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Multiuser blog with main summary page (5 posts)

  1. kayaker
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I've been browsing around this forum looking for info on a project I'm thinking about, but don't seem to find exactly what I'm looking for. So I'll pose the question the group and see what I get.

    Can I do this with WP?

    • Have multiple blogs under one main page.
    • Main page is the portal and summary of the multiple blogs.
    • Summaries are collections of the main features of the individual blogs: Links, Feeds, Postings.
    • CSS and layout of main page and individual blogs controlled by main admin.
    • Color scheme appears in summary. e.g. Bob's theme is red and on the main page his posts have red background.
  2. e-head
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Lot's of people appear to want something along these lines.

    I've a couple of ideas how this might be possible.

    You could use an RSS aggregator like Carp to fetch the last 10 or so entries from each blog ...

    Anyhow, i'm busy now, but i got another idea too.

  3. nyagi
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    how do you do that in RSS?

  4. kayaker
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I've been thinking more along these lines...

    What if there was a WP that could access all the different DB's of the many muti users WP installs, then take those as the data for the "main" summary blog? I still think that some sort of style should be carried from the many to the one sumamry page.

  5. kayaker
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    On RSS:

    I've seen some, and played with, MagpieRSS.

    I tried this one out and it worked for me: http://soderlind.no . He was very helpful!

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