Tips for multiple web properties
Business often choose to expand their reach and services in form of multiple web properties. It is also a good practice if you have different horizons to work on, hosting multiple sites on multiple server is a good idea.
For such sites, there are multiple tips which can be implemented to make their purpose more effective.
Why host different websites even though it belongs to a same entity?
Reasons can be many, it can be limitations or personal choice of a business to keep entities separate.
Suppose an entity has a manufacturing unit, an assembling unit and an packaging unit which work independently. They all have an online monitoring system which in real time updates efficiency and load on machines.
Along with it they also offer login to their customers so that they can check their previous order history and their order status.
In this scenario, they have to keep all the properties separate.
Tips to do's and dont's for multiple web properties
Hosting: Incase you have some heavy execution running on your site, like registration, checkout etc. you can use a dedicated server which can host multiple sites efficiently. It also becomes very convenient while handling and managing them.
If the budget is not that much, one can opt for shared hosting or VPS.
Single login across every website: In case of multiple websites, it is always a good practice to keep things centralized. Web Single Sign On helps keeping authentications centralized by allowing a single username and password to be used on multiple properties.
This will solve problem of managing and maintaining user databases for multiple web properties and also provides seamless experience for users.
As a tip for managing multiple properties, do have a detailed and clear mindset about future scope for those web properties.
These are some tips which will help you in managing multiple web properties in a long run.