[TYPO3] efficient multisite management?

Frank frank.sonck at freebel.net
Tue Jul 18 15:43:04 CEST 2006

Hi Sebastian,

Where did you read about the templaVoila feature of reusing content 


"Sebastian Fuchs" <sebastian at hexerei.net> schreef in bericht 
news:mailman.1.1153218576.30272.typo3-english at lists.netfielders.de...
> Hello,
> i am not sure if this helps, but for a site with nearly the same 
> requirements, I used the Typo3 feature "show content from this page" 
> (field content_from_pid in table pages) to display content from one 
> "master" content-tree on different "regional" subtrees.
> i also used the t3 export functionality to generate the subtrees. after 
> that you have the "master page id" in the field tx_impexp_origuid. and 
> with an sql statment you could set the content_from_pid field with the 
> value from tx_impexp_origuid.
> So tx_impexp_origuid displays the connection on page level, and 
> content_from_pid displays the connection on content level.
> This concept is still not so flexible, because creation of new pages, 
> sorting, deleting of pages is still a more or less manual task.
> if somebody has any feedback or more detailed questions about this concept 
> please post it or contact my directly.
> An other aproche could be to use the templaVoila feature of reusing 
> content elements.
> greetings
> sebastian
> Frank wrote:
>> Hello,
>> We are building a project where we have a main (national) website (two 
>> languages) and several sub-websites (regional). We have reproduced a 
>> sub-site, by exporting t3d. But IMHO this is not a very efficient way to 
>> proceed?
>> Since all sub-sites are derived from the main site (the sub-sites have 
>> the same basic style, have only some of the functionalities of the main 
>> site etc) then it should be possible for example to produce a search page 
>> on the main site, and use a sort of 'instance' of this page on the 
>> subsites. The logic is that whenever I would change the search page, then 
>> this change would automatically be visible on the subsites also. 
>> Otherwise I would have to reproduce every small change on all subsites, 
>> re-export the t3d and so on.
>> The same logic goes for the templates. How to make a cascade of templates 
>> and parts of templates?
>> Can anyone give some hints?
>> Greetings
>> Frank Sonck

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