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 and EE question (subdomain using main domain's templates)

I have recently installed MSM on my EE build. Both are the very latest. I followed the tutorial all the way through: http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/cp/sites/install.html When i visit ...
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Playa inside Matrix with MSM

We're seeing a bit of strange behavior - perhaps our eyes are missing the obvious thing? This block of code works correctly when used in a template in the main or default site in a MSM configuration....
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Field Options are not visible (MSM)

I use msm for two sites, and my dir structure is as follows: Home>site1>docroot>themes Home>site2>docroot>themes Home>EEcommon>system (EE system folder) When I try to create a new channel field or ...
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Undo Gypsy Plugin Failing on MSM Site

I'm trying to prep an ExpressionEngine 1.7 site for upgrade to ee2 and there are a number of Gypsy fields I need to convert. I'm trying to use the undo_gypsy plugin but nothing happens when I follow ...
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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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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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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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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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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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"Site Error: Unable to Load Site Preferences; No Preferences Found" when trying to use Multiple Site Manager

I'm running into a problem when trying to use Multiple Site Manager (v2.1.7) with ExpressionEngine (v2.9.2). This is a fresh install on Digital Ocean. The only posts are ones created by following the ...
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'You do not have access to the directory specified for this field' issue with MSM

I am using MSM to create multiple sites on an EE project. When I create a new site I copy over all the channels/entries from my default site. When I go in to add/edit an entry all my file uploads say ...
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MSM open_basedir path

I have a MSM installation. The hosting provider (shared hosting) don't want to desactivate open_basedir (security risks) so I have to enter a custom open_basedir path to circumvent restrictions. But ...
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Multi SIte Manager and Grid Field

I'm using multi site manager to duplicate a site but when I create the site all the grid field types data are missing. I used the option to duplicate channel and channel entries when creating the new ...
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Newbie here with MSM issue

I am working on my first EE installs: a church (firstdomain.org) site and school (seconddomain.org) site. The main site is behaving fine. On the second site, however, if I enter the index.php (which I'...
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cartthrob on multisite

can cartthrob installed on MSM site ? I have try to using cartthrob on multi site, but the item data on cart not all shown ( just the product title ). Please help me to solve this problem . Thanks ...
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Unable to change sites in cp - logs out admin

EE 2.8.1 with MSM (4 sites) We've duplicated our production site to a development local environment. Same server configuration, with the exception of some path info. Production server and site is ...
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All External Assets Sources Display on MSM Site

I have several S3 external sources set up with Assets on an MSM site. Some sources are for Site 1 and some are for Site 2. However, when I go to the Assets file manager on Site 2, the external sources ...
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Multi Site Manager - File Upload Preferences - Unique per site

Apologies if the Title is a bit odd sounding. Basically, I have MSM with 4 sites. Within each site is a UI file upload preference. Now when I 'Search By Directory' on the File Manager, I get UI, UI, ...
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How to get page_url's of entries in other sites (MSM)

ExpressionEngine 2.7.2 We have an EE/MSM install that's managing 2 different websites (desktop and mobile). I'm building a tool that allows the administrators to generate custom URLs and I need to ...
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Need to filter Super Search results by relationship in custom field

We have an EE site for a hospital with two sites, default_site and another_site Default_site has almost all the unique content, such as: Physicians Can have multiple specialties Custom_field (...
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Hiding all other members except for the single member group

We are working on multiple sites within an MSM installation and we need to create an administrative member group that has access to edit and approve members from only ONE single member group. We would ...
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Channel field not showing on page with embedded template using Multi-Site Manager

I am using ExpressionEngine 2.5.2 with Multisite Manager. I have one template embedded within another. The parent template is pulling data from 2 sites, and I would like certain information to show up ...
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File uploading issue with MSM sites

We are currently attempting to use the {exp:channel:form} to upload files on our subdomains. When we try to upload files we get the error. The form you submitted contained the following errors ...
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Freeform File Uploads with Multi-site Manager

I'm running EE 5.3.2 with Freeform Lite 1.8.3. I have the multi-site manager setup with 2 sites, we'll call them Site A & Site B. Site B has a form that allows for a file upload. When a file is ...
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Use the same Assets library across multiple sites

I'm developing two sites to work off the Multi-Site Manager in EE 5.2.2 and ideally would like them to share the same image library as the same logos, adverts and some other images are used on both ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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(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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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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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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Adding 10+ Sites to MSM - Does this workaround sound crazy?

Here's the situation. I tried to add a 10th site to my MSM and I got an SQL error that effectively says, you can't add another column to the exp_weblog_data table. Description: Can't create table '...
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Assets & MSM: Assets field not parsing at all on second site

We've added a second site to our EE setup using MSM (and we use Master Config too). The structure is something like this (site1 is web root; site2 is a subdomain technically): master-config site1 ...
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Assets not showing up for second site

I'm setting up Multi-Site for ExpressionEngine and when I go to manage my files in the P&T Assets plugin, nothing shows up. The refresh icon just spins. Even when I create a new upload destination ...
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MSM multisite Front End login Site B members not access SITE A any section

We have Facing Problem While MSM two Different primary & secondary Front End Login . Problem: We have Created member group for secondary site (site B) members Register SITE B member in that group ...
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Multisite Manager and Redactee - links in entries being rewritten by *something*

This is an odd one as these sites have been running for a long time and this issue has never previously come up. I have a group of sites running under Multisite Manager. On one of the sites (Site A) ...
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After CartThrob install, everything under ecommerce tab leads to account not found error

It's a EE multi-site, and I suspect that has something to do with the error, but not sure. I have 'msm_show_all' set to true in the config file. This is the error I get when any CartThrob link is ...