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Building Websites with DotNetNuke 5 by Ian Lackey, Michael Washington

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Chapter 10. Creating Multiple Portals

One of the more compelling reasons to use DotNetNuke is the capability to create multiple portals off one installation of DotNetNuke. All of the portals will share one database, which makes portal backup easy.

In this chapter, you will learn the following:

  • Why you would want to create multiple portals
  • How child portals differ from parent portals
  • How to set up multiple portals
  • How to create a portal template
  • How to use the Site Wizard to update your site

In this chapter, you will see the different types of portals available, how to use the wizard to set up your portal, and how to create templates so that you never have to duplicate your work.

Multiple portals

Before we discuss how to set up multiple portals, let's understand ...

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