Kentico CMS allows you to manage multiple sites in a single installation. The database contains data for all websites and the websites are managed using a single administration interface (single copy of code). The following figure shows the multi-site configuration where one database and one copy of CMS code are used for multiple websites.
When you use multi-site configuration, you can share:
|•||global settings and system tables|
This feature is useful if you need to create multiple websites for a single company and share users/documents/settings between them.
When to choose separate installations
There are situations in which we recommend running separate instances of Kentico CMS for every website: