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Probably a dumb question... (2 posts)

  1. taewoo
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    .. but my HS teacher said the only dumb questions on earth is the one that's not asked. So I asked "So, would it be a dumb question to ask if I could take over the class as the teacher?"

    then he replied, "ok so ... there are only TWO dumb questions on earth"

    Here's my question.
    I looked the structure of wordpress and was thinking, "why even bother using WP MU?" For example, if had a server with multiple domains names (i.e. parked domains) and did something like this in wp-config.php in regular WP:

    switch($_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'])
    {
       case "somedomain.com":
         require_once("wp_config.somedomain.php"); // this file would include DB settings
         break;
       case "someotherdomain.com":
         require_once("wp_config.someotherdomain.php");
         break;
    }

    Wouldn't this be almost identical to WP MU?

    Sure some functionalities would be lost, but wouldn't this suffice for most multi-blog sites?

    Can someone enlighten me?

  2. andrea_r
    Moderator
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Depends on what you want to do. that (or near enough to it) works just dandy if you're setting up a handful of blogs that you alone manage.

    Not so much if you have, say, a hundred. With different admins.

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