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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (4)

3
votes
2answers
1k views

wp-cli is not working properly. No response from commands

I am trying to make a copy of a live site on a test server. I installed wp-cli and wp-cli sometimes works and sometimes doesn't. When it doesn't work, it just returns nothing. Not one character of ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Add custom text color WordPress 3.9 TinyMCE 4 Visual editor

I had a code snippet which would help me to add some custom color to the visual editor text color dropdown along with the default colors. I'm pasting the snippet below. function change_mce_options( ...
2
votes
1answer
123 views

Using $wpdb Class to Pull Recent Comments Across a Network

Been looking for a clean and simple way to produce comments from across a network using the $wpdb database class. I did find this answer, which has been protected, and is four years old. I wrapped ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

3.9 breaks multisite

I just updated to 3.9 and all my sites are now the main (first) site on the network. If I go to a subsite admin page the url will say that I am on my subsite but I am actually on the admin for the ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

how to enable plugin menu on subsite of wordpress MU [closed]

My problem is I already have one MU site and I want to give my user access to enable or disable there network enable plugin. Like the default appearance menu. Please guide me
-2
votes
1answer
236 views

Trying to create site-wide Active Directory sync with Multisite

we have a multisite server running, and we've got the Active Directory Integration plugin running. It works great individually, but each time I create a new site I have to manually activate plugin and ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

How can I disable/hide certain themes in multisite?

How can I disable/hide certain themes in multisite? I only want certain themes to be used for now.
0
votes
0answers
410 views

Automatically Share Posts Across Wordpress Multisite

I've read through variations of this question, and seen a few plugin suggestions, but haven't been able to get anything to work. Basically I have a multisite network set up and working. The set up ...
6
votes
1answer
226 views

Issue with Custom Roles in Multisite

So I've been going through hell with Custom Roles. I will try to be as descriptive as possible, to highlight my issue. Before anyone mentions it - I would like to avoid using a plugin, since that, to ...
0
votes
1answer
226 views

Sample Theme Options page for Multisite - what to consider

I used Theme Options page from the Tutorial of Ian Stewart in some of my WP site, and it works just fine. What I did externally was this (closest English Tuts). All those sites were single sites. But ...
1
vote
1answer
400 views

How to store custom user data on the database?

I'm developing a WP multi-site network which have a goal of 10,000 sub blogs. The site needs to store custom data related to the user. There are additional 20 fields of data for each user. What is the ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

Wordpress multisite with same content

Trying to accomplish the following. Any help / advice is greatly appreciated. 1) I have multiple domain names (e.g., site1.com, site2.com, site3.com). 2) I need each domain to display the same ...
1
vote
1answer
313 views

How to get correct URLs in network wide menu (Multisite)?

I'm using this function to switch to my main website's navigation and display it on all sub sites in my multisite network. Ideally the links should have the following format: ...
5
votes
1answer
162 views

WordPress Multisite with multiple domains using Nginx

I'm growing grey hair here. I've tried so many things and yet I can't get a grasp on how to set this up. Found tons of guides but no one goes through all aspects, which are: A single WP Multisite ...
3
votes
1answer
551 views

Are nested subdomains possible with a subdomain multisite?

I currently have a multisite using sub domains setup, which works well so far: example.com (main site) site1.example.com site2.example.com site3.example.com The question now is whether it's ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

What is with the one month time limit for sub directory installs for multisite network?

http://codex.wordpress.org/Before_You_Create_A_Network If you scroll down to the bottom you see: You cannot choose Sub-directory Install (for a path-based network) if your existing WordPress ...
3
votes
3answers
160 views

Uploading/Deploying a Multi Site Install

So I was looking to create a multi site for a clients since the goal is to have the same branded theme on several sub domains to deal with different countries (e.g. mysite.com, usa.mysite.com, ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Removing Mutlisite lines stop DB connection

I'm trying to revert my mutlisite to a single site and following a guide it recommends removing the following /*define( 'MULTISITE', true );*/ define( 'MULTISITE', false ); define( ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

How do I move a subdirectory blog site from one wordpress multisite to another wordpress multisite

I have one WordPress multisite instance setup with subdirectories. I have a production environment of a WordPress Multisite setup exactly the same. I need to export only one site from the test ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Make different sites on multisite reference same script

I'm using multisite and want all my scripts to point to the same URL so they are optimized as well as they can be. Currently I have: http://www.site.com/news/wp-content/themes/js/bxslider.js ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Memory needed to host 200 wordpress sites?

I'm planning to use Multisite to host 200 different wordpress blog with each having their own unique subdomain. I notice each time I create a virtual host for each subdomain it'll use roughly 50mb ...
0
votes
1answer
198 views

WordPress Multisite — Have same navigation, sidebar and footer across all sites.

I've been looking around for a while now and still can't find a solution so am asking here. I have a site where anyone can sign up and create their own blog as a subdirectory of the main website. ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Wordpress stuck in deleting user

We’ve run into an issue with our WP Multisite where we cannot delete user accounts. The URL i keep getting is: http://example.com/wp-admin/network/users.php?action=dodelete It should look something ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Updating themes customized by users

Can I safely update a theme if a user has only modified it through THEMES > CUSTOMIZED? I know that a user has to clone and create a child theme if they want to edit the php/css/javascript files ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

Wordpress MU LDAP connection failures

I'm using Wordpress 3.8.1, WPMU Ldap Authentication plugin 4.0.2 (This site fixes the deprecated WordPress functions ), and Linode Hosting with Linux CentOS 6 and I'm still having problems connecting ...
2
votes
0answers
20 views

multisite: allow only specific users to update sites [duplicate]

We run a 20+site WPMU, and have ~16 super admins. Today we made a new admin and before we could even talk to her, she updated the site to 3.8, which we weren't on yet due to lots of silly ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

Acivate all themes multisite wide automatically

I have a multi-site running locally. And it annoys me that I have to activate themes individually until I can use them on the sites. I am super admin, what is the reason WordPress handles plugins ...
4
votes
1answer
768 views

Upload path/URL weirdness for the main blog of a multisite/network setup

We have a WP network (with domain mapping) that was started pre WP 3.5, so it was using ms-files.php and wp-content/blogs.dir/ to store media files. I wanted to remove ms-files.php dependency and ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

How Can I Automatically Post Wordpress Posts to 2 Domains

I am setting up a travel website on both a .com and .uk domain using wordpress. I want to be able to share the posts across two domains, i.e. publish a post on domain.com and have it appear on ...
0
votes
1answer
275 views

Problem with paging on Multisite

I am using this loop too paginate, but it doesn't work. I have tried to set $wp_query $paged as global to but it didn´t help. I got the link to previous page, but then i click on the link I get a ...
1
vote
1answer
71 views

InfiiniteWP and WP Networks (multisite)

We have two servers. One that has individual, stand-alone WP installs. The second server has an instance of WP multisite (networks). We're looking to combine these two platforms on a new, beefier VM ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Multiple domains issue

we have a wordpress site that has been blocked in some countries in Middle East. so we bought a new domain and pointed it to the same root folder. the homepage is showing with the new domain but all ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Wordpress Multisite: Have the same header and footer of main-blog on all sub-blogs

I'm trying to do the following: I have a Main-Blog and dozens of subblogs. I want all the subblogs to use the same theme (or child-theme, not sure yet) but have the same navigationitems of the ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

Primary site file uploads failing, subdirectory subsites upload fine

Pardon the cross-posting (also up at Wordpress.org): We're tearing our hair out here. We have multisite configuration working, subdirectory style. File uploads work to the subsites, but the primary ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Setting up Wordpress MU off of a subdomain

I would like to create a network using Wordpress MU, but I want to keep certain sites together by theme. For example, if I was setting up an ecommerce site, it would look like ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Wordpress multisite subdirectory redirect infinite loop issue

Any time I create a new site on my multisite install, I get an infinite loop redirect when navigating to that site's admin. I'm using the default htaccess supplied by WP for my subdirectory install. ...
1
vote
1answer
124 views

Restrict Capability of Administrator to Create, Edit and Delete Pages in Multisite

In my multisite installation, I need to restrict administrators from being able to create, edit, and delete pages. That is, I need all pages to be created/edited/deleted by superadmins while ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

What is the simplest way to disable multisite leaving one of the sites only?

I developed different versions of a wordpress site using multisite. Now I need to use only the second version out of three, that is blog_id=2 which is also pointed to a mydomain.com/dir2. What is ...
0
votes
0answers
615 views

Subdomain Wp-Admin Not Found

I enabled the MultiSite option using the instructions on the WordPress site (`mandeltech.com), and now I am trying to create a subsdomain for WooCommerce (shop.mandeltech.com`). I created the ...
0
votes
1answer
160 views

Multisite use language code as subdirectory

I installed wordpress in the subdiretory "/de" and activated multisite features. The Main-Blog has the url/path: mysite.de/de Now i want to add a second site for the english language with the ...
2
votes
0answers
700 views

Multisite: use media from one site vs. copying the same media to all language sites?

This is a business site with product images. I have a multisite installation with 3 languages in 3 directories which will later be mapped to completely separate domains by the host when it's ...
-1
votes
1answer
628 views

All links to images are broken in a subdomain multi site environment

I've just installed a fresh copy of Wordpress 3.8.1, and then enabled the network feature using sub-domains. In cPanel, I have the wildcard sub-domain pointing to the Wordpress folder, and Wordpress ...
1
vote
1answer
385 views

Multilanguage site with two domains

I want to make the same site in two languages, spanish and english. After test a pair of plugins and see which options exists looking at some technical blogs, I think the better is to make two blog ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Nginx rules for subdomain multisite install (Bedrock)

I'm trying to move an existing Bedrock based multisite instance to nginx and am having difficulty getting a set of nginx rules to mimic the original .htaccess. Bedrock places the crux of the files in ...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

Solutions to repost categories into multisite blogs?

I have done a search on this topic but was unable to find a solution to this specific question involving wordpress multisite. I currently have a wordpress network where domain.com is our main site ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

Can I use the same Folder name as a Multisite Blog?

I have a Wordpress Network site 3.8+ where one of my sites is domain.com/media/. On the root of domain.com, I am wanting to create a folder named "media" to store all uploads. Currently I have this ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Site not found using subdomains

Hello i am having a few problems setting up subdomains on my multisite install. I was hoping someone could point out any ways that i have went wrong. Thanks. My website doesnt site on the root. Its ...
0
votes
1answer
201 views

Archives for each category on WP Multisite

I'm working on a multilingual site for a client. The easiest way to do this (for free) I found was to use WordPress Multisite Language Switcher (http://lloc.de/msls). I've been working on this site ...
15
votes
1answer
472 views

How can I trust switch_to_blog()?

When I call switch_to_blog() with a blog id, I don’t know if that blog actually exists. The functions returns always TRUE. Here is my problem: switch_to_blog( PHP_INT_MAX ); $post = get_post( 1 ); ...
0
votes
1answer
171 views

Sorting Posts by Date - get_blogs_of_user_id()

I am a newbie who needs to produce a chronological list of recent posts from all sites to which a user is subscribed on a WordPress multisite network. Using the code below, I am able to produce a ...