Hello Forrsters! I'm designing/developing a series WordPress sites (kind of niche inspiration galleries) and I'm looking to have a consistent user base throughout all the sites. There may eventually be around 15 sites if that makes any difference.
I have not decided yet how I will set up the sites domain wise:
Option number 1 being - website1.com , website2.com , website3.com..etc
Option number 2 being - address.com/…, address.com/… , address.com/…
I'm leaning towards option 2 but I would like to do separation WordPress installs do to the ridiculous number of categories, tags, posts, shopping carts (eventually)..etc per site. Setting each site up as a category or something and loading a different theme would be easy but I'm worried about the backend getting to be too convoluted. I like things nice and simple.
Any help would be great! Also, I'm not a useless designer who doesn't know any code so feel free to lay on the php, mysql..etc if you have anything that could help.
If it makes any difference, I may want to use a Facebook Connect plugin eventually. Also it would be awesome if users could go from site to site without having to log in each time.