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Making Site's Route

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  1. Armysniper
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    26 Jul 2008
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    I have installed Site Finity Community Edition. Is there a way to make a specific SiteFinity site respond to a base URL such as www.mynewwebsite.com? If this is simple please excuse my ignorance.
  2. Nikifor
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    28 Jul 2008
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    Hello Armysniper,

    This question is not really connected with Sitefinity, but with a common configuration of a Server's IIS. Once you create a web site in the IIS and assign a Sitefinity project to it, it is a matter of setting the web site to answer requests pointed to the http://www.mynewwebsite.com/ domain. If you have any more questions for creating or working with a project you can refer to the User Manual.

    Hope this helps.

    Kind regards,
    Nikifor
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  3. Ed Hardy
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    30 Jul 2008
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    Usually the project is loaded by "http://localhost/mynewwebsite/home.aspx". If you want to remove http://localhost/ from your server request and open your project directly from a domain you need to configure your IIS Manager.

    Here is what you have to do

    1.Create a new site using IIS Manager.
    2. In the 'Add new website" dialog fill all fields(website name, path etc) and specify the desired host name that you want to use. ( for instance : mynewwebsite.com as a host header).
    3. Go to the following path "C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ ". There you will find a file called "hosts". You have to edit this file using notepad.

    Add these lines:

    127.0.0.1       localhost
    127.0.0.1       mynewwebsite
    ::1             localhost

    4. Save and test.
    In order to make changes under /System32/  you need to be a computer administrator.

    Hope that helps :)


  4. Georgi
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    Hi Ivan,

    This is a great tip indeed! Most of the people forget about it, but it comes in handy in such situations. Thank you for taking part of this discussion.
    We have updated your Telerik account.

    Regards,
    Georgi
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