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Implementing OCPortal to Replace Existing Website

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Hi Chris

We have a client with an existing php website that we are going to redo using OCPortal. However we want the existing site to keep running while we configure the OCPortal test site.

Do you have guidelines or procedures as to how to do this so that we can access both versions of the website using the same domain name? Do we need separate folders and if so how would they be named? Or can we install OCPortal in the same folder?

Any advice would be helpful.

Cheers,  Doug

Ycommunicate.com Inc.
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Hi,

It should be pretty trivial as long as you're not trying to keep two databases of actively developed content in sync (and it sounds like you're not). ocPortal can work out of a subdirectory then be moved down very easily. All that needs doing is the files get moved to where they need to be, then the base_url in info.php is adjusted.


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