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

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Accessing multiple sites via FTP

I've installed wordpress MU, and established a different site in my domain/dev/sitename -- but I want to then install a theme on that site, and edit it directly. However, my FTP only shows the main ...
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WP Multisite: load content from site X on site Y

I'm running a WP multisite-network on my professional website (http://mydomain.com). I'd like to play around with jQuery Mobile and deliver a different website and web experience to mobile users, so I ...
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How to do Domain Mapping to Subdirectories?

Does Wordpress MU not allow domain mapping to subdirectories, such as example.com/blog? Wordpress.com doesn't allow this. I couldn't find an option to do this in WordPress MU Domain Mapping plugin. ...
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Multisite blog converting categories to subdomains

Having http://site.com/category/xyz = http://xyz.site.com/ I would like to move the content from each category to its equivalent subdomain blog, so that when I will access http://site.com/new-post/, ...
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Perform action on WPMU blog deletion

Hi guys :) I know there is the wpmu_new_blog action hook which enables us to perform an action when a new WPMU blog is created. Is there something similar to this which enables us to perform an action ...
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HTTP Error when uploading images over specific dimensions

Hello I have a reseller account with one wp 3.5 multisite on a shared hosting. Suddenly I can't upload photos after some random dimensions(It uploads the small sized ones just fine, but it has ...
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WordPress Multisite - get_plugin_data()

I use WordPress Multisite. I have multiple sites with plugins installed. I can successfully get a list of the plugin paths with the option value active_plugins from each site. I can not get ...
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Programmatically create blogs with dummy content on a WPMU site

I'm trying to set up a WPMU test environment with 5-6K blogs, lots of posts comments, users etc. Browsing trough the WP's functions, I picked up wp_insert_post, wp_insert_comment, ...
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Domain redirect in Wordpress multisite

I have two domains www.domain1.com and www.domain2.com, both pointing to the same host. What I want to do is redirect www.domain2.com to www.domain1.com/domain2. I got this code for a .htaccess from ...
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Is there any central control/access panel for several WordPress sites?

We have many WordPress sites on different hosts with different domain names. Is there any solution for accessing all posts and settings with a central management tool? It's been very hard for us ...
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How deactivate the http-api

give it an tipp or solution for deactivate the method request() in class WP_Http_Streams? I use WordPress also on offline-servers and have wp_debug true for development and tests. But i have many ...
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Listing of all site options in dashboard

I know that I can visit /wp-admin/options.php on a single install (or on a sub-site on a multisite install), and it will give me a formatted list of all of the options in the site's {prefix}opitions ...
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On Multisite: Loop to Show First Four Images of Recent Posts Across Network

I would like to display the first four images from posts across a WordPress network. In Otto's image gallery tutorial he recommended using the following to get images from recent posts. Query ...
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Converting a theme to a child theme in a network

I'm converting a few themes to children of another theme. I want the themes to have the same name as before, and I'd like the change to be transparent to the users of my blog network. When I replace ...
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Site 'Categories': save an admin global setting with post metadata [closed]

In WPMU, we are using Site Categories (with Sitewide Tags), but for the life of me I can't see how the category of the sub-site (say, departments in a school) to which each blog belongs ends up in the ...
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Retrieving data from specific multisite blog

I have a custom-built website which pulls data from WordPress. I've included wp-blog-header.php in my page and it is all set, I can get my posts, featured image, titles, anything I want, wherever I ...
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Members area with externally-managed htaccess / htpasswd authentication?

I am looking at the feasibility of converting a client's site from countless hand-built web pages to a WordPress installation. The challenge is that we have a free area and a members-only area. The ...
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Multisite development environment

I have a domain-based multisite with domain mapping. Until now I've been developing locally with my hosts file setup to handle all sites through localhost a flag in my wp-config.php, indicating ...
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Common login for websites belonging in different networks

Is there a tool to connect the databases of 2 sites sitting on separate networks with one login allowing them to share a common user base? I have searched around, but I unable to find a clear answer ...
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Where are available Roles Defined in the wp_ database?

I got on the list to test a private beta of a plugin I'm using on a multisite network. The plugin authors have code in there to add a custom role. They have a bug that removes the ability to give a ...
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WP MU: Using pages from main site in other sites’ menus

Is it possible to use pages created on the main site in other sites’ menus? For example it would be excellent if all pages from the main page not only appear in the Custom menu section of the main ...
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Creating a better multi-site search experience

We have a multi-site wordpress blog with the following characteristics: "home" site [site #1] with dozens of pages, some custom post types, our own blog, etc. custom partner sites [site 2-N] each ...
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Is there a way to share content amongst wordpress sites

We have a set of five health blogs which have been running for about six months. Other than using the same theme (styled slightly differently for each one), they are currently completely separate. We ...
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Get image paths from RSS feeds

I'm displaying the content from one wordpress blog page on my server onto a different wordpress blog on the same server. Apparently the only way is through RSS feed. The images don't show up. I ...
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Changing subdir multisite install to subdir core directory structure

Now that WordPress 3.5 is supposed to work with core files in subdirectory, I decided to move my local development setup (subdirectory multisite) to that configuration. Fast forward and what I have ...
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How can I fix this code [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stackoverflow type of badge plugin giving warnings in Wordpress 3.5 I'm getting an error on my site that says: Warning: Missing argument 2 for wpdb::prepare(), called ...
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“Upgrade Network” error: stuck with SSL certificate verification

When trying to update one Network/MU install, I got the following error. Warning! Problem updating https://subdomain-A.example.com. Your server may not be able to connect to sites running on it. ...
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Multisite - Retrieve the same theme option from all sites of the network

I'm running multisite with each subsite using the same custom theme. I'm using NHP Options for logo upload and contact page info changes in that theme. I'd like to add a site list page to the main ...
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Custom PHP-coding in MU installs

I have a WPMU install with a couple of sites on it. I'd like to add some subdirectories that are not wordpress blog pages but do contain working PHP code. They do not use any of wordpress's ...
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multisite: use a virtual subfolder for subblogs

For our school, we use a wordpress network. The main domain gives access to general information and sub-sites are specific projects managed by students. I would like that all sub-sites have their url ...
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How to map a specific multi-site blog to a folder?

I have a multi-site set up in a sub folder called sites, like: domain/sites/blog1 domain/sites/blog2 I would like a specific blog called mag to be accessible at domain/mag without revealing the ...
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Multisite, either change the name of sample-page or create new page

Is there a way to either change the name of the default Sample Page or create a new page entirely everytime a user creates a new blog on WP multisite?
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Issue with Multisite and SSL

I have a multisite with subdirectories and an SSL. I cjanged the options tables for the main site and one subsite, but the ssl is only registering for the main site. I even checked the "Update siteurl ...
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WPMU on MySQL limited to 1GB of space?

My MySQL databases are limited to 1024MB per 1 database but WPMU websites need to exceed that... Is there any way to make WPMU go and use database_2 when database_1 is already close to 1024MB? I can ...
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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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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 ...