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

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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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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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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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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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Outputting Canonical Resource URLs Across a Multisite Network?

Say a theme "foo" is used on across a network of sites. In each site, all the theme resources (.css, .js, etc.) will have distinct URLs: http://network/siteA/wp-content/themes/foo/style.css ...
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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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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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switch_to_blog() performance considerations & alternatives

I'm currently in the conceptual phase for a multisite network. The rough idea is: There are multiple networked sites and all publish posts for their own. The network admin is able to establish ...
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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 ...
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Opinions whether to go multisite VS 3 separate WP installation

I've been reading a lot of questions here regarding about multiple blogs/sites in one Wordpress installation and I've added some of them to my favorites. But I still have the urge/nerve to post this ...
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Multisite mu-plugins site-specific directory

Is it possible to have a must-use directory within the multisite system that is specific to each individual site?
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Merging multiple wp_query objects

I have the code below for a multisite install. It works fine, but I need to merge each WP_Query loop object from each multisite together for use in another template with the WordPress loop. Is this ...
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Is it possible to import a wordpress backup from a single site in to a multi-site configuration?

I have a local development server with WordPress installed (my desktop Linux Mint 12 box). I'd like to use multi-site WordPress to manage my different client projects through one install, but I have a ...
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Organize uploaded media files

I have a blog with all media stored in a folder called upload (organize media was disabled), I've activate it to organize new uploads by date. But how can i organize old files? I want this because i ...
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PHP Notices appear when browsing any page in admin, but only for child theme, using code from WP Codex

My php_error.log in my console (locally on OSX) is reporting 3 PHP Notices. The PHP Notices only appear when browsing each admin page in the back-end for a site (running multisite) that uses a child ...
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Multiple domains with different child themes on one installation?

Is it possible to have multiple domains (each with unique child theme) on one installation? I'm aware of Wordpress's new feature called "Network", which allows you to have one installation for ...
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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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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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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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Wordpress Installation for multi-domains with nginx and php-fpm

I am new to Wordpress. I googled around but could not find precise steps to install Wordpress with nginx multi-site configuration. I want to install wordpress 3.3.1 on Ubuntu 11.10. I already ...
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How to get popular post from across a network?

I have a multisite network on WP 3.3.1. I now need to get all popular posts from across this network (preferably based on the amount of views). Is this possible, and how do I do that?
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Create unique robots.txt for every site on multisite-installation

Does anyone know how I can have a unique robots.txt file for every domain served by my wp-multisite-installation? I did a search on plugins but couldn't find anything suitable.
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the blog owner multisite

In a multisite, how can I get the ID of the owner of the current blog? I know how to get the current blogs Id using get_current_blog_id(), so given that ID, how would I fetch the ID of the owner of ...