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I have a main domain https://www.jaytech.com.ng and I also have a subdomain https://m.jaytech.com.ng

I want both the domains to use the same database when visited. I've tried using Multisite but it isn't working.

Any ideas on how to do this?

  • you mean use the same exact data? or the same database but different data? – David Lee Feb 19 '17 at 17:33
  • I mean using same database and data... – Vicky Jane Feb 19 '17 at 19:44
  • I.e the both displaying the same posts from a database – Vicky Jane Feb 19 '17 at 19:45
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You cant have 2 sites that uses the same data from the same database, because of how WordPress works (permalinks etc), i am guessing you want to do this to show 2 different themes, 1 for the desktop version and 1 for the mobile version, try doing that with 1 WordPress installation and change the theme based on the device with a detecting class either from a plugin or make one.

I recommend you to use a stylesheet instead of having 2 themes.

  • That would not be possible for separate installations using the same database. Wordpress stores the the links for pages/post to the database. In this case, clicking any posts/pages in the m.jaytech would be redirected to the original domain jaytech in which the database initially belongs. – Den Isahac Feb 19 '17 at 17:27
  • true, permalinks, i will update the answer – David Lee Feb 19 '17 at 17:32
  • Okay, I also tried using .htaccess to redirect it, but did not work also – Vicky Jane Feb 19 '17 at 19:48

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