Running Multiple Sites from Common Composite C1 CMS

Topics: Feature requests, General, Standard packages, Troubleshooting, Visual editor, XSLT
Sep 8, 2011 at 9:35 PM
Edited Sep 8, 2011 at 9:38 PM

Hi Guys,

I am wondering if we can have multiple sites connected to same composite C1 CMS? We are planning to create a mobile version of our site so the best bet would be if we can control the content of both sites through "One Common CMS" system. 

I am thinking about folder structure like:

"Project Folder"(level1) -->> "WebSite(Composite C1) folder" (level2)

          -->>"MobileSite (Composite C1) folder" (level2)

i.e mobile site is at same level as of main site

But that way those will be 2 separate installations both pointing to same database but i am concerned about state information and other details those composite store while saving content back to the database.

So the second structure could be :

"Project Folder" (level 1)  -->> "WebSite(Composite C1) folder" (level 2) ->>"MobileSite (Composite C1) folder" (level3)

i.e mobile site as sub folder of main site.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Thanks in advance.

Sep 12, 2011 at 9:30 AM
Edited Sep 12, 2011 at 9:30 AM


In Composite C1, you can create more than one website. Each website has its own homepage (the root page of the website).

In 2.1.1 version you have ability to associate different host names with different websites in C1 (on the Content perspective, right-click a home page (the root page of a website) -> click Manage host name.)

In 2.1.3+ version you can run multiple sites by using new URL Configuration feature. ->Configuring hostname bindings.

Sep 12, 2011 at 3:38 PM
Edited Sep 12, 2011 at 4:03 PM

Hi Inna,

Thanks for the information about linking multiple hosts. For some reason my composite installation (2.1.3) beta is not saving host-names. May be that is upcoming feature.

Sep 13, 2011 at 3:32 AM

So Finally it works!!. Thanks Again. Cheers.