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

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Plugin to create unlimited custom shortcodes?

I want to be able to create unlimited shortcodes and use them anywhere on my theme, pages or posts. The idea is: A textfield for the shortcode name. A textarea for the shortcode content (html+js). ...
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How can I force users to a particular subdomain to log in for MU (Multisite)?

I have a Multi-Site installation of Wordpress, with multiple subdomains, but only one of the subdomains has an SSL certificate. The domains are such: www.example.com blog1.example.com ...
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Any recommendation on how to manage ads?

I am in the process of creating a network of >40 sites with wordpress, and I am trying to put together the base that each site will use, for example all the sites will use google analytics so I will ...
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WordPress Job Interview Preparation

I'm interviewing for a job as a WordPress Developer. I've only been working with WP for a year now and feel I have a good overview, as in how to set it up, what functions.php does, where to modify ...
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Using wp_insert_post with WP Network in a cron script

I have network of sites, and I need to import data into them via a cron job. Obviously wp_insert_post is meaningless in this case, since i'm not in a blog...i'm in a cron script. I also read that ...
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Blog & Portfolio setup

Like so many others on the web, I've been trying to get a blog and a portfolio to play nicely together within the same website. Here is what I would like the urls to look like and some things that I ...
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How can we set up a solid test site with Network mode (sub-domains) enabled? [closed]

Update: I came by a reasonable alternative to the approach explained below, instead using a GIT repo and a WordPress Multisite plugin: Deploymint: a staging and deployment system for WordPress. ...
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Getting a blog language (site “lang_id” field vs the WPLANG setting)

There's a wp_blogs table which is very usefull when you want to get a list of blogs (and this is what I need to do). The problem is that I can't seem to be able to get the blog language from the ...
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Can upload doc and pdf but not ppt - not permitted for security reasons

"Insert search engine here" was pretty useless for this one - I've had a look through wp-includes/functions.php, wp-admin/includes/file.php etc. but not found a reason for the behaviour I'm getting. ...
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Update User Role Across Network when Main Site User is Updated

I'm using a slightly modified copy of the Multi Site User Management plugin to keeps users synced across a multisite network, but have one problem with it. When a user's role is updated on the main ...
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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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Wordpress Multisite - Can 2 domains share a database of users?

I'm creating a Wordpress site for a client. In the future, my client would like to have a second site that uses Wordpress as well. Ideally, we'd like people that have accounts on the first site to be ...
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Why is 'is_multisite' returning true when it's a single install?

I've installed a single site WP. In one of my plugins, I have the following code: if(is_multisite) { $upload_dir = get_upload_dir(); $_SESSION['root_image_dir'] = ...
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Migrating static site to multisite with multiple domains and subdomains

ok, here's an overview as this is a bit of a tall order:) i need to migrate our entire site into wp. right now we're just using wp for a blog page (installed in subfolder w/ subdomain), and all other ...
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featured image metabox MU

I have a MU install, the admin for my main site (site.com) shows the Featured Image Meta Box, but the admin for the subsites (site.com/blog1) the F.I.M.B. is not shown or available in the screen ...
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How to do multi site setup

A client wants to set up a multi site with tabs looking like this: | Home | About | Broker | Resources On the main site (meaning www.site.com), the links will be www.site.com/home, ...
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WordpressMu network with private sites

Anyone know a way to have WordpressMU to work like this: New user registers an account and thus is registered for the whole network (default functionality in WP Multisite), but then he/she would be ...
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Give users acces to admin a single post or set up WP network?

I have a directory styled site in which companies are listed. I would like to give the owners of the companies(the ones on my site) the option to take control of the content in their company entry. ...
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Can I run multiple blogs from my local machine

OK I head that WP can now host more sites using one installation. I host my blog on my own computer using MAMP and latest WP. But I can't find option to create another blog?
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WordPress Multisite Network installation and dev questions

Please go easy on me. I'm a clutzy dinosaur. I currently have a large, unwieldy website hand-coded in html/css with php includes. It currently has a single WP installation in a subdirectory. The plan ...
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Benefits or Problems for using Sub-Directory vs Sub-Domain install of WP Network

Reading through the documentation you have the ability to setup a WP Network in two ways, Sub-Domains and Sub-Directories. The only explanation they give you is Sub-directory sites It works with ...
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How to display terms and conditions in post area?

I'm running a multisite. I would like to display "Terms and conditions" when user trying to create a new post. Users should Click "I agree" link and then proceed to create a new ...
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Not being allowed to use some terms in Add New Site in Wordpress

The following words are reserved for use by WordPress functions and cannot be used as blog names: page, comments, blog, files, feed This is the error message that I'm getting. I wanted to use /blog ...
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Prevent duplicate pages from being added

Im using this code to prevent duplicate post from being added but i also need to prevent duplicate pages too. Can Someone please help? function clearDuplicatePosts(){ global $wpdb; $prefix = ...
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How can I restrict changing the max nested comment levels option to super admins?

I have an older theme that I've modified to support threaded comments. I would like the individual admins in my multisite install to be able to choose whether threaded comments are enabled. However, ...
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Sitewide categories for all the blogs in the network [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WordPress Multisite - global categories I'm trying to do sitewide categories. like when a category is made in the main blog that category is added to all the new blogs ...
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Setting up a wordpress network with third level domains

I've been looking into setting up a WordPress network install. Everything has been going pretty smoothly until I get to the point where my desired domain layout doesn't fit well. I would like to ...
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What's the best way to get posts from one multisite blog into another?

I have a multisite setup, with the main site being the company web site and a couple other blogs that will have different themes. I want to pull in posts from one or the other blog onto the home page ...
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Multisite stuck at 1MB for max file size

I have a Wordpress Multisite install on our FreeBSD development server. It seems to be stuck at 1MB. I have the following settings in php.ini upload_max_filesize = 100M post_max_size = 100M ...
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How to install plugins in individual sites on a wordpress network?

I'm trying to install plugins in my wordpress subsites instead of network activate that plugin. But i'm not seeing any "add new" link in my subsite plugin area. How to install plugins in my individual ...
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Need to manually regsiter user, send the password and retreive their user ID

I'm writing a custom signup script for users to register with on my MU-setup. One problem I'm having is that wpmu_signup_user() sends the password activation email but it doesn't return the user ID ...
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Multisite with Different Domains

This question is similar to Multisite with entirely different domains? which was not answered. I am re-asking. I want to host multiple domains using WP multisite, which is installed and working ...
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Nginx WordPress Multisite Rewrite rules

I am having trouble with my rewrite rules with my new nginx install. If I access the image manually like here, ...
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What is best forum script available to integrate with wordpress?

Ok i have a wordpress site network. I would like to setup a support forum for my site. But i don't want users to signup in different pages. I mean i want my users to use the same wordpress login ...
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How to redirect root blog to a specific one in multilang WP?

After installation I've got a default root blog '/'. Then I've created a new one '/en'. I really don't want to use the default blog. How can I redirect all accesses from / to /en ?
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Trouble with SQL SELECT inside switch_to_blog()

I'm using switch_to_blog() and restore_current_blog() to perform some functions across a multi site install. One of the things I'm trying to do is select a very specific post using get_row(). My ...
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What would you recommend for hosting 10+ individual wordpress websites?

I have about 10+ individual Wordpress websites and another Wordpress MU website with about 24 users. I am looking for a good web hosting company / plan to host this. The numbers may grow in the next ...
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Multisite with entirely different domains?

Just trying the multisite feature for the first time. The primary hostname is blog.domain1.com. When trying to create multiple sites, it only allows me to create XXXXX.blog.domain1.com. But what I ...
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Favicon plugin for WordPress running in network mode (multisite)? [closed]

What favicon plugin should I use in order to define favicons for Wordpress when I run in multi-site mode. Uploading favicon.ico files is not an option for multi-site wordpress instances. I am ...
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Please suggest me some plugins in WordPress networking

Hey guys i'm creating a site network using WordPress. Lets say my site name is blahblah.com and lets say i have 10 subdomains like site1.blahblah.com,site2.blahblah.com Now i want something like ...
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Global site feed plugin/function for custom post type?

Is there a well-coded plugin or function that will enable me to create a global feed for only one post type in a multisite setup?
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On WP Multi sites how many sites…!

He I'm Hieu, I work as IT Engineer in An Thanh company Vietnam. We have 5 hosts (Shared host: Godaddy) with more that 60 sites each. On the moment all of this main sites (5) go down regularly with ...
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Where can I find documentation on what characters are allowed in user names and why?

I would love to be able to use spaces in usernames, but this does not seem possible. Is there a writeup in the codex or somewhere that explains what characters are allowed and why it was restricted to ...
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User Signup in Multisite - Need Plugin or Advice

I'm trying to make some modifications to a wordpress multisite and i could use some help from someone more experienced. I want to restrict the acces to my blogs unless the user has an account. In ...
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wordpress htaccess is hijacking my .mp4 files

I am running wordpress 3.2rc2 multisite. I inserted a few .mp4 videos into the root of my domain so that I can run a few basic tests with the jw player. When I try to access the url to the .mp4 ...
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Transients API and multisite

we're using the Atlas HTML sitemap plugin, which caches the sitemap using the transients API with a call like: set_transient( 'dmac_html_sitemap', $output, 60*60*24*7 ); Now, we also have a ...
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'Global' settings page for multisite plugin

I'm working on a plugin that will be installed in a multisite instance. How do I create a single settings page that is visible at the "Network admin" level only - most of the guides i've seen relate ...
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Is there a is_user_logged_in() for multisite?

Is there a is_user_logged_in() function for Wordpress MU / Multisite (3.0+) where I can add in the network site ID like is_user_logged_in(2) where 2 would be the site_id? Update: After a little ...
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Can somebody tell me how I am supposed to be using blogs.dir for network / MU sites?

I think blogs.dir is supposed to be used to separate content for the different blogs on a network install of Wordpress (MU or 3.0+ with networks enabled), however, I've not been able to find a clear ...
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Can You Export Theme Settings From WordPress Multisite?

I do local WP development on a WordPress Multisite instance. What is the best way to move theme settings from there to the live instance? By theme settings I am talking about widgets and theme ...