r at schestowitz.com
Sat Jun 18 13:25:34 GMT 2005
Quoting David House <dmhouse at gmail.com>:
> Hi Max! Welcome to the wp-hackers mailing list and the WordPress community.
> On 6/17/05, Max Winde <max.winde at projekt-brot.de> wrote:
>> All of these blogs are running on WordPress and I'll try to make them
>> running from a single WordPress installation the next few days.
> Can I just ask why you would want to do that? Surely if you have five
> seperate blogs you'd want five seperate WP installations... it seems
> like things would be a lot simpler that way.
I don't fully agree. Affordable hosts provide a limited number of databases. A
powerful software package should include a powerful schema that allows
information re-use and the possible interaction between the tables.
Examples: having a single login (for the database as well as the front-end
software), comprehensive sqldump, and this list can be further extended...
With my current Web host, a basic package comes with only a single database. I
am lucky to have 20 at the moment and I needed to pay more because of the
scattered database, some of which have commonalities.
To wrap up, one intstallation with multiple blogs does have its pros.
Roy S. Schestowitz
More information about the wp-hackers