best approach for sharing templates across MSM sites?

I have an Expresso Store site that I need to be able to process orders in multiple currencies. My approach is going to be to split the site out into an MSM site. The original site will process orders ...
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Channel form not updating entries under MSM

I am tired to make it work . Using MSM. Its not updating entries. Is there something missing or its EE bug? {exp:channel:form site="events" status="open" channel="test" ...
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Stash memory issue

So, I'm having a multilanguage one-pager website. I'm opening with {exp:stash:cache bundle="onepager_{segment_1}"} so I can have a bundle for each onepager language. On localhost, every language (in ...
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How do I get the reverse entries of a relationship field? [duplicate]

I have a multi-site with two different channels: Guides Rivers I need to associate specific guides with each river. Each river can have multiple guides associated with them. Currently, I have ...
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PHP Errors When Enabling MSM

I am trying to get an existing EE site working with MSM. I upgraded the site earlier from 2.1.2 to 2.9.3. Once that was working, I then installed MSM 2.1.7. When I enable MSM in the CP I get several ...
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MSM & Super Search results howto retrieve site info for each result

We're using MSM with Solspace Super Search, each sub site is reached through a subdomain, eg: site_1.oursite.com site_2.outsite.com But, on a search results page that displays results from across ...
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Server Migration with MSM

I'm having a little trouble figuring out the best way to migrate an install of EE with MSM. I have 2 sites set up with MSM that are currently live. I need to switch to a new host but I obviously ...
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share custom font across sites

We have a custom font, and we're using MSM, but I can only get the font to work on the main site. here's the css: @font-face { font-family: 'customfont'; src: url('/fonts/customfont.ttf'); } ...
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MSM Move entry from site A to Site B

Within two sites under Multiple Site Manager, what would be the easiest way for an editor (ie:from the CP) to move or duplicate an entry from siteA to siteB ?
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Manually Clearing Native Cache Only Clearing Primary Site, Not Current MSM Instance

Overview Current System EE 2.9.2 MSM 2.1.7 Build: 20140715 Redis server v. 2.8 Current cache driver is set to Redis We have enabled EE to use native redis caching and have found that when we ...
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Cannot open any child page on site

I cannot open any child page generated by EE in 2 of my 3 sites which use Multiple Site Manager. Only my 'home site,' which contains all the EE system files, can open child pages. I have them listed ...