homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.234.141.47
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Community Building and User Generated Content
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: rogerd

Community Building and User Generated Content Forum

    
What software is available for managing local community sites?
calvinmicklefinger

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3653222 posted 8:22 pm on May 18, 2008 (gmt 0)

I would like to create a series of websites with similar layouts and content, something like mytown.mystate.com where the admin for the "mystate" level would have access to all subdomains and the moderators at the "mytown" level would have control of features at their level.

Is there an existing PHP solution (I are not no coder) that would dynamically handle this scenario? Or can you suggest something else?

Your help and advice is much appreciated.

Thanks,
Kirk

 

rogerd

WebmasterWorld Administrator rogerd us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3653222 posted 9:31 pm on May 21, 2008 (gmt 0)

Kirk, I haven't seen any out-of-the-box scripts that would do what you are looking for. You might be able to simulate that effect with rewriting URLs and using software that offers granular editing or administration privileges, e.g., content management, blog, or forum software. For example, content at example.com/florida/miami/ would be viewed by users at miami.example.com or miami.florida.example.com.

Creating a subdomain structure as complex as what you propose might create issues of its own.

calvinmicklefinger

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3653222 posted 1:22 am on May 22, 2008 (gmt 0)

Roger,

I'm not too strong with .htaccess, do you think a visitor could navigate to the folder using the subdomin structure of the url?

Kirk

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Community Building and User Generated Content
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved