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One Neos CMS - many websites

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In this talk you'll learn about what options Neos CMS has to create multi site solutions with great performance and usability.

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One Neos CMS - many websites

  1. 1. One Neos - Many Websites Sebastian Helzle Neos Conference 2018
  2. 2. Sebastian Helzle • Product Owner 
 @ punkt.de / Karlsruhe • Neos CMS Core Team Member • @sebobo
  3. 3. What will be discussed in this talk • Why do we want to have many sites in one Neos • What does Neos offer to make multisite setups easy • How to create a multisite • Summary • Time for questions
  4. 4. Why do I talk about this topic?
  5. 5. Motivation for having multi site setups
  6. 6. The main benefits • Benefits for development & maintenance • Optimized editor processes • Launch new sites and microsites with ease • Business (money) advantages
  7. 7. Benefits for development & maintenance • Only one codebase to be taken care of • Increased security • One server setup • One integration pipeline • Features roll out to all sites at the same time • And can be limited with feature flags • Optimize one site and get a benefits in all of them
  8. 8. Optimize editorial process • Have reusable content between sites • Have same usability and processes on all sites • Only one login is needed • Cross site navigation menus possible • Reuse assets like images, documents and others
  9. 9. Launch new sites and microsites with ease • Work on them in parallel to existing pages • Manage sites and domains in the backend • Secure the domains until Go-Live with an authentication • Then: • Turn of authentication and go live • If necessary map live domain to server and then go live
  10. 10. Business benefits • Reduced longterm cost through lower development & maintenance efforts • But slightly increased initial cost for the first two sites • More up-to-date content with improved editorial process • Reduced time to market with new sites • Consistent corporate identity
  11. 11. Neos offers many advantages in multi site setups
  12. 12. Reuse content from other sites • Examples: • Content for privacy, license or legal texts • Banners & advertisements • Records of employees & authors • Categories & tags • Works with any reference property • Neos will show the source by the domain
  13. 13. Change the starting point & reference any page myPageReference: type: reference ui: label: i18n inspector: editorOptions: placeholder: i18n startingPoint: '/' nodeTypes: - ‚Neos.Neos:Document'
  14. 14. Or use one site as global content hub myContentReferences: type: references ui: label: i18n inspector: editorOptions: placeholder: i18n startingPoint: ‚/sites/contenthub‘ nodeTypes: - ‚Neos.Neos:Content‘
  15. 15. Sitegeist.Taxonomy • Cross-site categorization & related content system • Lives inside it’s own content tree • Still experimental! • https://github.com/sitegeist/ Sitegeist.Taxonomy
  16. 16. Hint: Give every element a fitting title. You will find it much faster!
  17. 17. Using content dimensions for multisites • Have a master site • Use dimensions to customize content on children sites • Needs mapping of domains to dimensions • Could get more complex with multiple languages at the same time • See case study by CORE4 (and ask Bernhard Schmitt @nezaniel)
  18. 18. Handling site specific configurations • Multiple Settings files in site packages will override each other • Could be solved with separate Context per site but has drawbacks • Core caching is not shared • Needs more configuration on the webserver • Context must be set correctly for console commands • Put global configuration into one Settings.yaml • Have site specific configuration in the site node • Use a custom nodetype for the homepages
  19. 19. Some examples • Social media links • Parameters for webservices • Site specific footer links • Config for frontend plugins
  20. 20. Example: Rootpage nodetype 'My.Vendor:RootPage': superTypes: 'Neos.Neos:Document': true ui: label: i18n icon: ‚icon-home' properties: twitterUrl: ... companyName: ... contactFormRecipient: ... theme: ... apiToken: ... trackingId: ...
  21. 21. Theming and customizations • Use homepage nodes to set themes & customize • Change logo • Change typography, colors, iconset, … • Use 3rd party packages to extend Neos multisite capabilities
  22. 22. CM.Neos.ThemeModule • Customize colors & typography • Supports multisites • Add custom SCSS • Add additional custom settings • https://github.com/coders-market/ CM.Neos.ThemeModule
  23. 23. Separate site handling if necessary • Use roles which are locked into one site • Use dynamic policies which match users to sites • Match asset collections with sites to keep assets separated
  24. 24. Some notes on performance • Many small sites behave similar to one bigger site • Neos can handle a lot of content, no matter where and scales nicely • Real project with 8 sites containing ~50.000 nodes is no problem • 100.000s of nodes should work too • Future Neos developments will make this even more scalable • Site selection in backend might be harder to use with > 30 sites • Could be optimized easily in the future
  25. 25. Let’s create a multisite
  26. 26. Start by creating a new site in the Sites Management module
  27. 27. Create a blank site in your existing site package
  28. 28. The new site will need a bit of configuration
  29. 29. Configure your site and add a new domain
  30. 30. Set the domain you want to use
  31. 31. Map the domain in the web server onto your Neos installation
  32. 32. Test your new site 🎉
  33. 33. Other ways to create a new site • Use the site management module to create a site package with a new site
  34. 34. Use the kickstart command from cli „flow site:create“
  35. 35. Notes about creating sites • Creating a site package is easier with the package „neos/site- kickstarter“ • You can also build a site package manually if you know what you do • You will miss out a useful boilerplate • If you create a new site package you have to import the new site manually • Don’t forget that additional site packages should depend on the main one • Don’t forget that Settings.yaml files have one hierarchy
  36. 36. Summary • Neos is already well prepared to handle many sites • Many use cases are already solvable • Some use cases need small adjustments • Performance will continuously get better with future Neos versions • Start using the feature and forward use cases and experiences to the core team • Contribute or sponsor changes that could benefit all projects
  37. 37. Questions? 
 @sebobo helzle@punkt.de
  38. 38. Sources • https://github.com/coders-market/CM.Neos.ThemeModule • https://github.com/sitegeist/Sitegeist.Taxonomy

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