[resolved] Network site as secondary domain? (3 posts)

  1. perywinkle
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I have a existing main website that doesn't really want to be the 'network' site ( newblog.mainsite.org), but am interested in creating a blog network on another domain (newblogs.secondarysite.net ) with the exact same user base as the main site.

    Is there a way to turn the MS network on for the main site and make the secondary site the 'network'?

    mainsite.org ( existing user base )
    secondarysite.net ( network site with new subdomain or subdirectory sites )

    I'm interested in having all new domains / subdomains be part of the secondary site : newblogs.secondarysite.net

    Thanks for your thoughts!


  2. The network has to be installed on secondarysite.net to get what you want.

    To pull in the other site & share users (who would become users off of secondarysite.net,) you'd have to move over mainsite.org into the network, and move over all the users.

    If secondarysite.net is an add-on domain in your webhost, you won't be able to have subdomain blogs. that's a constriction of your host, not the software.

  3. perywinkle
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Looks like I'd have to set up the new secondarysite.net install and important the mainsite.org as one of it's 'subsites'.

    Thanks for your help Andrea_r!


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