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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Playa Live Filters Not Working in MSM

I have an MSM installation with two sites (EE version 2.5.5, Playa version 4.4.5). I am using Playa on Site 2. When I am logged into the CP from the URL of Site 2 (i.e. http://site2.com/admin.php), my ...
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Multi-site manager MSM or template group

MSM or not to MSM? I have a site where a specific member group can only access one area of the website, would I be better to use MSM or just stick with a template group? www.mysite.com/...
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Upgrading 2.7 to 2.7.1 with MSM

I have EE 2.7 running with MSM 2.16 and want to upgrade to EE 2.7.1 to fix some bugs Outside of restoring the three files that come with MSM is there anything else that has to be done differently ...
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Multisite Manager. Adding a second site question

Just a quick question really to anyone who has added a second or third site with EE and MSM. When integrating the second site is there a way round of allowing the client to carry on updating the first ...
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Wygwam upload directory to with MSM problems

I have a site that seems to be having problems with the Wygwam upload directory. It is a MSM site so there are about 4 sites total. Each site has it's own upload directory on the server. The problem ...
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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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How can I get my templates to work properly on my live site?

I have a serious problem with my site. I have recently made some changes to a site and its templates. I uploaded all the correct items to the server via Beanstalk and git with a push to the remote ...
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Relocating MSM templates

Is it possible to set the template location (when using template files) to refer to a location outside of the system folder? For example, imagine we have two sites with a shared root, site A and site ...
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EE Multi Site Question [closed]

Thanks for your help. We are about to build a solution for a client and we will use the multi-site addon. These six sites will all be identical except that each will have unique content assets and ...
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Importing an existing EE site into MSM

We recently purchased and installed MSM running EE 2.7.0 One of the sites we want to manage with MSM is already up and running on its own using with EE 2.6. Both sites are on the same server. Is ...
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Multiple Site Manager: how many subdomains?

According to addon description, there's a limit of 3 sites. Does sub.mainsite.com qualify as a separate "site"? And if it does, is there a cheaper way to create unlimited subdomains of the same ...
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Filtering MSM articles by site

I've setup a page that shows news from four different sites that are all within the same MSM (Multi site manager) build, the page is working great but I want to be able to filter by site. I basically ...
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Moving content to new installation

Looking to clean up an EE-installation used for playing etc for some years now, and move relevant content (channels) into a complete new installation. Any thoughts on tools or methods for doing this? ...
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Freeform Pro - Email Recipient from Channel

I'm trying to have a Freeform Pro on my site that not only emails the site owner when it's submitted but an external email contact as well. The external email is a field from a channel called company....
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Freeform not working?

Would there be any reason why my 3 Freeform forms wouldn't do the following: Notify Admin Save submission at all fields in submission are empty Below is my Freeform code: {exp:freeform:form ...
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Error using freeform with MSM - not working on main site

I have a three sites that are joined with MSM in EE 1.7.1. Currently, I am working to put in a better contact form for the three sites. On the two sub sites, www.watermarkcc.com/events/contact and ...
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conditional returns result, but doesn't

EE 2.5.3 MSM 2.1.4 9 site MSM install where this code is on site 9 calling content from site 1. All content is pulled correctly except this field. I have the following conditional which is returning ...
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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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Moved MSM site to new server now images wont show on frontend

I moved my MSM installation to a new server and now am unable see uploaded images on the front end of either site. My setup looks like this: └── domain1.com ├── admin.php ├── index.php └─...
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Expanding sites with MSM

I'm doing a large redesign on an OLD EE1 site. It was built in a way that doesn't make sense to try converting. It is also going to a subdomain flow. Originally I was going to just keep all of the ...
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Playa 4.4.3 no longer relating to other site

I upgraded to 4.4.3 from 4.3.3. EE 2.5.5 I have an MSM install where I am relating the content of 1 field on one site to the content of another field on another site. 4.3.3 works great. Upgrade to 4....
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How do I use uploaded images from primary MSM site on other site?

I have a primary domain on a server then a secondary domain also on the same server. Using MSM, I setup the secondary site and things seem to be running smoothly except one thing. The second site ...
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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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Wygwam CKeditor images not working in Multi-Site

I have Wygwam 2.7.1 / EE 2.5.5 - When trying to add an image in the CkEditor - the 'Browse Server' button has disappeared on all multi-sites but is present and working in the main site. I am using ...
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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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Avoiding duplicate category names across MSM sites

Quick 'how to' question for everyone around using Categories across multiple MSM sites. Here's the situation: There is a 'master' (MasterSite) site, and 2 other 'sub-sites' (SiteA + SiteB). SiteA ...
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MSM displaying main site when going to second site's domain?

I've installed a new site using MSM but when I hit the domain it's showing the content from our original domain. I'm not sure where to look for this.
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Registering/Logging into multiple sites at a time with MSM

I've been through the docs, and found this thread (http://ellislab.com/forums/viewthread/58566/), which makes it appears as if a user can login to site A, and also login to site B at the same time on ...
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Prevent Users from Switching Sites in CP with Multi Site Manager

Does anyone know if it is possible to hide the 'Switch sites' links in the CP for certain member groups? Thanks.
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Assets Images in Low Variables not showing across MSM sites

Having a small problem with images from an Assets fieldtype ... that is in a Matrix field ... that is in a Low Variable ... showing on a second MSM site. All the other Matrix fields (basic text ...
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Blog on subdomain MSM

My client wants a blog set up in EE. However, from an SEO standpoint he heard that having your blog on a subdomain is better. A) What is the validity to this request and B) Would I have to use MSM in ...
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Assets not retrieving URL for second site

My situation: I have 3 sites (2 photoblogs, 1 start page). The 2 photoblogs use Assets to manage the images and CE Image to make the thumbnails. My problem: on the start page i use (this is a simple ...
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Cartthrob MSM site adding products from site 1 in site 2 = £0.00

This one is causing me a headache and I am pulling my hair out! Anyone done this before? I have MSM set up and want to keep site 1 managing all the products. I am then using categories to only show ...
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URLs in MSM subsites are still using index.php in them

Is there any chance anyone has ever come across urls in subsites in MSM sites using index.php in them I am using a .htaccess file in each subfolder for that site which tries to get rid of the index....
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Link to Assets field doesn't work when multiple sites are listed in parameters

I'm using Assets to display pdf documents with race results from a news page. This is an MSM site, and the problem I'm having is on the secondary sites. 'results_pdf' in the following code is an ...
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Site Error: Unable to Load Site Preferences in MSM site

I recently installed a version of EE on my local machine(Mamp Pro), v2.5.5 - Build Date: 20121220. I set this site up as per usual and started building my initial site templates etc ready for the ...
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MSM on local development sites

I am trying to create a multi site locally on my machine with MAMP PRO. So far I have installed the local ee fine but for some reason when I try to click Site in the home admin page I get a server ...
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Installation of MSM not working on localhost / server

I have just tried to install Multiple Site Manager (MSM) both on my local MAMP server and on the database. I have copied the files required, and turned on the MSM setting in General Configuration. ...
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Dynamic {site_name} inside channel:entries tag with site=“” parameter

Anyone know if it's possible to get back the name of the site an entry is from dynamically? Simple code example below: {exp:channel:entries channel="news" site="siteA|siteB"} <h2>{title}</...
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How to migrate an existing site into an MSM install?

I have inherited a client project that involves a number of EE installs (6 in all, though some are MSMs themselves, so total number of sites is ~10) which I would like to merge into a single MSM ...
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Playa 4.4.2 MSM - No entries exist for this related channel

After upgrading to Playa 4.4.2 on ExpressionEngine 2.5.5 (Big client and quite reluctant to update to 2.6 until any issues are ironed out) we started getting "No entries exist for this related channel"...
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Assets: Uploaded File Doesn't Display in File Browser

I'm running Assets 2.0.5 on EE 2.5.5 with MSM and FocusLab Master Config. When I click "Upload", select a file from my computer, and click "OK", the Assets progress bar moves across the screen, but ...
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How to return the right {site_short_name} in a Channel Entries Tag when using MSM

I'm using MSM to manage a number of sites, but on one of them I need to list ALL news items across ALL sites (which is easy!) ... however I need to identify which site each item has come from by ...
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Using site_id or site_name Inside Master Config Environment Files

I'm engaged in the Herculean task of configuring Focus Lab Master Config with an MSM site. I'm trying to write some conditionals based on the site_id variable, but I keep getting errors. Right now I'...
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htaccess, https, MSM, and Expresso Store

I'm running EE multi-site manager (MSM). My default site's domain (say, www.default.com) is where the /themes folder is housed. So, for my second site (say, www.site-two.com), all of the EE and third-...
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MSM site - cannot get addon site to use its own template

I have installed MSM and set up three sites, “live”, “beta” and “internal”. Edited the “live” site, created a default template group called “Live” and edited the index template in that group. Now I’m ...
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How can I get a site running under MSM (not the 'default_site') to recognise that I'm logged in?

I have a Multi Site Manager set up running 6 sites from a single EE installation. I am trying to troubleshoot a problem on one of the sites and have turned on template debugging but it doesn't get ...
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Freeform (Pro) and Multiple Site Manager

I just dropped my Freeform (Pro) form code into a template in a second site running on Multiple Site Manager. It's not rendering, and a peek in the Control Panel for site #2 shows no fields or forms. ...
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Is there a way to persist a login across MSM sites?

I'm exploring MSM for a new site and need to provide a single login for members and allow them to jump from site1 to site 2 with a single session. Is this possible?
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Assets + MSM won't display/upload files on custom sites: Update Indexes not working

I've browsed through quite a few similar questions, but many of these seem to have gone unanswered. I have some new input that might help. Situation I'm running EE2.5.5, Assets 2.05, and Multiple ...