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

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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( ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Multisite sub-directories IIS 7.5 change media/uploads location

I am running WP 3.8.1 Multisite. Sub-directories is configured. I have 10 sub-directory sites and 1 primary site. WordPress is running on a Windows 2008 R2 datacenter 64bit server with IIS 7.5. I have ...
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Wordpress multisite in subdirectory, not root, and remove base folder from url

I might be misreading but I can't find a solution to the following need: I want to install WordPress in a subfolder of my www directory, let's say www/wp. I then want to add two blogs to the multisite ...
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Multisite: How to define and limit a Custom Post Type to specific sites?

I have 2 sites on a Multisite network: A) Primary.com B) Secondary.com The primary site has a custom post type called, "primary_site_employees." I do not want the Secondary site to have access to ...
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WordPress Multisite logout conflict

I have a WordPress Multisite setup with several sub sites. I am having an issue when logging out of one of the sub sites that leaves the user logged into the main site which was the entry point or ...
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Subdomain multisite gives 404 on sub sites

I used a one click install to install wordpress and then converted it into a sub domain multisite. I have made the required changes to the wp-config and htaccess file. The main site example.com works ...
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Move Multiple WP Installs on a single domain to WP Multisite

I have a domain with 18 WP Sites installed on it - all under different directories domain.com/site1 domain.com/site2 domain.com/site3 I want to try and get all of the sites migrated to a single WP ...
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Why doesn't wpmu_new_user work from a plugin when it does from theme?

So here's a simple test function that should send an email (just want to get it working first before I work on other functionality) when a new user is created on the multisite installation. The email ...
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API for creating blogs on Multisite?

Is there some API or plugin that allows for creation of sites on a multisite install? Jetpack doesn't seem to allow it, and the xml rpc doesn't seem to support multisite. Is there something I can use ...
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Renaming admin user on multisite install by MySQL

As part of a general tightening of security, I want to change the name of the admin user on my multisite install to something less commonly used. This user is admin on all five sites in the network ...
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Removing “Sub-menus” from My Sites Drop-down in Admin Bar

How does one remove the "sub-menu" that appears to the right of each site listed in the My Sites drop down from the admin bar? That is, I want to have a list of My Sites without the Dashboard/New ...
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Custom table naming/access convention for multisite: $table_prefix vs base_prefix or other?

After WP3.8.1 upgraded, two plugins I made for my networks both stopped working. Each runs on a separate multisite install. I posted the error report on the Wordpress form: ...
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SEO implications of assigning a new domain to a multisite subdomain

I run Wordpress in Network mode (subdomain), and I have built up a good page rank for one of my subdomain sites. If I register a proper domain name for my network subdomain site, and use the domain ...
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Widget not displaying in WMPU sites

I'm modifying a theme for a WPMU install, and I've hit a wall. In order to display a text widget in a specified area, I'm using: $args = array( 'before_widget' => '<ul ...
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Multisite, domain mapping and SSL?

I have been doing alot of research and everything on the subject seems to be one of areas where everyone is finding some sort of different solution. I am setting up a network something like ...
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Updated to version 3.8 and Admin pages are very slow. How to diagnose problem? [closed]

I manage a large multi site Wordpress installation with about 300 hundred users and blogs. The server is blocked from making internet requests, so I have defined a proxy service in wp-config.php ( ...
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Selectively update themes in WordPress multisite

I have been running a WordPress multisite installation for a few years, and every time WordPress releases an update (from x.y.z to x.y or x.y.z to x.y.z) there is always a chance that one of the ...
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How can I add custom meta on signup page and pass along to be used after blog activation?

I am trying to customize a signup process for our MultiSite Network I need to be able to assign levels based on a choice at signup. My thought is to add a field (hidden or otherwise) that holds the ...
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Wordpress Multisite - Create Default Post and New Category On New Site Install

I've looked around quite a bit, but couldn't find help with creating a new, initial blog post and new category (or renaming the default category) once a new sub-domain has been installed. I've added ...
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MU/Subdomains + Domain Mapping + SSL?

I use a wordpress multisite (subdomain setup + MU Domain Mapping). mainsite.com sub1.mainsite.com = sub1.net sub2.mainsite.com = sub2.net sub3.mainsite.com = sub3.com I want to use the ssl in one ...
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Multisite install on subdomain w/ subdomains change siteURL

I have a multisite installed on a subdomain and I am trying to make the process of duplicating sites more straight forward. Currently when it is duplicated you must delve into the settings to manually ...
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How to split existing blog into Wordpress Multisites without breaking links?

I am going to split an existing Wordpress blog with a lot of posts in different languages into multisites which get all posts of one language each. The multisites will be available under different ...
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Make uploads live outside of the WP folder

I'm working on a template that basically sets up WP in the following manner: / /wp /content/plugins /content/themes /media Using the /media folder to store and serve uploads on single-site ...
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How to create multisite roles with predefined themes

I am using the multisite feature to allow users to have there own mini-blog within the main install. I have managed to get the register user/site page working, but I was wondering if there is a way ...
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Can I safely remove banned names from WordPress?

The banned names list for permalinks appears to be an editable list. Can I remove any of these names? My particular question pertains to "blog." I would like to use is as a name for a network / ...
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Multisite install w/ Sub domains on a subdomain

I have a Wordpress installation which I have installed on a subdomain login.mysite.com. I would like to create additional sites that use the same application on feed.mysite.com, but technically this ...
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Change the “main site” on a wordpress multisite installation

I'm trying to install the Wordpress installer so I can import a lot of data from my local development machine onto a site. WordPress This importer is not installed. Please install importers ...
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How to change the database prefix in multisite (WPMU) install

I am starting to implement security features on a client's website and so I would like to change the WP database prefix. However, the website is a multisite installation (WPMU) and so changing the ...
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WordPress Mulitisite - Unable to create directory

On one of my multisites I get the following error message when trying to upload any media: "Unable to create directory http://www.domain.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/18/files/2013/08. Is its parent ...
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Wordpress multisite install on two subdomains, each belonging to a separate domain

I would like to do a WordPress Multisite install on two subdomains. I can't use the main domains as they both have other sites running on them. But when these two are done they will need to be ...
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Conditional Image Sizes for Use via Theme Customizer Upload Only

I'm looking for a way to add image sizes that are only generated by uploads happening in the Theme Customizer, any suggestions or direction on how this could be done? I've already worked with the ...
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How to write RewriteRule for login in multisite

In my wp multisite mysite.com, I want any login request to be sent to my custom login page at mysite.com/login. I found this rewrite rule: RewriteRule ^(.*)/login/$ http://mysite.com/login/ [L] It ...
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network site domain mapping still applied after being removed

I have a sub-domain network installation on www.example.com One of the sites is rabbit.example.com This site used to have a domain mapping to www.rabbit.com. I removed this mapping. However, ...
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Multi-Site Subfolder User Permission Issue

Currently I have a header file checking to see if users are logged in, and then a "landing" page which allows them to view all the sites they have access to within my multisite network. This ...
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Set static page as default front page on newly created sites in multisite

How to set a Static page (example Sample Page with every WordPress install) as default fron page for every newly created site on multisite network. I mean when a new user creates a site on my ...
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display custom field from inner blog in the main homepage of wordpress multisite

I'm using wordpress MU network and I have the main site and all the inner blogs. as people may know it is very hard in wordpress MU to make "relationship" between the main site and the inner blogs. ...
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Multiple Buddypress multisite networks: same but different [closed]

I am setting up a wp installation running several multisite networks, the buddypress pages are situated on the network site of each network. What I want to accomplish now is to tailor the feed of each ...
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NextGEN Gallery: Use the same galleries on 2 or more sites on WP network (multisite)? [closed]

I have a wordpress network with 4 sites and i use NextGEN Gallery V1.9.13. On the 2 sites (first and second on network) i use the same galleries. It is a bit waste of hosting space if I need to ...
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Question regarding WP multisite feature

Hi I am developing a networking website using wp multisite feature. The website will have three different sites. buystuff.abc.com sellstuff.abc.com rentstuff.abc.com Now if "X" person register on ...
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Multisite Subdomain Redirect Mask

I've seen many questions and answers regarding this subject, yet I can't seem to get this to work. Here is my setup. I have my main domain: www.example.com On that domain, I've installed WP ...
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Google Apps SMTP for WP MultiSite?

How can you force WordPress MultiSite to send all emails via a Google Apps SMTP server? I have attempted to use Easy WP SMPTP, however that does not work exactly as I'd hoped, not to mention it fails ...
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WordPress Multi Site strange redirect on MAIN site

I am using a plugin which allows for multiple TLD's with WordPress multi-site. (WordPress MU Domain Mapping) No idea if this is a conflicting issue or not. Doubtfut, but thought I would throw it out ...