We would like to incorporate a WordPress site into our PHPMotion app as an additional Blog function.
Found a few mods for this purpose like these:
Couple of questions and scenarios.
I assume that if it is important for the blog to appear seamlessly integrated into the PHPMotion site, then the WordPress theme may need to be manually tweaked to accomplish that. Understandable.
However, it seems that integrating them could be as simple as placing a link in the PHPMotion menu to the WordPress site. Right? In scenario 1, each installation could reside on different servers. Which could even be beneficial as the PHPMotion server could be tweaked for its video and media centric purposes and the WordPress server could be tweaked for its purposes.
In Scenario 1 a subdomain could be configured at the PHPMotion domain and redirected to the WordPress Multisite installation using domain mapping. In our case the PHPMotion site is
http://www.soobahkdoinstitute.com and we could create http://www.blog.soobahkdoinstitute.com and point it to a Multisite installation, then just add a link in the main menu of the PHPMotion site and users clicking on it would see blog.soobahkdoinstitute.com in their browsers, so only the design differences between PHPMotion and the WordPress theme would be evident to them. Right?
Question 1: This seems like a much simpler integration solution than the approaches described in the links above or am I missing something?
We already have a very similar scenario in place employing a 3rd Party affiliate management solution and they just roughly mimiced our site header and navigation when users click to http://www.affiliates.soobahkdoinstitute.com (We directed this subdomain to their server IP)
Question 2: What are the SEO implications of this integration strategy?
Suggestions, recommendations, caveats, watch out fors?