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Selection of forums running as a sub-domain

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Wuebit, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. Wuebit

    Wuebit Well-Known Member

    Is this even posable?

    example
    forum.domain.com

    now have some forums not show on the domain above but single them out as
    forum2.domain.com

    Also is it posable to run an addon this way

    events.domain.com

    Thanks
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  3. Wuebit

    Wuebit Well-Known Member

    Huh whys that it's still the same forum
    1st post was a bad way to explain it my bad

    forums http://animelon.com/forum/
    Example

    forum which would be xxxxxx.animelon.com
    http://animelon.com/forum/#community.53
     
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Read the FAQ I linked to above.

    All content must be available on all domains if using a single license/database.

    Can multiple subdomains be used with a single license?
    Yes, as long as the subdomains all resolve to the same installation, all of the content is available at every subdomain, and there is no attempt to make them appear as separate installations.
     
  5. Wuebit

    Wuebit Well-Known Member

    above post I edited it :)
    Hmm ok there goes that idea than..
    Ta

    Edit oh thats ok than cool :) now to find out how to do it :D
     
  6. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You can't have individual forums from the same installation only appearing on one subdomain but not others.
     
  7. Wuebit

    Wuebit Well-Known Member

    But as you have quoted all content is and will still be there

     
  8. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Your original post asks:

     
  9. Wuebit

    Wuebit Well-Known Member

    Ok..
    say you made a forum unviewable from the main forum list and used that as a subdomain but still having a link in the navbar to the other forums "so all content is there" this is what I mean

    lol it's hard to type what I mean >.>
     
  10. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    If the content appears differently at each subdomain then this wouldn't permitted as it would be akin to making it appear like 2 different installations.
     
  11. Wuebit

    Wuebit Well-Known Member

    but its not two forums or appearing like two (I don't understand as its one log-in and everything will be the same)

    so this is ok? xenforo/xyz
    and this is not xyz.xenforo
     
  12. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I'm still not clear on exactly what is you're trying to do.
    Based on your original comments, you want some forums to appear in one subdomain, but not the other.
    Is that still the case?

    If so, it's not permitted.

    When navigating to both domains, all categories, forums, posts, etc. must be visible and available at each subdomain.
     
  13. James

    James Well-Known Member

    You can do something like:
    forum1.domain.com (which will directly link to domain.com/(xfroot)/forums/forum1.id) but from that URL, the whole of the forum has to be accessible and not just that one forum.

    You can have subdomains linking to certain forums/categories, but you can't prevent your users from finding their way to a different forum/category from that subdomain.
     
  14. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

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