[wp-hackers] Using symlinks in WP installations
giomac at gmail.com
Sat May 12 09:19:36 UTC 2012
Depends on web server settings, particularly on FollowSymLinks
directive which is not a good thing (tm)
On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Dion Hulse (dd32)
<wordpress at dd32.id.au> wrote:
> I run a similar setup as well, Common WordPress directory symlinked
> into each site, I usually have a per-site content directory though.
> One thing of note, is this:
> It's not that much effort to set up a single test site and see how you
> go though.
> On 12 May 2012 17:51, Daniel Fenn <danielx386 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > One issue is that when you upgrade plugin you may run into issues
> > where the database may need to be updated.
> > On 5/12/12, Jesper Jarlskov <jesper at jarlskov.dk> wrote:
> >> I run a server that has a couple of installs like this which runs fine.
> >> On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 8:57 AM, Neil Pie's Bacon
> >> <bacon at neilpie.co.uk>wrote:
> >>> Hi all
> >>> I am wondering if there are likely to be any issues with using
> >>> symlinks to run multiple installs of WP from one set of core, plugin
> >>> and theme files, and thought it might be a good idea to post here.
> >>> I'm currently playing with a setup where everything in my DocumentRoot
> >>> directories are actually symlinks to a central install with the
> >>> exception of WP-content and .htaccess. Inside WP-content, both /themes
> >>> and /plugins are also symlinks.
> >>> I'm not really looking to this as a solution for production, but have
> >>> been playing around with it on a whole bunch of dev and staging sites.
> >>> Apart from running into file path related problems with some plugins,
> >>> everything seems fine. Can anyone foresee any problems hiding around
> >>> the corner waiting to bite me if all the appropriate constants are set
> >>> in WP-config?
> >>> Cheers
> >>> Neil
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