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

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“Master” Wordpress Multisite - Database Sync

I've had an idea in my head about creating a Wordpress Multisite environment that would have Plugins along with them that would not only have "default" settings, but be able to update each blog's ...
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Create unique robots.txt for every site on multisite-installation

Does anyone know how I can have a unique robots.txt file for every domain served by my wp-multisite-installation? I did a search on plugins but couldn't find anything suitable.
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In a subdomain network, what .htaccess settings can I use to have WP ignore requests to one subdomain?

I have a subdomain network installed at, say http://example.com. I need to have my webmail running at http://webmail.example.com. When I go to this domain it redirects to a page for creating a new ...
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Child Theme Based on Toolbox Not Found

I am trying to make a child theme of the toolbox theme and use it in my multisite WP 3.2 install. I created a folder called wp-content/themes/charlie-repair-toolkit/ then I created style.css in the ...
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upgrade from WPMU 2.9.2 to WP 3.2.1

I am running WPMU 2.9.2 and want to update to WP 3.2.1. As I understand it, WP 3 took in WPMU. I imagine that involved some big changes to the implementation of WPMU. What steps do I need to take ...
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How to set configuration options for particular sub blogs?

Is it possible to set configuration options such as DEBUG mode only for specific sub blogs in a wordpress multisite installation? If so, how?
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Multisite non-www domain redirects to sign-up

I have Multisite enabled and can only view my site with the "www". When I try without the "www" it sends me to the sign-up page and says 'Registration has been disabled.' www.domain.com/portfolio ...
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How to Check If A Plugin Is Enabled Through API?

How to find out if a particular plugin is enabled in a sub-blog in a multisite blog?
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Multisite and users being listed on network administration dashboard and not main site dashboard

I have a main site that is a buddypress site. I later converted main site to a multisite configuration. Now, when people sign up they are put on my network administration dashboard as a user and not ...
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How does WordPress tell which post is from which site in a multisite setup?

I'm aware that WordPress stores all the post content of a multisite in the same database table and I was just wondering how it internally differentiates post content from one blog to the other?
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Multisite Create New Blog Plugin

Looking for a plugin that displays a form for visitors to create a new blog on a network, where they can answer a few basic questions on a form along with some admin options for me to tweak. Any ...
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Some users getting a 404 when previewing draft posts/pages

I have a WP network and have found that users with roles other than "super user" (admins, editors, authors, etc.) are getting a 404 when trying to preview draft posts/pages/custom post types. Any ...
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How to get values from network settings panel?

I'm using wordpress 3.3. I've created a plugin My plugin details: My plugin creates a sub menu under Network settings and create two form fields to define adsense code (200 x 200 ad, 300 x 250 ad). ...
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Where should I store global data for my multi-site WordPress plugin?

I wrote a plugin for WordPress which has a few user-configurable settings that are stored using WordPress's suggested method. I know they are saved in the wp_options table, but that is abstracted by ...
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How do I remove the “http://” from network_site_url?

I'm using echo network_site_url(); to place the url of each site in a WordPress MultiSite installation. This outputs http://site.com/ How do I remove the http:// and trailing slash? Thanks.
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Has anyone experience w/ WordPress (MultiSite) hidden users (possibly hacked)?

I have 2 WordPress MultiSite installs (on different accounts, but under the same HostGator reseller a/c) and both seem to have been compromised. I say "compromised" because the user_logins have been ...
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Set a default page template to load for multi-site

I'm modifying the install.php (coping in from upgrade.php) file to load default pages that get created with a new blog is registered. Im trying to find out how i can specify the page template that ...
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Is it a bad practice to use switch_to_blog in the frontend?

From Wordpress Codex (although related to the same function in WPMU and not WP3.0+): http://codex.wordpress.org/WPMU_Functions/switch_to_blog it says: This switch is to be used for internal and ...
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merging two multisites

I need to merge two existing multistes. Each has some 40 blogs, and the end result should be that all 80 blogs reside on one WP installation. Any advice or experience on how to best apporach this ...
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Multisite favicon.ico

I know it's pretty easy to add a unique favicon.ico to each site in a multisite install. But any ideas for making each sites favicon.ico appear to be in the root directory of the site? The end ...
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How to remove index.php from a tag or archive page URL in the root blog?

I'm developing a Multisite where the root site is an agregator (using the mu-sitewide-tags plugin). I created a custom widget to show tags across all sites, but when I click on the tag page on the ...
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Efficient way to fetch all archived WPMS blogs

is there a good and efficient way to fetch all WPMS blogs with archived set to true? Because there doesn't seem to be a function to get all blogs I have added the admin user to all blogs. Then I do a ...
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Performance on WPMS

my WPMS site is hosted on 8 cores/32mb RAM server but the response time is very high. We have about 1000 blogs (35,000+ tables on single db) and 70,000 pageviews per mounth. I think that i can down ...
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Suspicious mesage appears instead of images

My installation is of Multisite setup . when I upload an image and try to view it, getting a message 'go home baby!!' instead of image Actually the specific sub-site is also mapped with a custom ...
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'Remote Login' with MultiSite Domain Mapping still forcing users to login to all blogs individually?

I'm having trouble with the 'Remote Login' option of MultiSite domain mapping. I have a local dev install which allows me to swap between network blogs without needing to login to each blog ...
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How to write a plugin to add users to a mail list

I run a multi-site blog with about 300 sites. I have an idea that I want to write a plugin that in order to add all administrators of blogs to a MailMan mail-list. I just want administrators though, ...
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get_user_meta() to Return User Meta Only for Current Blog in Multi Site

I've written a plugin that allows users to bookmark their favorite posts, but have run into a small problem when using it on a multisite network. Each time a post is bookmarked, the ID of that post ...
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How to get the main blog's id and db prefix from a mu plugin?

How can one get the blog ID as well as the database prefix of the main blog in a wordpress multisite installation? Is the main blog's ID always 1? Also how can the main blog's table prefix be acquired ...
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Fastest way to fetch posts across a multisite

What's the fastest way to fetch posts/content across a multisite? I had been using SimplePie RSS feeds, but I'm now investigating switch_to_blog(). As switch_to_blog appears to be quite simple to use, ...
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Fixing media links after importing to multisite

When i imported all posts and media from a old site to new site which on wordpress multisite. The image links on posts are got broken because how media are stored on a multisite is quite different ...
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Multisite installation combining subdomains and subdirectories

I need to create a complex WordPress-powered set up, which I would like to run from a single code base. My setup is complicated by a number of factors. First of all I already have software running ...
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Extra Meta Data for Wordpress Multisite Taxonomy

I'm using a custom taxonomies across a Wordpress multisite install (same taxonomies on all sites) and i'm trying to add some custom meta boxes to each of these (same meta boxes on all sites). I'm ...
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Multisite: should /blog go to a 404 page?

I have a WP multisite installation. All the posts for the default blog are in the subdirectory /blog. All those URLs are fine, all the category and archive links work well. However, visiting the ...
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Migrating Multisite setup to a different domain

I have migrated my wordpress(with network sites enabled) to another domain, changed domain in wp-config.php and change the domain column for the only blog in wp_blogs table in db to the new domain. ...
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Change management solution for BP-based site?

I administer a social networking site that runs on WP, BP, and WP Multisite. Currently I have two servers: development and production, but I plan to move to three: development, staging, and ...
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Subsite with different template, and content

I have a Wordpress blog hosted on a shared web server: http://martinnormark.com I would like to add a whole new "area" to this site, called Consulting. When navigating to ...
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Sharding BLOGUPLOADDIR

I am trying to sharding BLOGUPLOADDIR but couldnt success atm. This is default one: define( 'BLOGUPLOADDIR', WP_CONTENT_DIR . "/blogs.dir/{$wpdb->blogid}/files/" ); I am trying to set it: ...
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Best Way to Setup a Network of WP Sites?

What, in your opinion, is the best way to setup a network of WP sites with a shared login? I want users to stay logged in to their account when they switch sites I want this to be used with ...
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Wordpress Multisite: Set template languages for a domain?

I have two domains set up in a Wordpress 3 Multisite blog. One of them is supposed to be in Swedish and the other in English. The template contains some texts that I want to translate for the ...
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how to identify a multisite installation

I am creating a plugin. I want to add a different options page, based on multisite or single site. I need a code which can identify installation is Multisite or single site.
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subdomain archiving

I've been trying to figure out if this can be done through Multisite, but I'm pretty new to this concept so please forgive any ignorance. I'm looking for a way in which my client can easily archive a ...
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Creating multiple blogs

I'm trying to bulk-create a certain number of blogs: $blog_count = 5; $site = get_current_site(); while($blog_count > 0){ shuffle($words); $blog_title = implode(' ', ...
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How to migrate wordpress users from one blog to another

I have a client that has a single install outside of her network installation. I need to migrate the users with their passwords into the network installation. I've tried backupbuddy but it seems to ...
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Automatically adding post and pages to new blog setups

I'm using the ThreeWP Broadcast plugin to add and control post and pages from the main blog to all my sub-blogs in the network. Is there anyway i can automatically add all of my post and pages from my ...
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Multisite sites output on a single page

Basically I have a multisite setup where each site is just one single page (each has a different theme). How can I output that page content of any site on a page of the main site programmatically? ...
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How to use a Wildcard SSL with WordPress Network?

I am using WordPress Network to have a network of sites, but as each site needs to be on Facebook they now need to be SSL secured. (Note: not just the admin, but the whole front-facing site) I ...
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After enable multisite enviroment in wordpress site creation wizard not working

After enable multisite environment in wordpress site creation wizard not working. If I am installing Site Creation Wizard (Wordpress Plugin) without enable multisite there seems option "Create new ...
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ReWrite rule for files of a previously standalone blog moved to network

A moved a standalone wordpress install to be one of a network, but the possibility to access the uploaded files with the same URL is need to be kept. I'm trying to get the following rewrite rule to ...
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How to use global category code

can any one explain me that how to use global category code. Where we have to write this code? function __add_global_categories( $term_id ) { if ( get_current_blog_id() !== BLOG_ID_CURRENT_SITE ...
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Should I go for Multisite or separate WP Installation?

I'm developing an article site where an user can register and post the articles and the URL would be like http://domain.com/articles/category-name/article-name The site will also be having a blog ...