Running multiple sites with one installation and one central management. Also known as network and WPMU.

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Converting a theme to a child theme in a network

I'm converting a few themes to children of another theme. I want the themes to have the same name as before, and I'd like the change to be transparent to the users of my blog network. When I replace ...
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How to manage multiple domain with different languages on each domain with single wordpress installation?

I need to manage multiple domain with different content on each domain. For each domain I need to manage content in different languages. I found we can use WordPress MU Domain Mapping to manage ...
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WordPress Multisite Dilemma!

We are running our main domain as a WordPress install from past 3 years and were adding sub-domains as seperate WordPress installs. With the time, we thought that it would be a better idea to have our ...
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Members area with externally-managed htaccess / htpasswd authentication?

I am looking at the feasibility of converting a client's site from countless hand-built web pages to a WordPress installation. The challenge is that we have a free area and a members-only area. The ...
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Multisite development environment

I have a domain-based multisite with domain mapping. Until now I've been developing locally with my hosts file setup to handle all sites through localhost a flag in my wp-config.php, indicating ...
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Retrieving data from specific multisite blog

I have a custom-built website which pulls data from WordPress. I've included wp-blog-header.php in my page and it is all set, I can get my posts, featured image, titles, anything I want, wherever I ...
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Uninstall script for a plugin in Multisite

I've just realized that the traditional uninstall.php file along a plugin is not working in Multisite. if ( !defined( 'WP_UNINSTALL_PLUGIN' ) ) exit(); delete_option( 'plugin_option_name' ); ...
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Where are available Roles Defined in the wp_ database?

I got on the list to test a private beta of a plugin I'm using on a multisite network. The plugin authors have code in there to add a custom role. They have a bug that removes the ability to give a ...
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Common login for websites belonging in different networks

Is there a tool to connect the databases of 2 sites sitting on separate networks with one login allowing them to share a common user base? I have searched around, but I unable to find a clear answer ...
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WP MU: Using pages from main site in other sites’ menus

Is it possible to use pages created on the main site in other sites’ menus? For example it would be excellent if all pages from the main page not only appear in the Custom menu section of the main ...
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How to structure Multisite sites into categories?

When using WordPress Multisite with many sites, it would be nice to store them into categories. Site categories that is, not post categories. Maybe there is a way to use some kind of site meta / ...
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Multisite blog converting categories to subdomains

Having http://site.com/category/xyz = http://xyz.site.com/ I would like to move the content from each category to its equivalent subdomain blog, so that when I will access http://site.com/new-post/, ...
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Changing subdir multisite install to subdir core directory structure

Now that WordPress 3.5 is supposed to work with core files in subdirectory, I decided to move my local development setup (subdirectory multisite) to that configuration. Fast forward and what I have ...
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How can I fix this code [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stackoverflow type of badge plugin giving warnings in Wordpress 3.5 I'm getting an error on my site that says: Warning: Missing argument 2 for wpdb::prepare(), called ...
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“Upgrade Network” error: stuck with SSL certificate verification

When trying to update one Network/MU install, I got the following error. Warning! Problem updating https://subdomain-A.example.com. Your server may not be able to connect to sites running on it. ...
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How to check if image is already stored in a site's post database? (network)

I currently have configured Wordpress so that a post can be copied to other sites within a Wordpress network. However, a post may be broadcast more than once, and I want to check if the image is ...
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Custom PHP-coding in MU installs

I have a WPMU install with a couple of sites on it. I'd like to add some subdirectories that are not wordpress blog pages but do contain working PHP code. They do not use any of wordpress's ...
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Multisite configuration fails with css/js files

I have installed Wordpress using multisite + path (as opposed to subdomain). Seems to work, except JS/CSS files are not loaded. my conf: <Directory "/var/www/pages"> Options All ...
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On Multisite: Loop to Show First Four Images of Recent Posts Across Network

I would like to display the first four images from posts across a WordPress network. In Otto's image gallery tutorial he recommended using the following to get images from recent posts. Query ...
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Get image paths from RSS feeds

I'm displaying the content from one wordpress blog page on my server onto a different wordpress blog on the same server. Apparently the only way is through RSS feed. The images don't show up. I ...
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Issue with Multisite and SSL

I have a multisite with subdirectories and an SSL. I cjanged the options tables for the main site and one subsite, but the ssl is only registering for the main site. I even checked the "Update siteurl ...
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Cannot see dropdown shortcut to site dashboard in WordPress network why?

As per title and following screenshot
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WPMU on MySQL limited to 1GB of space?

My MySQL databases are limited to 1024MB per 1 database but WPMU websites need to exceed that... Is there any way to make WPMU go and use database_2 when database_1 is already close to 1024MB? I can ...
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Turn off ms-files.php after network setup

I have a multisite that was setup on WordPress 3.4. That means that uploads for sub-sites are stored in wp-content/blogs.dir/{blog_id}/files and are served through ms-files.php. In WordPress 3.5, ...
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How can I install WordPress as blog provider , stable?

can I make a Blog Provider like Wordpress.com? Which features and Plugin exist in wordperss.com but we cant have them in our clone site of WordPress free source?
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Using same directory for storing all uploaded images on a Wordpress network

I currently use a Wordpress network in order to run a number of sites, which all use the same template, plugins and images. As posts appear on a multiple sites, it makes sense to only upload images to ...
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HTTP Error when uploading images over specific dimensions

Hello I have a reseller account with one wp 3.5 multisite on a shared hosting. Suddenly I can't upload photos after some random dimensions(It uploads the small sized ones just fine, but it has ...
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Moving a WP Multisite to a subdirectory

Firstly, I've read a number of posts on this process. However, for various reasons, the process remains difficult to implement or troubleshoot for lack of even abstracted examples, or maybe too ...
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Error 404 on Network Admin and others

I have a multisite fresh install in my domain. Subfolder setup. Network Admin on the upper right menu has this link http://example.com/wp-admin/network/ and returns a 404 error. Other links like 'Add ...
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Using one media library for a multisite network with Wordpress 3.5 media library

I'm currently looking to modify Wordpress so that it always uses the primary site for images. I am achieving this using: function use_main_blog_library() { echo "<script>alert('is ...
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multisite: use a virtual subfolder for subblogs

For our school, we use a wordpress network. The main domain gives access to general information and sub-sites are specific projects managed by students. I would like that all sub-sites have their url ...
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WPMU - How to echo only one URL

I have this code that I am using on a site to check if the current user has a blog on the our wp network and as of now it is echoing the URL for both the main site and their blog. I would like to ...
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Which asset URLs are acceptable in a “vanilla” MU install?

Wordpress appears to let content be addressed by many URIs in an MU install. For example: example.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/5/files/picture.jpg example.com/bob/files/picture.jpg ...
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Hierarchy in multisite

I'm looking into building a multi site (sort of like blog portal) but with a hierarchy. So there's a mother organization (with own content) with different "chapters" (say 10, each with own content) ...
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Old Website Address Still Showing

I had 'theshortfilm.co" before changing to my current url 'welovefilm.co'. I changed my address 6 months back, everything went fine. But now when I activated my networks, I get my old url in the code. ...
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WP doesn't remove uploads from folder when removed from “Media Library”?

I'm wondering why WordPress doesn't remove uploads from folder when removed from "Media Library"? I set limit to 5mb on WPMU but even if user removes everything from "Media Library" he can't upload ...
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Prevent network activation of plugin

I have a plugin that currently doesn't support network activation. The best fix for this of course is to fix it :) which I plan to do. However I wonder if there is a temporary solution I can use to ...
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Site 'Categories': save an admin global setting with post metadata [closed]

In WPMU, we are using Site Categories (with Sitewide Tags), but for the life of me I can't see how the category of the sub-site (say, departments in a school) to which each blog belongs ends up in the ...
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Category page doesn't use category.php, instead it redirects to homepage

I am currently modifying a theme. This theme doesn't had a category.php I needed a custom category page. So, I made one. It works on my local server, but when I uploaded it to a real server, this page ...
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making a few sites in wordpress

I have just started to build in Wordpress, and my question is how can I build a few website in WP? After I purchase domains, do I need to install the program every time I want to create a new site?
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how to make a wplang for network fill automatically

I made a new network in my website its default language was ar when I add a new website it does not fill it WPLANG automatically, I made it manually but how to make it fill automatically.
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Create site programmatically for WPMU

My customer has a site, which has WP blog + vBulletin forum. Now he wants to allow vb users to have their own blog, by modifying current WP blog to WPMU network. So I want to create a button, which ...
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WordPress Multisite: Automatically run importer upon creating new site

Is it possible to automatically run the WP Importer when creating a new site in WordPress Multisite? I think this would need to be a function that runs when wpmu_new_blog is called but can't find ...
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Getting recent posts from all blogs on mother blog - multisite

I want to get the recent comments on all posts in a multisite network, and I want to display these ceomments in a sidebar on the multisites "mother" blog. To complicate: All blogs are forced to post ...
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How to use same email for multiple users

I have a very big multisite. And I got a request to enable option that multiple users can use the same email. I found a plugin "Allow Multiple Accounts" which doesn't work properly. I should figure ...
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Subsite theme mystery man replacement with Buddypress on main site

I have a multi-site install with buddypress on the main site. In the buddypress theme I've been able to override the default 'mystery-man' avatar using my custom buddypress theme. I simply have an ...
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Using Multisite with a CDN?

I'm running Wordpress Multisite hosted with Bluehost, and only have 5 low volume sites. My site load time has been awful recently, so I've used Lazy Load, DB optimization, Smush.it, and Quick Cache to ...
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How do I park secure.primary.com on top of the multisite ID:1 domain: www.primary.com (primary multisite domain)

We have a multisite setup, the primary domain needs to have www.primary.net, and secure.primary.net mapped in wordpress so the primary site's content loads on both. The problem we are facing is ...
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why there is a large file named core in wpmu's directory?

why the file named core is here? can i delete it? ls -lh total 37M -rw-rw-r-- 1 hugemeow pg 16 2012-03-04 04:22 a.php -rw------- 1 hugemeow pg 30M 2012-10-16 10:41 core // this is the large ...
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Multisite setup on IIS with subdomains

I have Wordpress 3.4.2 set up on a Windows 2008 R2 server with IIS 7.5. I enabled multisite using subdomains and set up one additional site, call it child.example.com. I can browse to the main site at ...