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XF 1.5 Can two XF installations share the same DB?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Biker, Dec 26, 2015.

  1. Biker

    Biker Well-Known Member

    I'm in the process of brainstorming an idea and whether it can be done depends on whether two separate XF installations can use the same database.

    For example:

    Installation #1 contains discussion topics and has a URL of www.mysite.com
    Installation #2 contains supplier topics and has a URL of suppliers.mysite.com

    There would be no duplication of forum names, but users should find a seamless transition between the two sites without having to create an additional account.

  2. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    The xf_ prefix is hardcoded, so, you wouldn't be able to have 2 XenForo installs in the same database. I believe something like XenCentrals multisite may offer what you're after however.
  3. Biker

    Biker Well-Known Member

    Interesting. I'll have to give it a closer look to see if it will work.


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