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I've got a situation where we'd like to install and use several instances of WordPress under the same domain name, to serve different blog topics. I've found that this is possible by sub-domains, such as this:

www.blog0.domain.com/blogpost0
www.blog1.domain.com/blogpost1
www.blog2.domain.com/blogpost2

But I would like to do something like this instead:

www.domain.com/blog0/blogpost0
www.domain.com/blog1/blogpost1
www.domain.com/blog2/blogpost2

However, when I attempted to set it up like that, I get this error message:

"domain.com and www.domain.com are already used in other site records with the same IP address so you can't re-use them here. If you want to change what gets served for these subdomains you need to edit the existing site records."

Do you know if there's any way I can accomplish the latter?

Thanks in advance!

asked 31 Jul '11, 09:13

Leif
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edited 31 Jul '11, 09:33

I have a similar doubt. I wonder if it would be possible to have different sites under the umbrella of a single domain (or dedicated IP). And even more, could all those sites be protected by a single SSL certificate?

Something like this:

http://IP or https://IP or http://domain/(dedicated IP or domain (SSL protected domain)

+-- http://IP/site_1 (wordpress)

+-- http://IP/site_2 (python site)

+-- http://IP/site_3 (custom site)

(23 Sep '12, 19:23) Albatroz

You can't use the IP directly, but you can use a domain and do exactly this - certainly.

Set up the site to have multiple applications mounted under a single domain as described in the Answer, making sure that you have an HTTPS website record in addition to your normal HTTP one.

Once it's ready, upload your SSL certificate, open a ticket, and we can install it on that website record for you.

(23 Sep '12, 19:30) ryans ♦♦

It sounds like you are trying to create multiple website records for www.domain.com, but you don't need to do this. Just edit the existing website record and add a new WordPress application with the URL /blog0. Then repeat for your additional WordPress apps.

I hope this helps!

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answered 31 Jul '11, 09:31

maryh
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Doh! I can't believe I was doing that.... facepalm I guess that will solve my problem, yeah! I'm going to try that now. Thanks! :)

(31 Jul '11, 10:26) Leif
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