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

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How to migrate Wordpress Blogs into Multisite without using the GUI-Import/Export Feature

I'd like to migrate some quite huge Wordpress-Blogs into one Multisite Installation. The Export-Wizard and the Import Wizard are bound to PHP-Limits (Memory, Execution-Time) and so the Export and ...
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Creating a Post form outside of the Admin

I am merging Wordpress into a existing system and require our users to be able to make posts to a multi-site WP install. I have a database table that will link our own member to specific blog IDs and ...
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Multisite - sub-subfolders for certain blogs

Consolidating several blogs into a single multisite instance - we have 2 sets of blogs - active and archived. What's the best way of adding /archive/ to the URLs of the archived blogs? So, as an ...
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How can I make some themes usable only by admins?

I want to restrict certain themes so they can only be usable by the an admin. If I network a theme then everyone has access to it. How can I do this?
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How to get blog name, when using Wordpress Multisite

I have a wordpress multisite installtion with 5 sites within, the multisite is called Lifestyle Homes Cars Architecture Holidays Communities I am trying to get the blog name, for each blog when ...
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Split a database will improve performance?

Hi to all I'm running a Wordpress MS installation and I would like to move a couple of heavy "sub" blogs on a different DB, will it encrease my performances? Actually I'm on a dedicated server with ...
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Error getting correct blog_id on MU from functions.php

I have script in my functions.php that seeks to locate the media directory of the site in which the theme is installed. This is pretty simple unless the site is an MU site. In that case, the media ...
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How do I create a multi site network?

I'm wondering how to do make a multi-site network with wordpress. The best example I have is the cheezburger network.
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Shared User Tables on 2 WordPress Sites; “Main” Site and “Discuss” using P2?

Hoping to benefit from the experience of others. This question is really multiple potential questions so I'm hoping someone can steer me to the best solution to keep me from all the trial and error. ...
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Plugin to list active plugins across networked sites

I guess the title of this question is not clear. I'm asking for a plugin, which only superadmins can use, that shows which (or, at least, how many) blogs use each plugin installed on the network. ...
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Grandchild themes and optimal network architecture

I'm trying to create a versatile Wordpress network . In order to speed up development, I imagine I'll need to channel projects to different themes at an early stage. At the core of my network ...
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Why are images not displaying?

Server: IIS 6 WordPress version 3.1.1 Multisite using SubFolders I'm able to upload images to the server, but thumbnails and full size images do not display. If I try to edit the image, the preview ...
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wordpress multisite… collect all posts on main blog - exclude category?

hey guys, I'm using the sitewide tags Multisite plugin on my wordpress setup. I'm collecting all blogposts of multiple subblogs on my mainblog. Any idea how I could manage to exclude a certain ...
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How to run a test WordpressMu to Wordpress3 update?

Currently I am running a wordpress MU site with ~100 blogs. It's Wordpress MU version 2.8.x Because it was so heavily used, I was asked not to update to Wordpress 3 right away. The users are ...
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How can I have multiple URLs pointing to single WordPress installation?

Here's my scenario: I have three specific jobs sites: LAMPJobsLA.com, MobileJobsLA.com, SocialMediaJobsLA.com I'd like to run them under on "master site": TechJobsLA.com but keep the URLs intact ...
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Where is the robots.txt stored for a WordPress Multisite install?

Google Webmaster Tools can see it, but I can't find it. Any idea on how it's generated or where it is the file structure? I don't see the file in my root. My website is at http://mikewills.me and the ...
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Create new network instance, import old single installs AND keep the urls?

I've two wordpress installs at example.com/blog example.com/otherblog What I want to do is install WP at the root, and have a network, but maintain the URLs. I'm confident I can install WP, and ...
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Plugin for editing options on multisite?

does anyone know of a plugin for mass editing of settings on a multisite installation? Something like Plugin Commander for Settings?
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creating a dynamic menu in wordpress

I'm trying to use the dynamic menu of wordpress! So I try to create an dropdown based on category, my question is... I need to block the first (title/category name) for being access .... right now it ...
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Multisite - how to remove the root '/' site?

I want to install WP in 3 languages: en, ro, ru mysite.com/en mysite.com/ro mysite.com/ru I was not sure, but installed WP in the root folder. Now I need to redirect visitors to default language. ...
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WordPress multisite installation broke menu links

I am using the Thesis theme with my WordPress multisite installation. I also changed the permalink settings from the Super Admin settings to remove /blog/ from the path. But now my menu links are ...
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Will WP work on a multi-server environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Load Balanced WP with single server admin access I am planning to install wordpress in a multi-server environment. 2 load balancers/front end servers with a database ...
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How to show last post of each website of a MU wordpress in HomePage

actually I'm running a wordpress MU website and each website has its own "life" but now I would like to show last X posts of each blog of my network on the homepage. I know how to do it using Feeds ...
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Multi-site: removing /blog from posts

I'm deploying a multi-site network, using subfolders. I've found on the main site the permalinks for news posts can only be placed like so: /blog/%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/ I understand that ...
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How to remove Broken Link Checker widget from admin menu

I'm trying to clean up the Admin Dashboard widgets so that only the administrator level users can see the various meta boxes, but no matter what i've tried the Broken Link Checker widget will not go ...
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Editing theme files and access to the Code pages only to super-admin?

When I deal with Multisite installation.Some themes like mystique and aparatus provide the widget areas with in the theme-settings page to enter Advertising codes in the form of HTML or java script ...
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Depth > 2 possible with multisite?

Is there anyway to create blogs with 2 depths using multisite? I want to have an installation in root and blogs with 2 depths. Something like: / - WP installation: root aggregate /foo - ...
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Querying posts from multiple sites in a network?

I realize there have been a few questions which dance around the solution I am after but I believe I am looking for something specific. This is actually a two part question: 1) My goal is to have ...
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Posts wont expire

I am having some trouble with scheduling posts to automatically expire (either by deleting or going to draft), every plugin I have tried does nothing and when it reaches the scheduled time nothing ...
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What Plugin Do You Use to Turn WordPress based site to A Blog Aggregator

I mean that if I want to publish news feeds ,blog updates like bloglines and techmeme . I and my users should have possibility to add RSS entries and the feeds should be published . For now I am ...
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Multiple Wordpress Blogs on one host, using 1 WordPress installation, using multiple templates

Hay, I was wondering if this is possible. I have a company called dotty. The domain for this company is dotty.com. However, my company has many subcompanies (company_1, company_2). Is it possible ...
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What is the best practice to get a site from local to online?

I develop my sites on a local xamp setup. When I´m done I need to get the site to my customer´s domain. Can I use vault press or backupbuddy for this, or is there a better process ?
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Global navigation in multisite: problem with categories

Setup: WordPress v 3.0.4, multisite network enabled, Theme: Twentyten child, local installation with MAMP 1.9.4, PHP 5.3.2, using SUBFOLDERS (not subdomains) for 4 sub sites Problem: Same global ...
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WordPress Multisite domain mapping with different IPs

Hey there, I have 5 different sites with 5 different IP's on cyberwurx shared account. How can I install wordpress multisite and use the domain mapping plugin and also keep my sites on different IP's? ...
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Create a network of sites

I understand that WP3 integrated MU-WP inside the core, so now is "pretty easy" create a network of sites. However, I have some questions about this, because at my work we want to create a network, ...
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Multisite wide post type?

Is it possible to have a multisite wide post type without duplicating the posts? That is a post type that is the same no matter what blog you are on? Theoretical example: StackExchange has many ...
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Is there a way to separate a site inside a network (multisite) into its own wp site?

If there is a network (multisite installation) with 10 sites inside. Is there a clean way to separate that site to its own site in a different server? How?
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WordPress MS wp-admin/includes/post.php error with shortcode generator

I'm having a serious issue with Wordpress 3.1 with Multi Site enabled and my themes custom shortcode generator. For some reason, I'm getting the following error whenever I create a new ...
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Fresh Multisite Install - Can't Log In

I just installed a fresh copy of 3.0.4, went through the steps to create a multisite and everything looked good. Then, I attempted to sign in to one of the newly created Sites and the login page ...
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migrate a MU sub blog to a single install

I would like to convert one of my WordPress multisite blogs back to a single install on another server. it's not the main site but one of the subdomains. Is this possible?
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What is difference between blog id and site id?

The going through the mu functions source I come across references to two different ids for sub-blogs - site id and blog ids. In what context is each used?
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how could I have a user signing up for a blog, be assigned to that blog only

We have a WPMU instance: http://my.blogs.com/blog1 http://my.blogs.com/blog2 Now, blog1 is closed to used registration, while blog2 us open to users registering and posting. now, how do I get to ...
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WordPress Multi Site Best Practice

This question is mainly to get some clarification on best practice for setting up a WordPress Multi-Site. As I have not done this before. I have outlined the scenario below. All help is greatly ...
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Aggregate Summaries of Posts of Different Blogs in Multisite Instance

I have a Multisite Wordpress installation with 7 different blogs. I want to show an aggregate of the summaries of posts from those 7 blogs in the main blog. Do you know a good way to do this?
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W3 Total Cache Plugin with WP 3 MultiUser

I'm having some strange behavior with my W3 Total Cache solution working on my multi-user Wordpress 3 installation. The multi-user is setup to use sub directories, and I'm using all types of caching ...
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How can I resolve a .htaccess internal server error setting up a WordPress multisite?

I am stuck in .htaccess file creation for multisite. I am getting an error in page now internal error 500 and when i checked my log in apache it says C:/www/vhosts/localhost/wordpress3/.htaccess: ...
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Error Message from W3 Total Cache when .htaccess Rules Cannot Be Modified?

I have just installed the Plugin " W3 Total Cache " .I have enabled permalinks too. Then it is showing a message Browser Cache feature is not operational. Your .htaccess rules could not be ...
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Permalinks not working using wordPress Networking with custom post types

Hay All, I've setup a WordPress network and have a couple of websites. Within these 'sub-websites' have a created a new custom post type called 'courses'. When i create a new 'course' a sample ...
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Wordpress MU 2.9.2 to 3.0.5 changes to category.php

In the latest version of WP I see the category.php page is now using edit-tags.php. The version Im running seems to have an issue with the search feature on this page whereas the new version doesnt. ...
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What happens to the mu-plugins folder when you upgrade to Wordpress 3?

I am about to press the "upgrade" button in my Wordpress MU 2.8 install. What is going to happen to the mu-plugins folder? And is there an equivalent way for me to automatically activate a plugin ...