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

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Switching MultiSite installation from HTTP to HTTPS

I installed MultiSite with the URL set as http://example.com, but now I want to force all requests to go over HTTPS, so I'm trying to change the URL to be https://example.com. I've gone through the ...
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Duplicate settings of master blog to slave blogs in WP multi-site installation

Is there any smart way to set a site (blog) as a master, which settings are replicated to the rest of the sites in the network? There are plugins like this one: YD Network-wide WPML that attempt to ...
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What is the function to get plugin base url in multisite?

I'm using this function plugins_url(). But it always echoes main site url even in subsite. So i'm getting ajax errors like Domains, protocols and ports must match. Lets say my main domain name is ...
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filter posts without images or featured image

I'm using wordpress MU 3.3.1. I want to add a function within a loop that displays only posts with image, or featured image. please help me on how to filter posts. <?php get_header(); ?> ...
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Can you set up a wordpress (multi-site) network to work across multiple hosting accounts?

I would like to manage multiple sites running as part of a single wordpress network, but I don't want to personally host each of the individual sites. I don't mind if my database holds all the tables ...
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Function to check whether the user is at the top level of the network?

I need a conditional to check to whether or not to execute code at the top level of network admin pages: /wp-admin/network
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Proper Network Activation problem has been fixed in wp 3.3.1 or not?

@scribu opened a core trac ticket here for Proper Network Activation problem in multisite. It seems like its fixed in wp 3.1. But scribu was saying it doesn't fixed in wp 3.1. So he released a ...
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Add new user and site per front end form

Do you know any multisite plugin which allows users to create a user account and a site after a form submission. After the form submission, the form will automatically add a site in the network admin ...
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BackPress - which libraries i need to load to work with Multisite?

i have successfully install and run those projects based on BackPress. SupportPress: https://supportpress.svn.wordpress.org/trunk/ GeoPress: http://geopress.my/ I try to understand how i can ...
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Choosing the right kind of hosting for a Wordpress multisite

This question is not so much about ISPs and service providers as about the type of hosting that I should choose for a network site. Should I go for shared hosting, dedicated hosting, VPS or ...
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Multisite Plugin - Access options (wp_options) on child sites

Is there a way I can access the wp_options table of all the child sites? I want to create a multisite plugin that can be setup at the network level and will populate the child site plugins with ...
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How do I find where the current value of the option 'registration' in the SQL database?

I am trying to understand what the following line from wp-signup.php does: $active_signup = get_site_option( 'registration' ); I can see from the following documentation: ...
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ID's being stripped out of editor for Admin user in Multi-Site

I have a Multi-Site install running on the current version of WordPress (3.3.1). The problem I'm having is the ID's are being stripped out of my tags in the editor. When I am logged in as a "Super ...
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Media is not attached after import

I am new there and I need some help for importing a wordpress blog. I have a old wordpress 3.1 blog (no multisites) and need to move to new hosting (a sites under multisites). I don't have the access ...
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WPMU Domain not pinging

I have set up a WPMU setup and used my primary domain as the www. version of topmmorpg100.com This has however caused me a few issues, as a simple command to ping topmmorpg100.com without the www. ...
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Downgrading a WP3.3.1 Network Install

Good Morning-- Today I need to downgrade a site from a WP network install to a normal WP install. I thought this would be simple -- just removing these lines from wp-config.php: define( ...
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How to get blog_id of an MU site when running a custom function on the parent site

Simple enough question, but one which is proving difficult to find a solution to. Quick preamble - the situation this is addressing is a MU network using sitewide tags plugin which pulls all ...
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why when I try to insert an image attachment along with a post does wp_get_attachment_url give me a very wrong file path?

I am using a new blog on WPMS (3.0.1, updating is not an option) to aggregate posts (and their featured image) from a few blogs on the same install, and I have to do it programmatically rather than ...
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How to automatically create an index of child sites at the root url for a multisite installation?

I have a Wordpress multisite with different child sites for different geographical locations. At the root url, I want to show an index page with links to the child sites. 1. How do I automatically ...
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Admin permission for creating blogs in multisite

How can I do that ? I have some blogs and anyone can register and build a new blog . I'd like to limit them just to visit and comment not to build a new blog unless I allow them .
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Multi-site vs seperate installs for just 3 blogs?

I'm new to Wordpress and in a few months will be attempting to set up three blogs. They most likely will be hosted on a Windows Server with IIS. (because the server is already there, and nobody else ...
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Is there any fundamental difference in developing a wordpress multi-network site?

I would really like to know: Is there any fundamental difference in developing a multi-network site as opposed to a normal wordpress site? More Specifically: Is the wordpress plugin development ...
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Unified login page for a Multisite/BuddyPress site

I use WordPress Multisite... and BuddyPress installed on the main site on mysite.com Practically I want users to be automatically redirected to the main site login page every time they try to login ...
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Multisite 'Welcome User Email' SITE_NAME returns 'network' name, not the name of the blog

I've set the 'Welcome User Email' under 'New Site Settings' to the following: Dear USERNAME: Welcome to the SITE_NAME portal which provides information on our policies, processes, >procedures, ...
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in network setup super admin has the tinyMCE buttons and the regular admin has not

in mine network setup, the super admin has the ability to see the tinyMCE editing buttons in the option page, but when i switch to a regular adimin, i can see only the HTML editing buttons (the "rich ...
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looking for a multi-user hello-world plugin

i am jumping neck deep into wordpress. I have set up a muilt-site environment. I am not looking for a hello-world/tutorial on creating a plugin in a muilt-site environment. Can i just follow this ...
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Is it possible to have a network of BuddyPress sites, a-la WordPress MU, with single-sign-on? [closed]

We're looking to create a network of BuddyPress sites that share a common design, a common theme and some common content, but the same userbase across all network sites. Each user will 'belong' to a ...
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Basic analytics across WordPress Multisite network

I'd like to capture basic analytics (page views, visitors, time on site, etc.) across all of the sites in our network while also allowing users to install the analytics software of their choice. The ...
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Multisite Pull Recent Image Attachments from Blog ID

I am creating a WordPress network and am looking for a way to pull recent images from the sub blogs, but I am having some trouble doing so. What is the easiest way to make this happen?
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Single install or multisite?

I'm at a bit of an impasse trying to satisfy this client's requirements. Long story short, they would like an overall site that certain people can access and modify, plus a blog with a completely ...
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Is it possible to install BuddyPress with blogs installed on several servers? [closed]

As far as I know, if you want to install BuddyPress you've got to have a WordPress MU installation (I know WordPress 3.x already is MU in itself) with a unique database, which has different tables for ...
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BuddyPress on Multisite [closed]

Does having BuddyPress installed on a Multisite setup mean that users in each of the different sites can interact or view the actions or content of users on other sites in the network?
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W3 Total Cache - How to disable “Performance” menu under multisite? [closed]

I am running a multisite install with domain mapping and W3 Total Cache set up on each of the sites. I don't use a network in the traditional sense - each site is generally independent. I only have ...
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domain mapping confused about sunrise

When i try to access my domain mapping page it asks me to move the line define('sunrise', 'on') above the last require_once line in the wp-config file. It is already above this line. I tried moving it ...
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Only allow plugin to be activated on root site of multisite

I'm developing the wordpress file monitor plus plugin. Its purpose is to scan for altered files and it works fine for a single installation of WP. But when you look at multi-site it's not something ...
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WordPress Multisite Completely FUBAR?

My instance of a WordPress Multisite is completely screwed up. I was having very slow loading times on pages and admin sites. Thought if I upgraded to WordPress 3.2.1 things might (fingers crossed) ...
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how to activate plugin network-wide, and save setting across sites

I am developing a plugin, which will be used on single site, as well as multi-site. How to make plugin active network-wide, code required. Also, how to save settings network-wide?
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How to configure Multisite Network with randomized hostnames?

I'm trying to convert a freshly-installed and functional WordPress into a multisite network. But I'm having problems because of our Apache configuration. We use Apache to randomly redirect requests ...
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Having separate plugins and themes folder for multi-site setup

My multi-site setup uses sub-directory. I am creating one plugin + one theme to customize each of the sites. Is there any way to have separate plugins and themes folder per site like so or something ...
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Entry page for a wordpress multisite

I am quite new too WP multisite, so forgive me for my ignorance on things. I have set up multisite ok and have setup 4 sites (i am using subdomains) mysite.com // the root site ...
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How to make an interface similar to multi-site for switching between multiple (single) sites for administrators?

I have a few WordPress sites and I want to make it easier to manage. I was thinking of being able to switch sites in the dashboard like WordPress multi-site, but when I was looking into it I see ...
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How to make subdomain and muti-site but wordpress isn't in root?

my wordpress isn't in root but it is in public_html/home and then I would like make multi-site and subdomain. example when I create subdomain name "foo.domain.com" foo directory is created in ...
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Anyone figured out how to use WordPress MultiSite with Domain Mapping & SSL?

I've been looking all over to find a solution for SSL with WordPress MultiSite and Domain Mapping. Ideally, I'd like to purchase an SSL cert for each domain (or potentially a wildcard cert) anyone ...
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How do I tell what plugins are used on my multisite install?

I have a bunch of plugins I have installed but never use, others I am not sure if they are used or not. Is there a way to tell what plugins are not active on any site?
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Removing /blog/ from multisites cause infinite redirection

I have a wp installed with multisite enabled and working with subdirectories. I noticed that in the main blog (the one that exists by default on the root), the posts links had a "/blog" in the url ...
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Multisite ad server solution

If I am setting up a multisite WordPress installation, is there a solution that would let me manage ad inventory (multi)site wide? Can I place ads in various zones at various weights or percentages? ...
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WordPress Network on IIS7/SQL Server - Rewrite Issues

I've just installed a fresh WordPress setup on Windows Server 2008 Web R2 (IIS7) with SQL Server Express and WordPress 3.1. I completed the install successfully and logged into the admin section to ...
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global menus made from master site's custom menus wpmu network

I'm looking into a way to have global menus across my network of blogs. Basically I am using wordpress as a CMS - the purpose of the network is actually to ringfence content. The sub blogs will be ...
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WordPress Network admin options page: how to store options and where will they be stored?

I'm creating an additional WordPress Network admin page, and I need to store some system-wide option. The good thing that a config file will be generated, so no access is required from the child ...
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Retrieving multisite blog IDs, somehow failing to foreach them properly

Working on a directory listing and have cobbled together the shortest query I can. It appears to return the listing ok (I think) but the foreach is somehow failing to process the array properly. Can ...