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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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Share members between two sites - MSM?

We have an upcoming project coming up which will have two sides, let's call one the marketing site, and the other is an app. The basic idea is the marketing site will sell access to the app, so the ...
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Secondary site on MSM not retaining its URL

EE 2.7.2. I have a secondary site on Multi Site Manager. Users can only login to EE from the main site, so I have no admin.php for the secondary site. In the secondary site's index.php, I have: $...
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Moving EE, including MSM, to a new server but can't figure out paths

EE v2.5.5 MSM On the current host the main site and other sites each have their own directory, 'www.oursite.com' points to one directory, 'subdomain1.oursite.com' points to it's own directory etc. ...
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Multi Site Manager On Multiple Servers

The user guide for the multi site manager states that one requirement is that all sites must reside on the same server. I was wondering if anyone could please explain why this is the case? I need to ...
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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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Assets 2 on MSM: Tags have no output on second site

I'm branching this off of another question: Assets 2 MSM Cannot Upload or view images I'm not seeing any tag output from Assets in the second site. I'm running EE 2.5.5 with Assets 2.0.5. This is a ...
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Site Structure with Subdomains

Firstly, I'm sorry if this has been answered elsewhere, but I did a search and couldn't find an answer to my specific query. I work for a company that has outsourced it's web production and I'm not ...
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Front end login error - "not authorised to perform this action"

The Problem: When trying to login via the front-end as a member, the error "you are not authorised to perform this action" appears. The url for the error page is that of another MSM site. If I go to ...
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Focus Lab Config (bootstrap) working with MSM - still problems

OK, first question on SE so bear with me. I'm trying to setup an older site (after going through the EE2 upgrade process) on a virtual private server the client has running WHM and cPanel. The sites ...
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EE1 - Copy Field Groups to another site in MSM or use them in another site template?

I need to copy a page to another segment in a site both in MSM on 1.6.8. I was just calling the site="first-site" from the second site template and using the info that way. The problem is that the ...
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Is it possible to export/import a single site from MSM?

I've got a Multiple Site Manager set up with 3 different sites. I'm wondering if it is possible to export all EE content/channels/data from one of the sites, and import that same site data into ...
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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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Remove "default site" from MSM installation?

Is it possible to remove the "default site" from a MSM installation and then remove the MSM plugin, thereby creating a stand alone from the second site? I'm running EE 2.7.2 with Multiple Site ...
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Template files for Site 2 in MSM

Pretty basic question here, but this is my first MSM build. What is the proper template path/location for Site 2 in MSM? Should they be within the Site 2 file structure, or should they be with the ...
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Multi Site Manager site dropdown showing on single site

I have a single site on a fresh install. However, in the top right corner, clicking on the site name gives the dropdown as if this were a multi site install. I am not running MSM. Additionally, it ...
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Can we do multiple sites with a single installation of ExpressionEngine?

We are a small Romanian company that loves ExpressionEngine. We are trying to build every client's website with EE. But it is very difficult to maintain and update. Is there any way to install it ...
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MSM or 'old way' - Which to choose in this scenario?

I'm about to create a new site with a 2-3 year lifespan. The new site will run off an existing EE2 installation which already runs two MSM sites. After 2-3 years, the site will be taken offline and ...
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Multiple Sites, Sharing Several Templates

NOTE: when I use the term "template" below, I do not mean EE templates. Rather, I mean templates like the ones that can be purchased from www.TemplateMonster.com. Assume I needed to deploy and manage ...
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Cartthrob Sagepay (offsite) 3037 notification URL error for MSM sites

I've taken on two ee cartthrob sites running off an msm installation. I just moved them to a Nexcess server and updated EE from 2.2.1 to 2.7.2 (and CT from 2.051 to 2.4). Everything is working fine ...
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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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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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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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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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Assets 2 MSM Cannot Upload or view images

I have a multisite installation of EE 2.5.5 and Assets 2.0.3. The issue I am running into is that if I log into Site 1 at url.com/admin.php and navigate to the Assets module I can see all my Site 1 ...
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MSM (multi-site manager) site2 instantly redirecting to site 1

Hoping someone can help ... I have installed the latest Multi-site manager for EE2+, set up a site and updated admin.php & index.php files as stated in the instructions. However, when I go to ...
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Searching across multiple installations

Assume there are 10 separate EE installations: each installation is on its own domain (possibly with its own hosting), its own database, etc. Assume further that they have a particular Channel that is ...
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MSM with separate add-ons enabled?

Can I have separate add-ons installed for each site when using MSM? For instance, for an EE install using MSM: One or more sites within the EE install will use Transcribe for localization. One or ...
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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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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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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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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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Freeform MSM sites - no submissions received

I have a site that features MSM with Freeform pro. For the main site, all submissions are fine however for the other sites running from the main one form submissions are not received into expression ...
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MSM Limitations

We have a totally 20 Websites. Right Now, We are running 5 websites all in MSM under single database. our requirements is member can access all websites in any one of web site login. All are portal ...
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why do i get a blank screen switching between msm sites after upgrade?

Installed EE 2.8.x today with newest msm. Now when I switch sites or edit sites, I get blank page. URL is something like: http://subdomain.domain.com/admin.php?/cp/sites/manage_sites?S=...
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Cartthrob MSM Sagepay 5006 error

I have a Cartthrob MSM installation (2 stores) that use sagepay (europe offsite) for processing payments. Every time I try to make a payment through the sites, I get all the way through the payment ...
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Assests + MSM + Indexing new site = Uh oh!

SO, I have assets installed on site1 - works great. I add site 2, index the uploads, cool. I can add images in the module, but when I try to add images within an entry, the buttons are grayed back. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...