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Two parallel Vanillas on same database?

edited August 2012 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8


Is it possible to run two Vanilla forums on the same domain, with the same content and users? So new posts and new users would show up on both?

Either that or have a theme switcher for users to choose between new and classic themes.



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    theme switcher is much better.

    using a sledge hammer to crack a nut.

    grep is your friend.

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    Indeed. But is there a theme switcher plugin for v2? Can't find one.

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    LincLinc Detroit Admin
    edited August 2012

    The technical challenges of making a theme switcher pale in comparison to running 2 sites off the same database.

    Add a checkbox profile option that adds an additional CSS stylesheet if checked. Done.

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    TimTim Operations Vanilla Staff

    Add a plugin that hooks Gdn_Dispatcher_AppStartup_Handler and SaveToConfig('Garden.Theme', 'newthemename', FALSE);

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    edited August 2012

    Lincoln - that sounds like a good idea, thanks!

    Tim - I've no idea what that means.

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