Jump to content
  • Checkout
  • Login
  • Get in touch

osCommerce

The e-commerce.

Can I do this?


Guest

Recommended Posts

Hi there,

Can some kind soul tell me if I can use one database to power 3 websites?

I have purchased some additional domains, my hosting provider allows me to have up to 6 domains but only one MySQL database.

I intend to use seperate designs for the sites but I figure that the actual database content doesn't come into this unless I wanted different products or pricing structures. Am I right?

 

Kind regards

 

Mogsta

Link to comment
Share on other sites

You can do it but it's a pain in the butt. Search for posts discussing such a set-up.

 

Why not just switch to a host which allows multiple domains and more dbs? Trust me, maintaining the kind of set-up is not worth the few bucks you'll save on hosting. If you break something all the sites die.

 

You can get multiple domain hosting/unlimited dbs for around $20/month. Shop around.

Local: Mac OS X 10.5.8 - Apache 2.2/php 5.3.0/MySQL 5.4.10 • Web Servers: Linux

Tools: BBEdit, Coda, Versions (Subversion), Sequel Pro (db management)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

×
×
  • Create New...