[Mediawiki-l] One software for multiple websites

Ekompute .info ekompute at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 21:04:54 UTC 2011

Hi, is it true that multiple Mediawiki websites must share the same database
in order to share the same software? I have been combing the internet and
this seems to be the case.

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Ekompute .info <ekompute at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, seems like there are some difficulties, using my proposed method to set
> up multi-wikis, so I am trying very, very hard to implement Daniel Barrett's
> idea which avoids trying to reinvent the wheel.
> Actually, I have tried that before many years back but I could not
> understand the procedure. Now that I have acquired a little more knowledge
> and tried again by really, really putting by best foot forward, I still
> encounter the same problem. Would appreciate if you can help me find out
> what's wrong with what I do. Since it is easier to put it in a webpage,
> together with illustrating diagrams, I have rewrote this page<http://computer-stuffs.jbdirectory.com/My_directory_layout>.
> Thanking all of you in anticipation.... must do it right this time once and
> for all, LOL. It's being a long-time problem.
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 3:09 PM, Ekompute .info <ekompute at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi Platonides, it is hard to answer your question without a diagram, so I
>> try to explain it at one of my webpage<http://computer-stuffs.jbdirectory.com/My_directory_layout>.
>> I hope my explanation is what you are seeking to find out. How would I know
>> which file is run when the user goes to www.example.net? Would it be the
>> corresponding LocalSettings.php?
>> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 12:37 AM, Platonides <Platonides at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Ekompute .info wrote:
>>> > Hi Platonides, thank you for your response.
>>> >
>>> > I put all my mediawiki files into one folder called "commonmediawiki".
>>> I
>>> > create separate folders for each website where I put the
>>> LocalSettings.php
>>> > and the image folder. These separate folders (for each website),
>>> together
>>> > with the "commonmediawiki" folder are one level below the html folder
>>> which
>>> > is given by my webhost.
>>> >
>>> > How to I interepret the following comment: "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."
>>> What file is run when the user goes to www.example.net ? Where is it
>>> mapped?
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