Questions tagged [multi-site-manager]

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 2nd Site Problems

I just updated an EE v2.x single site to EE v5.24. The update went fine and the primary site is working as it should. I then enabled MSM and setup a second site. Note: Both sites are setup under ...
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MSM Will only load sub-site homepage, everything else 404's?

I Have a MSM site setup, and am also using Structure. The sub-site domains looks like: mymainsite.com/sub-site The sub-site homepage loads just fine, but I cannot get to any pages after that - aka ...
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Does Multisite Manager work the same with sub-directories, or is it better to use sub-domains?

We have a site where we need to be able to control both front-end and back-end permissions on a per-site level. Our site structure is as follows: Main Site / Main Domain: All can access is ok State ...
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Removing primary domain site in EE 2.4 Multi Site installation

I have a multi site installation and want to point the domain for the primary site to a different website. I notice that all the sites use the URL for the primary domain theme folder (/themes) in the ...
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Clear all caches on MSM install

I'm running MSM on EE 2.11.9. Entries are published on 1 install and pulled in to 3 other sites on the MSM. We have Template Caching set up on all templates. How can we clear the cache on all MSM ...
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EE MSM 5.1.3 Field Groups and Fields on All Sites

I recently updated EE to 5.1.3, and am running MSM. Since the update, when I add a new field group or channel field to one site, it publishes across all sites (and recognizes already existing ones). ...
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New site created without any structure or channels

I'm running an EE 3 install using multiple site manager. When clicking create new site, I can create a new site and name it properly, but it is not importing the channels and field groups from the ...
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MSM Upgrade from EE 2x to EE 3.5.16, now can only see primary site

I upgraded from EE 2x, to EE 3.5.16. I can see my primary site fine, but the other sites (both index.php and admin.php) say: Your system folder path does not appear to be set correctly. Please open ...
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Multi-site manager, EE 4: where / how much?

I haven't used EE since version 2, and am looking to integrate it with a current project, using the MSM to control several subdomains. I'm almost embarrassed to ask this question because this is so ...
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nginx how to remove index.php from URL for an MSM site?

I have an existing Expressionengine MSM site that I've moved to nginx on my local machine, consisting of 2 sites in subdirectories: /en /system /index.php /admin.php /de /index.php ...
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File Download from File Manager

I need to download all the files I have uploaded to my site. It will take forever for them to download through the file manager. What is the best way for me to get them downloaded and how?
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Change URL for MSM site

I have an MSM site setup but need to change the domain name. I have the new domain name setup and moved the site files to the new domain directory. I also updated the URLs in the control panel & ...
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WYVERN not showing images due to relative paths (Multi Site Manager, EE2.11.7)

I've got a secondary site using WYVERN. Everything works fine, and when I insert an image, WYVERN puts /files/imagePath/image.gif In the code. So the code is correct, but since I am viewing the EE ...
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Upgrade to EE3 breaks MSM

I'm a little confused here and haven't found anything the clearly explains this. I recently upgraded our EE2 site to EE3. Previously we had purchased the MSM with 16 sites. After upgrading to EE3 none ...
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Keeping a sub site running after switching the main site off

I have 2 websites, I'll call them website mainsite.com & website subsite.com to help illustrate what I'm trying to do. subsite.com is a subsite of mainsite.com (durr), and mainsite.com is ...
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MSM Server Path Problems after upgrade to EE3

I am in the process of upgrading an MSM configuration from EE 2.11.x to 3.5.7 and have run into the following error on the MSM site: Your system folder path does not appear to be set correctly. ...
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2 different domains (MSM) frontend problem ONLY. We can not switch site and stay logged in

MSM site on different domains (NOT subdomains) When logged in to CP we can switch sites. When logged in through a frontend form we can not. Settings for all sites: cookies cookies Config system: ...
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Unable to change site multisite EE3

I have a multisite in my project but when I go to the cp and try to switch sites, the page simply refreshes and stays on the default site. When I open incognito in Chrome, login and try this again is ...
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MSM site and Better Meta plugin

How can I get Multisite managed site to work with the Better Meta plugin? I have templates on one site but how can I get different metadata from the Better Meta options and from channel entries on ...
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MSM - Template on site 1 and I want different url on site 2 to goto that template

I need help with Multi Site Manager - running on EE2: All templates are on on Site 1. So for example one template is "promotions/index" -> showing as "/promotions" naturally. On Site 2 I want the ...
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Mulit Site Mananager for development sites

Is is possible to make use of EE MSM for development sites? So one site in the installation would be the live site, and the other the development site.
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Complete website duplication with EE v2.9.2 and MSM v2.1.7?

Am I able to safely duplicate an entire website (ie; with entries) with the above versions of EE & MSM? The documentation seems to say ‘yes’! But I’ve read that there were problems and so the ...
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EE3 best option for multilangual site

Which one is best for multilangial site? Using expressionengine 3 multi site manager or transcribe?
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Forms module in MSM - change language

I created 3 subsites each with different language. Now i find out the same language is loaded for file upload notice "geen bestand". Where can i change this? Cant find this string in forms_lang.php ...
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Multiple Site Manger setup

The published support docs for ExpressionEngine 2 mention purchasing and installing MSM. Where do I even find these files?
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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 ::1]...
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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 admin.php?...
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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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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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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 perfectly,...
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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 it ...
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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 sub1....