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

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Customizing wp-activate.php

Does anyone know how I can customise wp-activate.php? It wraps the content in <div id="content" class="widecolumn">, however in my theme the main wrapper is <div id="main"> Presumably, I ...
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Working with Reverse Proxies and Multisite Installation

We have a wordpress multi site, the main site has a URL similar to mainsite.com Each of the sub sites have a URL such as subdomain1.mainsite.com, subdomain2.mainsite.com etc Each of the sub sites we ...
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Add additional Network constants to wp-config.php dynamically

When starting with a fresh Network install, the first step is a single site install that has one additional line in the wp-config.php file: define( 'WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true ); After that we have ...
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Get upload URL by blog ID in multisite

The essence of the question is, I'm looking for a solution like this: $blog_upload_dir_info = wp_upload_dir( $date, $blog_ID ); $blog_upload_url = $blog_upload_dir_info[ 'baseurl' ]; Where ...
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Multisite Domain Mapping with SSL

I've done some searching but couldn't find this issue elsewhere, apologies if this has already been discussed elsewhere. I've set up a Multisite install; and am trying to set up domain mapping for ...
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Multisite database upgrade SSL error

I have upgraded my Multisite setup WordPress to 3.6.1. And after that, when I do Network Upgrade > Database Upgrade it's showing: Warning! Problem updating http://www.example.com/site1. Your ...
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How to use alias domain for multisite installation?

Is it possible to use alias-domain for multisite installation? I have tried domain-mapping plugin and Multi Domains plugin for WordPress, but this does not solve this problem. Example: I have ...
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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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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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Changing Multisite themes on mass

I want to start a new theme for my Multsite install instead of simply modifying the current theme. The problem is I have a lot of sites running on Multsite so it would be a little painful to change ...
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WordPress Multisite Wildcard Subdomains on Plesk

I've followed the instructions here on how to configure wildcard subdomains for my multisite setup on Plesk but can't quite get it to work. Everything functions as it should in the backend: I can ...
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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 to add field for new site-wide option on Network Settings screen?

I'm working on a plugin, and part of it involves setting an option value that applies to all sites in a WordPress network. I know about the add_site_option and get_site_option functions that let you ...
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3 blogs on one site with the same header menu?

Person X has default SITE with an integral blog. Person X also has SITE 2 with Blog 2 and also SITE 3 with Blog 3. Is it possible to have on the DEFAULT SITE HEADER MENU something like this: HOME ...
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WordPress Multisite and S2Member - How to add new users to all blogs?

We have WordPress setup to run as Multisite and are using the S2Member plugin. We are also using a modified version of the 'Multisite User Management' plugin. The Multisite User Management has a ...
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A search box for all sites - Multisite

I have setup a few websites with Multisite. I have different topics in my website. Therefore, i have created topic1.mysite.com, topic2.mysite.com, topic3.mysite.com Let me explain how the look i want ...
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I'm trying to create security question field for my login page

For the last 2 hours I've trying to create a mu plugin that requires the user to answer a question first, so he can login in the website. It is "What is the name of the white horse of Napoleon?", so ...
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How to tell if a plugin is multisite compatible?

As a WordPress admin newbie, I just went through my first non-automatic WordPress upgrade. I upgraded five different WordPress installs from 4.1.3 to 4.2. They all refer to different web sites ...
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What is the correct way to map multiple domains in a WordPress 4.1 multisite install?

I'm aware of this question and others but have not found a definitive answer to how a domain should be set up with multisite so that www and non-www variants behave correctly. I believe I have ...
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get_current_blog_id returns 1 in multisite setting

I am encountering rather a weirdo situation here. I am currently on a multisite and created a site. This site has a blog id of 3. However, whenever I call get_current_blog_id() it returns 1 (which is ...
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Shared table across network

Im currently creating a plugin that will read an xml file and import the data into 4 tables on a wordpress multisite. the tables are rather large, with ALOT of columns, so the post table is not ...
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Can't add user to blog on registration (Multisite)

I'm trying to add a users to a specific blog with a role chosen by the user at registration. I'm able to add the desired role to meta with this: add_filter( 'add_signup_meta', 'add_register_meta' ...
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Multisite new users get activation and credential email at the same time

I've been working on adding an extra field to the registration process in multisite, and it's working for the most part, but I've noticed that users are being activated automatically, before them ...
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Access Restricting Multi site while giving plugin and theme editing option

In a multisite environment, if site admins can add their own themes and plugins, they can also see other site files. Is it possible to restrict such access? I do not want one site admin to see options ...
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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 ...
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Best way to assign role to user across entire multisite?

We have a content editor role that allows only editing pages/posts, but this user should be able to edit posts/pages on ANY site in the network. The problem is that these users don't have a role on ...
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Assign user to blog and role on signup (Multisite)

This is the code I have, but I think I may be using the wrong hook, or perhaps it has to do with the whole activation mechanism, but it's not actually doing it. The role picker does show up, but after ...
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Multilingual multisite > customisable footer across different sites with widgets?

I'd like to keep the structure of the footer similar across all sites using the same Theme. However, each site would need different content in their footer. Here's a concrete example - for Site A: ...
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Unique post-id for Wordpress Multisite Network

As the title says, is there any way to make sure that posts from subdomains, in a Multisite Network, can use different ids? The reason for this, is because I'm using WP Favorite Posts plugin, and ...
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Which is the recommended method to transfer a wordpress site to wordpress Multisite?

I want to create a wordpress site on my local server and then trasfer it into another server that runs a wordpress multisite installation. Which way is safer to follow: a) install a wordpress single ...
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DB connection error after copying a WordPress Multisite instance to a second location

Here's my setup. I have a Multisite instance running at http://example.com, and I want to do development and staging. Moving an existing Multisite instance of WP onto localhost is a nightmare, so I'm ...
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Error establishing a database connection - Multi-site with subsite don't exisit [duplicate]

I have a multi site setup to which I have placed define( 'NOBLOGREDIRECT', 'http://www.example.com' ); In the wp-config.php file However when I visit a site which dose not exist (e.g. ...
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Multisite > Edit Site > Themes - what are these themes?

I'm looking at the Dashboard of a specific site in a Multisite setup using WordPress 4.0.1. If I go to Edit Site (by mousing over the Home icon at the top) the Info tab gives some information about ...
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Multisite - change path of current site

I've got a multisite with a site that has a path /sites/A. I'd like to host it as follows /sites/department/A. However when I change the Path under Sites > Info to /sites/department/A (and tick the ...
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How to Structure a Wordpress Installation for a Theme Developer Site?

I want to start developing premium themes for Wordpress. I have seen just about every theme developer site allow you to view demos of their themes. So my question is... What is the best way to set ...
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Multisite infinite redirect loop

I cannot login to dashboard after installing multisite - I have infinite redirect loop to login page. Here is what I have added to wp-config /* Multisite */ define( 'WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true ); ...
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Paginate Multisite Attachment WP_Query

I am working on a multisite blog network where I need to display x post per page and navigation at the of the bottom list. My code will not display a pagination at the bottom and displays x post per ...
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How do I share categories across selected sites in a Multisite setup

I've got a Multisite network that looks something like this: Site A Site B Site C Site D Site E and have a set of Categories like this: Category A Category B Category C Category D Category E ...
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Is it possible to add the user avatar & name in the header?

I have a WordPress multisite and setting it up for a specific use. I have setup my WordPress multisite so when a user registers, that user can only create one site and that user is the only ...
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wordpress multisite with multi domain on single wordpress instance

I have a language specific multiple website on a single wordpress instance this is working fine now i want to run same wordpress instance even same database on two different domains. For eg. i have ...
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Multisite vs Plugins for page load times

I have a community news site with many newsfeeds, images, and page load time is an issue. Would it be better for page speed if I was to have less plugins on the main site, and enable multisite with ...
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Domain Mapping a path-based multisite

Using WordPress 4.1.1 and WordPress MU Domain Mapping 0.5.5.1 plugin on a LAMP server. We have a multisite installation with the main site at www.example.com and language specific sites at ...
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Different back-end colour scheme for the different sites of a multisite

Is it possible to have a different back-end colour scheme selected for the different sites of a multisite? i.e. "Sunrise" for Site A and "Midnight" for Site B If it's not possible for the user to ...
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multisite 404 error for subdirectory

I am attempting to create a multisite as a subdirectory and I have followed the network instructions to the 'T'. The multisite seems to be set up correctly, the .htaccess and wp-config.php files seem ...
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How to run WP Cron the right way?

I have WordPress Multisite with several sites. I set up DISABLE_WP_CRON to true in my wp-config.php. How to run wp-cron.php the right way? If we set up cron task with wget or curl we have 30 sec ...
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Should I use MultiSite for a subdomain based wp site?

I know the question is asked alot of times, but what I am trying to create is a network under the same site. example.com a.example.com b.example.com a.b.example.com and it goes on. With example.com ...
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Changed sub-site path and now 404

I was running a multi-site on www.madeinindia.club i have made a sub-site with www.madeinindia.club/work-space and now i changed the path to www.madeinindia.club/karmabhoomi but it is not accessible ...
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Multisite and Page speed question

I have been building a community news site, that pulls in newsfeeds from everywhere. There is a classifieds, events, business directory, local deals, shopping, birth announcements, etc. My page load ...
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share login/logout sessions across two installs?

I'm having some issues sharing the user sessions across two installs. (a) site on http://stolenmx.com (b) site on http://arcade.stolenmx.com I have installed B in the same database as A and I have ...
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User registration problem on multisites web

I'm using a multisite setting in my website. Where I had install WP on something.web.com where I have some content, menu, plugins atd. I set network admin with Domain Mapping and I have second domain ...