[thelist] CMS and Hosting

Todd Richards todd at promisingsites.com
Wed Nov 7 13:08:15 CST 2007

Thanks Brady.  I guess I'm not familiar enough to know whether having a
separate install of Joomla for each site is bad.  What do hosting companies

Drupal is also making it's way up the list.  I appreciate all the feedback!


-----Original Message-----
From: Brady Mitchell [mailto:mydarb at gmail.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2007 12:11 PM
To: todd at promisingsites.com; thelist at lists.evolt.org
Subject: Re: [thelist] CMS and Hosting

On Nov 6, 2007 3:19 PM, Todd Richards <todd at promisingsites.com> wrote:
> Anyone have any suggestions on a product that is ready for this, or am I
> better off looking at building something?  I've looked at Joomla, but I
> can't tell how accommodating it is for hosting multiple sites.

I'm a fan of Joomla, but doing multiple sites with one install of
Joomla would take some serious hacking. If you're ok with each site
having it's own install than Joomla would work fine.

> I've had good experience running multiple sites on a single Drupal

Drupal makes it very easy to run multiple sites on one install. Just
change a few settings in a config file and create a config file for
each new site and you're golden. You can install modules that every
site can use, and I believe you can also install modules specific to a


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