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

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Is there a full explanation on how to share a database with two Wordpress sites on same server?

I have read that you can have two wordpress database tables (using different table prefixes) to share the same database. I understand the concept but does any know of or can anyone provide an outline ...
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ReWriteRules and WordPress Multi-Sites with Sub Directories

I'm having a diffucult time getting the ReWriteRules and URL structures setup for a Wordpress 3.4.2 (latest version as of this post) blog with multi-site enabled. www.ourdomain.com/ is the homepage ...
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Which asset URLs are acceptable in a “vanilla” MU install?

Wordpress appears to let content be addressed by many URIs in an MU install. For example: example.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/5/files/picture.jpg example.com/bob/files/picture.jpg ...
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why i cannot see some plugins while they are enabled on network admin page?

i am using WPMU 3.3.1, i have some plugins enabled but why i cannot see them in some wordpress panel, it is confusing, but these plugins may take effect to these blogs, it is really strange to take ...
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Different use for WordPress Multisite

Is there a way to use WordPress Multisite to collaborate all subsites into the main site? My thought is to have all the subsites to be departments of an organization and the main site be the front ...
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Hierarchy in multisite

I'm looking into building a multi site (sort of like blog portal) but with a hierarchy. So there's a mother organization (with own content) with different "chapters" (say 10, each with own content) ...
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Old Website Address Still Showing

I had 'theshortfilm.co" before changing to my current url 'welovefilm.co'. I changed my address 6 months back, everything went fine. But now when I activated my networks, I get my old url in the code. ...
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WP doesn't remove uploads from folder when removed from “Media Library”?

I'm wondering why WordPress doesn't remove uploads from folder when removed from "Media Library"? I set limit to 5mb on WPMU but even if user removes everything from "Media Library" he can't upload ...
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Subsite theme mystery man replacement with Buddypress on main site [closed]

I have a multi-site install with buddypress on the main site. In the buddypress theme I've been able to override the default 'mystery-man' avatar using my custom buddypress theme. I simply have an ...
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Prevent network activation of plugin

I have a plugin that currently doesn't support network activation. The best fix for this of course is to fix it :) which I plan to do. However I wonder if there is a temporary solution I can use to ...
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Multiple multisite instances connecting to the same database

I like the idea of making developers connect their copies to the same database and just set WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL to configure the domain name as they like it. In this model, we don't need to keep ...
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Is there a way to define wp_blogs domains in wp-config?

In my multisite setup I have multiple environments that I want to share the same database, but use different domains. server1.example.com server2.example.com example.com ... each of those would ...
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Query posts from different categories in multisite

In my planed multisite installation, I want the members to be able to post in one of two different categories. Members in A can post in 1. Members from B can post in 2. All members can comment ...
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Trying to output a “Most visited blogs” list in wordpress multisite

Does anyone know how to get a "most visited" list out of Wordpress Multisite? I got alot of bloggers and have been looking for a way to output a top 10/20 list of most visited blogs, but cant find ...
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making a few sites in wordpress

I have just started to build in Wordpress, and my question is how can I build a few website in WP? After I purchase domains, do I need to install the program every time I want to create a new site?
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WordPress Multisite: Automatically run importer upon creating new site

Is it possible to automatically run the WP Importer when creating a new site in WordPress Multisite? I think this would need to be a function that runs when wpmu_new_blog is called but can't find ...
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How can I fix a Virtual Multiblog install that has no errors, but won't show all my sites?

I've been using Stephen Rider's Virtual Multiblog system for WordPress for a while now, and recently, I decided to add one more blog to my existing batch of three. The difference was, while all my ...
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WordPress (+WPMU) Import/Export ALL settings?

As we all know WordPress does not import Widgets when you import content with [Tools > Import] and I'm wondering what kind of script could do that? Database has more than just 1 single information ...
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Redirect to a Plugin Settings Page After Multisite Site Creation?

I am using a geo-tag map plugin called Geo Mashup, along with a WordPress Multisite install. When I create a new site, an alert appears (in the admin alerts area) immediately telling me I have to go ...
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why there is a large file named core in wpmu's directory?

why the file named core is here? can i delete it? ls -lh total 37M -rw-rw-r-- 1 hugemeow pg 16 2012-03-04 04:22 a.php -rw------- 1 hugemeow pg 30M 2012-10-16 10:41 core // this is the large ...
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Notice bar at frontpage for multisite

Running a multisite install I would like to distribute messages to all sites as a top notice bar on frontpage. All sites are read and posted from frontpage so admin area message plugins won't work. ...
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Does switch_to_blog support array or other ways to show all posts on a network install?

I have a WordPress network install and I'm looking for a way to display all posts on the front page. I'm using switch_to_blog and it works but it only works for showing one blog. Does switch_to_blog ...
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wordpress multisite domain mapping redirects to original subdomain

This week I installed Wordpress 3.4.2 (Linux Centos + Apache2) and configured the network option using subdomains. Then I installed the MU Domain Mapping plugin, so I would be able to use it with ...
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Install a Network under a mapped domain

I'm already running a WordPress installation just fine under a mapped domain. The current setup points (www).sample.com to /sample/ within domain.com, and it works fine. In the Create A Network ...
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Users are being redirected to main site when trying to register on subsite of my Multisite network

I want to allow my clients on my network to have visitors register on their site. Currently, there is no link or button to allow visitors to access the signup page. This looks like default ...
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Get latest blog post from another multisite blog

I have a site at the main domain and then a blog at blog.domain.com. Any way to retrieve the latest post from the blog.domain.com and echo it out on the top of my home.php file? Not really sure where ...
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How does WordPress determine which multisite the user is on from the URL?

What is the file and line where WordPress determines which multi-site the user is on from the URL? I've been looking through the code all afternoon and can't figure out where it turns ...
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Why does my multisite blog doesn't show users?

I have a multisite install with about 40 blogs. All blogs but one (id=5) works fine. In this one blog, when trying to access the users list it shows an empty list (header & footer) with the text 6 ...
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Timthumb.php image gallery not working on Multisite Wordpress

What I am trying to do is get a gallery working on a multisite wordpress installation . . It works on the home site because that is where wordpress is actually installed but not on the sub domain ...
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WordPress network: set themes and plugins for new blog

How can I enable specific themes and plugins for new blogs that have been created with wpmu_create_blog? I'd like to set the themes and plugins in code rather than having a person manually set them in ...
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Multisite - Protect categories from deletion?

UPDATE: For anyone following this thread, the plugin solution does work, but seems to have a problem on my multisite format. I have now tested on 3 individual installs and on 3 multisites. On the ...
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Auto create pages on WordPress multi site register

I'm creating a multi site and would like to have: A few pages that are automatically created with the new site (at the moment only the default home and sample page are created with a new site, ...
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subdomain mulitsite on localhost in a subfolder

I have a sudomain-based WPMU installation locally with xampp. My vhosts lists domains like follows: 127.0.0.1 mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 siteA.mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 siteB.mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 ...
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How to give “author” user role appropriate capabilities to add PollDaddy polls? WordPress multisite

At the moment, users with role "Author" can only view but not add or edit polls. "Editor" and "Administrator" (site administrator) can add and edit polls however. This is despite the fact that I ...
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Redirect Site Geologically

I am using WordPress mu and need to redirect my site based on the users geo location. For example if you go to yahoo from the US it will goes to yahoo.com, but if you visit the site from India it ...
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Wordpress language switcher

Is there an easy way I can switch between languages (perhaps with some flag icons) on a single Wordpress site? Can this be done with 2 content editors on the same page, or will I have to resort to a ...
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500 error when using virtual host

I've got a Wordpress MU install in a sub-directory of my webserver. When I point my virtual host at that directory I get my index page but no styling or access to any pages. It's like it can't ...
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Multisite Backup Plugin [closed]

Hi Is it possible to backup each blog separately from a multisite installation? Can I do it with: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/backwpup/ ?
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Problem with context in multisite - getting main site data in every blog (get_pages())

I'm working on a multisite, everything is configured and works fine from dashboard. Now I'm trying to write a plugin with a PHP file that displays the list of pages created in a site - to be ...
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Identical members roles on all sites in a multisite

In a multisite system I need editorial accounts with custom rights. Therefore I have chosen the members plugin. As I do have lots of sites, creating and synching the roles for all sites becomes quite ...
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how to enable different number of revisions for different blogs when using WPMU?

for example i would like blog1 to have at most 3 revisions for each post but i want blog2 can have at most 10 revisions since this blog may have more than one editors that i want to enable this blog ...
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Set default avatar network-wide

I've seen plugins and snippets on how to set a new default avatar for a site. I'm wondering if this can be done network-wide, such that every new site on the network will have the network's avatar as ...
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Pull posts from another wordpress install on same server

I've searched already and couldn't find anything tailored to my specific problem, apologies if it has already been asked though. I have a public Wordpress install and a members only one on a ...
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Partially translated dashboard in one of network's site

I have multisite WordPress installation with default language for all new sites set to English. For one of my sites I wanted to add support for different (Polish) language. I copied all Polish *.mo ...
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turning off multi site mode makes XMLRPC fail : you are not allowed to publish posts on this site"

I am encountering an annoying problem with XMLRPC in wordpress. The following error is thrown: "Sorry, you are not allowed to publish posts on this site" Here is a snippet to test : /*Credentials ...
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Start with multi-site feature now or later?

I have a single installation of Wordpress in my web host and would like it to manage 2 domains or websites. One is for the domain and the other is for its subdomain/s. dummy example: www.swimming.com ...
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Lock one of WP Network sites for not registered users

I have a blog network (Multisite), with domain mapping plugin installed, and some of my sites are under development, so I want to lock them from not registered users. I tested a few plugins designed ...
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Theoretical Multi-Server WordPress Setup with Shared Users

The organization I work for would benefit if we could take the existing WordPress installations that are located on several (~5) different servers and be able to use a universal database with the ...
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WP Multisite: Adding pages on blog creation by default

I’d like to have a page added by default when a new site is created with WP Multisite. So I have my function that creates two pages: function my_default_pages() { $default_pages = ...
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How do I know if a user has a blog in Wordpress Multisite?

I have a Wordpress Multisite installation with Buddypress. I would want to restrict people from creating another blog so that they have only one blog. How do I achieve this?