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

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Turn off ms-files.php after network setup

I have a multisite that was setup on WordPress 3.4. That means that uploads for sub-sites are stored in wp-content/blogs.dir/{blog_id}/files and are served through ms-files.php. In WordPress 3.5, ...
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Clone a wordpress website with same functionality, but different content

I have got a Wordpress website and I would like to create a new one with exactly the same functions, themes/templates (apart from the color), plugins, etc. An exact clone of the current one, but with ...
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WP Multisite development with Mamp Pro and wildcard subdomains, not really working for me

I´m trying to set up a local development environment for me to work on a Wordpress multisite that I´m building. I use Mamp Pro with default ports (Apache: 80, MySQL: 3306), and I also added a new host ...
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How Can I Centralize Content Usage and Approval in a WordPress Multi-Site installation

I am working with a non-profit client that runs several charities under one umbrella. A good metaphor would be to think of the United Way (but it's not the United Way). Can a WordPress multi-site ...
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Multiple domain names under one Wordpress Installation

This is what I'd like to accomplish, hopefully under one WP install: I would like to use one WP install for my main domain + three subdomains, where subdomains need to be somehow "masked" / add-ons of ...
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How to remove the Tools menu item from the WP-Admin menu

Where is function.php is stored and built? I want to remove menu named as tools from mysite from all user like admin and other user's? I Request you please help me out from this problem.Give me the ...
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Remove the blog slug from Wordpress Multisite root node

I have been looking at whether it is possible to remove the blog from the post & caetegory URL's in a multisite setup on the root node. I have found the Multisite sites settings and removed the ...
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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 to combine multiple sites to Wordpress MU

I have multiple well-established Wordpress sites. I am considering combining them into one Wordpress MU site. I have found that a few of the sites probably do not get as much of my attention as they ...
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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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How can I get a list of plugins and which blogs are using them?

I'm about to upgrade my Wordpress MU installation to wordpress 3 Before I update, I want to find out which blogs use which plugins. I don't see a way to do that in the UI, is there? What about a ...
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Creating a Post form outside of the Admin

I am merging Wordpress into a existing system and require our users to be able to make posts to a multi-site WP install. I have a database table that will link our own member to specific blog IDs and ...
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How to migrate Wordpress Blogs into Multisite without using the GUI-Import/Export Feature

I'd like to migrate some quite huge Wordpress-Blogs into one Multisite Installation. The Export-Wizard and the Import Wizard are bound to PHP-Limits (Memory, Execution-Time) and so the Export and ...
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How can I create a multisite global tag cloud?

I have a WordPress multisite installation. I need to create a sitewide tagcloud on the main blog. How can I do that ?
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What are the differences in capabilities between the super-administrator and administrator?

What are the capabilities that a super-administrator has that an administrator does not have? The codex page on user capabilities does not have a list of capabilities of the super-admin. It lists ...
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WordPress Network Feature

I have to create a simple network of websites (different sub-domains) using WordPress. There are just going to be 3 or 4 such websites. I know that WordPress MU was integrated directly within ...
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How can i get the last post from wp multisite?

I have to get the last post from my Multisite network on WordPress. For now I use this code for display the last updated post after a cycle on each blog_id: <?php $blogs = get_last_updated(' ', ...
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Subdomain and subdirectories together in one installation

I'm currently want to develop my design company website and choosing wordpress as my CMS. How do I should install the wordpress when I want the domain structure like this: Blog = blog.example.com ...
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multisite htaccess 301 redirects

I've got a multisite sub-domain install with 3 sites on it. 2 of the sites use domain mapping. The main site (id=1) requires several 301's that are old pages from a previous structure such as: ...
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Troubleshooting a “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page” error

I have a multisite installation running WP 3.5. My main site and a few other blogs on the network work fine. However, if I register a new user and site, that user gets the "You do not have sufficient ...
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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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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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Change wordpress Multisite default site from side id 1 to side id 2

I have a multsite installation with canonical setup like site1.domain.com and site2.domain.com etc. How do I change the default root site from site 1 to site 2? I tried to change these two values in ...
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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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Recover from failed multisite conversion

I'm normally quite the techie (look at my SF account!) but it turns out I know nothing about Wordpress and in doing so have sabotaged my wife's blog. As a family we have a hosting package through ...
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How does wordpress multisite manage subdomains?

I have a Wordpress multisite installed, and would like to understand how the subdomains actually are managed, ie how does my wordpress multisite knows where to find the files/data when a browser ...
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How can I manage all multisite pending comments in one place?

I have a WP multisite installation with a large number of sites. Thanks to auto-approving comments from registered users and invite only registration we no longer need to receive email notifications ...
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Hide a theme on list of themes in wp-admin without editing core files

I'm running a multisite network with 200+ themes installed and activated. Is there a way to manipulate the list of available themes in wp-admin so that certain theme does not appear in the list? I ...
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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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Fixing media links after importing to multisite

When i imported all posts and media from a old site to new site which on wordpress multisite. The image links on posts are got broken because how media are stored on a multisite is quite different ...
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Odd Script File Trying to be Loaded

This is an odd query I have and wondered if anybody can shed some light on it? We have a number WordPress multi-site (formally Mu) install, but on nearly all the sites on multiple installs we are ...
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How to make WordPress use new Upload Path settings in Multisite Setup

I have a site that is setup for WordPress multisite. The main site works, but the subdomains are not functioning as I would like them to. Here are the settings for the main site: Upload Path: ...
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Ideal WP multisite server setup for up to 1000 sites?

I plan to host up to 1000 sites for a large non-profit. Each site could get quite a bit of traffic. What is the ideal setup? VPS, *ngix, mem-cache etc?
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wp-admin slow in multisite

Running Wordpress 3.1.2 (newly updated, installed as 3.0 about a year ago) with subdomain multisite & using the Sunrise domain mapping plugin. The frontend is fast, the backend (wp-admin) is very ...
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Duplicate a Multi-Site Subdomain

just 1 click ..and it duplicates ALL content, settings, css, plugins.. im looking for a plugin that adds a new link to Sites admin; Edit | Dashboard | Deactivate | Archive | Spam | Delete | Visit | ...
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Get Permalink of Network Blog Post

I am trying to write a function that will allow me to specify a post ID and a blog ID, and then have it return the permalink and title of the blog post. I need this to be efficient because the ...
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Infinite loop problem with the WordPress MU Domain Mapping plug-in

When I'm logged out, everything works fine. When I'm logged in, I'm unable to visit the front-end of my site. My main page is actually located in a sub-folder of my multisite installation: ...
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Installing One Plugin on a Few Blogs on a MultiSite

I would like to install a plugin on 3 out of the 20 blogs I have going on my MutliSite WP 3.0. Is this possible?
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How to get last_updated and newest_blogs in WP 3.0

We were using WPMU version 2.9.1, in which we had a plugin - Fimii WPMU Stats mu-plugin - that showed us last updated blogs, and newest blogs. We now upgraded to Wodpress 3.0, and the commands for the ...
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Using $wpdb Class to Pull Recent Comments Across a Network

Been looking for a clean and simple way to produce comments from across a network using the $wpdb database class. I did find this answer, which has been protected, and is four years old. I wrapped ...
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Wordpress Multisite: Have the same header and footer of main-blog on all sub-blogs

I'm trying to do the following: I have a Main-Blog and dozens of subblogs. I want all the subblogs to use the same theme (or child-theme, not sure yet) but have the same navigationitems of the ...
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How to use wp_insert_user on Wordpress Multisite?

I previously had a WordpressMU install, but this is deprecated and I'm trying to find my way around multisite. I need to programatically create a new user account for a particular site. ...
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How to use both British and American English?

I've taken over a website targeting different markets using five language versions, each is setup as it's own site within a multisite network. The main website mainly targets a British audience and ...
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How to set Active plugins as the default screen?

In my testing environment, I've got one hundred plugins. I'm more interested in seeing first the Active plugins than the complete list (All). How can I change the default screen for the Plugins menu ...
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Setting up a multilingual wordpress site

I am trying to set up a multilingual site using wordpress. I went through Each language in its own WordPress installation and decided to use this option: Plugins like Multisite Language Switcher ...
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Display All Non-Used Plugins

My company currently has a multisite of about 20 sites, and growing every day. We're trying to go through the plugins and set standards. IE, forms use plugin X. However, we have not found a single way ...
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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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Using Multisite with a CDN?

I'm running Wordpress Multisite hosted with Bluehost, and only have 5 low volume sites. My site load time has been awful recently, so I've used Lazy Load, DB optimization, Smush.it, and Quick Cache to ...
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How do I park secure.primary.com on top of the multisite ID:1 domain: www.primary.com (primary multisite domain)

We have a multisite setup, the primary domain needs to have www.primary.net, and secure.primary.net mapped in wordpress so the primary site's content loads on both. The problem we are facing is ...
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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 ...