[Mediawiki-l] One software for multiple websites

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Sun Jan 23 15:48:28 UTC 2011

Ekompute .info wrote:
> Hi, I still cannot understand the procedure given in
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wiki_family
> However, the LocalSettings comments at the top says:
> # If you customize your file layout, set $IP to the directory that contains
> # the other MediaWiki files. It will be used as a base to locate files.
> So I set $IP = "../commonmediawiki";
> where commonmediawiki is the folder that contains all the mediawiki files.
> However, it is not working. My LocalSettings.php is contained within a
> folder that is at the same level as the commonmediawiki folder. Using "../"
> moves the directory pointer one level up before pointing to the
> commonmediawiki folder. Did I set the $IP correctly?

../ will be relative to the current working dir, which will be by
default the folder where the entry point lies.
How are you mapping the different websites to the same code?

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