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  • Nick 34 posts 127 karma points
    May 18, 2017 @ 13:10
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    Hi

    Has any tried sharing the umbraco media with two different installs of umbraco.

    I have a client that has two umbraco sites but wants to use the same media files in both sites.

    I'm thinking I may need to hook into the media save event and save to both databases... hoping there is a better way

    Nick

  • Frans de Jong 484 posts 1652 karma points c-trib
    May 18, 2017 @ 13:19
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    We always use a multi site install for that. I don't know how big the sites are but you could merge them in to one installation.

    For one client we are running 3 multilingual sites in one installation. Works like a charm.

  • Nick 34 posts 127 karma points
    May 18, 2017 @ 14:06
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    How big is your site?

    I think if I combine all the nodes together then around 15000 nodes... maybe that will be too much?

  • Craig Mayers 164 posts 505 karma points
    May 18, 2017 @ 16:05
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    Hi Nick,

    You could use the Media Save event and push each item across to the other site(s) upon saving a media item.

    But, I think Frans idea of combining the two is probably the best option unless you need them to be separate for some reason?

    I have worked on a Umbraco project in the past with over 80,000 nodes and never noticed that much of a performance hit.

    The only issue from time to time is if you have a massive content tree, with let's say over 10k nodes, then you may wait a minute for the tree to render.

    It was never that much of an issue, to be honest, and that project pre-date the new ListView option, which should speed things up a lot.

    Good luck!

    Craig

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