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

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Global Parent theme for all sites

I have 15 different wordpress sites installed on my server. They are independent installations , not multisite. I have developed a parent theme and copied it in all sites. Now whenever I have to make ...
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Wordpress Multisite - is it possible to put the main site in a subdirectory?

I am creating a site that has different language versions and the requirement from the client is that all language versions are: A different site on a Multisite setup They all have address like ...
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Turn off trackback/pingbacks and comments on all existing multisite sites

I want to turn of trackbacks and pingbacks. Is there a way to turn them off on all existing posts and pages on all sites within a multi-site install? Then set the option not to allow trackback and ...
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Migrating WPMS from apache to IIS7 causes Database Error

// Be sure to read the updates at the bottom I have a large multisite installation hosted on XAMPP on an XP 2003 server and am trying to move it from XAMPP/Apache to a new Windows 2008 server with ...
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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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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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How do I query all posts of one type across my multisite installation?

I have a multisite wordpress installation with 5 sites, and within each site there are the same 4 custom post type, I want to query the latest 5 posts across all sites where the post_type is gallery ...
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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 Modify New Sub Blog Immediately When Super Administrator Creates It?

I want to trigger a function in a plugin when a new sub-blog is created in a multisite set up of WordPress. Is it possible? If so, to which action/filter should I hook? The motivation here is to ...
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Multisite wp-admin redirect loop

I have a subdirectory multisite setup, it all works fine apart from one small issue... The sites are setup in the following structure: http://domain.com/blogs/ http://domain.com/blogs/second/ ...
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Redirect loop (only for multisite network admin)

I can log into http://localhost/wp/wp-admin/ fine, but logging into http://localhost/wp/wp-admin/network/ produces a network redirect loop (ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS). The site also loads just fine even ...
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After setting up multisite on localhost, requests to localhost redirect to production domain

After setting up multisite on http://localhost, requests to http://localhost redirect to http://production-domain.com (Including "Log In"). Where is the production domain information even being ...
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How to change a WordPress network domain

I recently moved my WordPress network to a new domain and thought I had updated every reference to that domin, however I was wrong. I searched high and low for the answey, but alas I could find it no ...
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How to save values of a custom input field on the Network > Site Info screen

I'm struggle with implementing a custom input field on the screen of a Site Info in a Network. I've managed to create a field with help of this post but i have problems with saving the value. When i ...
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Is there an advantage of using multisite if I have multiple WordPress websites for myself?

I have multiple WordPress websites, they all have their own domain and are standalone. Is there an advantage of using multisite? Or is my current setup good?
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How can I write a rewrite rule to appear to move a multisite?

As we concluded in my question about trying to change the url of a multisite the simplest solution might be to add a rewrite rule, since it is infact only the end result that I'm concerned about here. ...
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Trying to change the url of a new site

I installed Wordpress a year ago and have been using it as a single user quite contentedly. Recently I was asked if I could let someone else setup a blog under my site. Multisite was the answer and ...
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Automatically Share Posts Across Wordpress Multisite

I've read through variations of this question, and seen a few plugin suggestions, but haven't been able to get anything to work. Basically I have a multisite network set up and working. The set up ...
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WPMU Hook for archive or deactivate blog?

I am trying to automatically clear the blog's cache when it is Archived (or Deactivated is fine) in a Multisite install. This is useful for anyone using a caching program like WP Super Cache as an ...
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Multisite - Redirect All Users to Subsite Home Page on Subsite Login

I have a WordPress multisite network and would like to redirect all users who log into a subsite to the subsite's home page. I have found many plugins and functions.php code that redirect to the ...
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Synchronizing Two WordPress Sites Content

I've googled a lot, and I do have found answers at WordPress SE and at stackoverflow.com. However, the answers are somewhat incomplete or doesn't work at all. Here I'll explain my problem in detail, ...
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Limit blogs creation

someone knows how to limit the number of blogs creation in a wordpress multisite? (3.6.1). In the wordpress plugins repository there is this plugin, but It doesn't work, I think it's not up to date. ...
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wp_logout_url isn't forwarding to correct link

I set my site up at parentsite.com/childsite. When the site was there my logout button worked correctly and logged the users out and brought them back to the homepage. Here's what the code was: <a ...
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Emailing only the users of a MultiSites Sub-Sites

Context: Creating a MultiSite in which each Sub-Site will have it's own set of users that they belong to. These users are only able to view their own site. I was wondering what the easiest way to ...
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Add new domain to 'My Sites' using network admin

Over a year ago this multi-domain Wordpress was set up by myself and a colleague using the Network Admin tool. There are 5 sites on different domains and it works fine: I now need to add further ...
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How to sync roles across Multisite?

How to synchronize roles on all sites of the Multisite Network if roles were changed on main site?
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Using “/blog” as a site with Wordpress Multi-Site

I have Wordpress installed in the root directory, and plan to use the domain.tld as a portfolio and domain.tld/blog as personal blog site. Since the blog keyword is reserved in Wordpress and can't be ...
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Creating a subdomain network in a subdomain

I've installed Wordpress on subdomain.domain.com. I've enabled the Wordpress Network on this installation, choosing a subdomain install. I've created a wildcard subdomain in cpanel, which is ...
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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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Domain name in a WordPress Network

I have a domain-based network. Blogs are like: blog1.domain.com blog2.domain.com One of these blogs needs to be migrated to a domain blog1.com, but without leave the network. I know I have to poing ...
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Remove default post types on all sites except primary blog. WPMU

I'm trying to come up with a solution that would allow me to remove the default post types (pages, posts, comments, links, etc) from all the multi-site blogs EXECEPT the primary blog. It will remain ...
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favicon and multi site

what about if you are on a multi site install, where would you put the favicon to have it automaticallly recognized by the browser (and no blot the code with link tag)cause there is no real root per ...
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Manipulate list of themes in wp-admin

I'm running a multisite network with 100+ themes installed and activated. Is there a way to manipulate the list of available themes in wp-admin so that certain themes appear in the list first? (a kind ...
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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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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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How to make category RSS feeds show full content

I'm trying to fix a friend's feed to show full content in the category feed instead of only a summary. He's already done the setting bit, but it still doesn't seem to work. Thoughts? EDIT: The feed ...
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Multisite - getting a 404 for additional site created using subdomain install

I created an additional site on my multisite subdomain installation. Now when I try to visit the new site or its wp-admin, I get a 404 error. My wordpress instance is hosted on AWS Checked the ...
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Wordpress MU 2.9.2 to 3.0.5 changes to category.php

In the latest version of WP I see the category.php page is now using edit-tags.php. The version Im running seems to have an issue with the search feature on this page whereas the new version doesnt. ...
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How to run a test WordpressMu to Wordpress3 update?

Currently I am running a wordpress MU site with ~100 blogs. It's Wordpress MU version 2.8.x Because it was so heavily used, I was asked not to update to Wordpress 3 right away. The users are ...