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WE have a standard website layout for certain websites in our organisation.
As i have had a request for another one of these sites want to know if there is an easy way of doing this.
Can i simply just create the site structure as normal (as a blank site) then copy the source files from the other site to the new one. Or is there a best practice method for this?
I want to use the same doc types/templates/css/scripts etc, it would just have different content (obviously).
I Think you can create a package which could then be deployed in a new site.
that package should add everything you need
This seems the most likely way of doing it, just having a read into this. Just going to have a test and see if it works as expected.
Thank you Fergus.
The packages worked a treat. Created fully functional site within half hour. Just updating the content and everything works great!
You could migrate between two instances, however, as an alternative you could create the second site in the same instance of Umbraco.
One Umbraco can host multiple sites, and this can work quite well if the only differences are content and styling. You might need to extend some bits an pieces but as long as you can use the same document types this could be the quickest solutions.
This sounds interesting but what are the possibilities of configuring different URL for each site within that one instance in IIS?
That's no problem at all. On your root nodes you can specify the domain and the language the relevant node trees work against.
Gary - i think with either way, the thing to watch out for is that any MNTPs and other datatypes that contain nodeId values will need to be re-picked.
That's a good point. A suppose this is where trial and error comes into see if this will be easier than actually recreating the site.
Ive just created the package and will now set up the new site and test.
Thanks for the help.
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