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Managing Orchard Multi-tenancy sites from a single administration panel

Topics: Core, Customizing Orchard, General
May 15, 2015 at 8:33 AM
We've used orchard for a couple of standalone applications (and it's been great) and we're now considering it for a slightly larger customer project.

We'll be building 3 sites for the customer.

A public facing site -
A member information portal -
And a staff intranet -

Each site will have it's own content, and slightly modified theme.

I understand I can achieve this with Orchard's Multi-tenancy capabilities -

What I'm wondering is, is it possible to manage multiple multi-tenant sites from a single administrative login. i.e. an admin user could create a page or post, and then tick a box that says this content gets published to www, members & staff or some combination of the above.

If anyone can point me in the right direction, or provide some feedback on how I might approach this, I'd appreciate it.

May 15, 2015 at 6:15 PM
This is possible to implement but not available out of the box, see:

If you don't necessarily want a central content dashboard for all tenants but rather a way for your "central" admins to manage the content of all sites then the Hosting Suite puts a "Log in as superuser" button under the tenants' pages on the admin of the Default tenant.