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

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W3 Total Cache Plugin with WP 3 MultiUser [closed]

I'm having some strange behavior with my W3 Total Cache solution working on my multi-user Wordpress 3 installation. The multi-user is setup to use sub directories, and I'm using all types of caching ...
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Change management solution for BP-based site?

I administer a social networking site that runs on WP, BP, and WP Multisite. Currently I have two servers: development and production, but I plan to move to three: development, staging, and ...
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How to run WP Cron the right way?

I have WordPress Multisite with several sites. I set up DISABLE_WP_CRON to true in my wp-config.php. How to run wp-cron.php the right way? If we set up cron task with wget or curl we have 30 sec ...
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How to setup LDAP authentication with WP multisite

I would like to set up my WP multisite install so that it will authenticate with our LDAP server. I had this working using the WPMU LDAP authentication plugin, but it no longer appears to be working ...
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Uploading/Deploying a Multi Site Install

So I was looking to create a multi site for a clients since the goal is to have the same branded theme on several sub domains to deal with different countries (e.g. mysite.com, usa.mysite.com, ...
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Upload path/URL weirdness for the main blog of a multisite/network setup

We have a WP network (with domain mapping) that was started pre WP 3.5, so it was using ms-files.php and wp-content/blogs.dir/ to store media files. I wanted to remove ms-files.php dependency and ...
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Post and Page Inheritance to subsites in a WordPress Network

I have to develop a multi-country, multi-lingual website. One country may have multiple languages. I have setup a WordPress Network and created subsites for each country like following. abc.com/ > ...
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How would I use pre_get_posts to query another site for posts in my multisite network?

I have a multisite network of sites which should display blog content from each other if the blog post has a tag with the site name. To gather all posts within the network I use the SWT (Sitewide ...
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How to use alias domain for multisite installation?

Is it possible to use alias-domain for multisite installation? I have tried domain-mapping plugin and Multi Domains plugin for WordPress, but this does not solve this problem. Example: I have ...
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How to consolidate all sitemaps in a multisite network?

I have a multisite installation with quite a lot sites on subdomains. The problem is that all multisite sitemap plugins create a separate sitemap for each site. I do not want to have to add dozens of ...
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Multisite Independent User Base

I run a multisite blog farms with all blogs having a consistent functionalities (theme and plugins and some basic content), but independent from each other in terms of user database. I would like to ...
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WordPress MultiSite Active Directory integration and site privacy

Here's the overview of the setup: I have a multisite installation of WordPress 3.4.2. I've installed the Active Directory Authentication Integration plugin ...
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Multisite/network--automatic self-registration, blog setup

I am creating a WordPress Network multisite blog in a university environment. It's set up in subdirectory mode, so that each new blog appears as a subdirectory off a common domain name. The Network ...
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Using separate Apache log files for multisite

A while back I left Blogger and downloaded my blogs to my system. I hosted them there with each individual blog as a VirtualHost for a while. Later, I imported them into WordPress and am hosting them ...
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How to make wp-signup.php a 1-step process [closed]

I'm developing a multisite for Real Estate agents. Wp-signup.php used the wrong page template from my theme (homepage instead of full width page template), so I took the meat and potatoes from ...
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How to run Two Wordpress blogs with different themes and with single database and same content

How do you run two Wordpress blogs with different themes using one database where the content remains the same in both sites? The issue that I am getting is at the Domain mapping in both blogs.
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Customizing wp-activate.php

Does anyone know how I can customise wp-activate.php? It wraps the content in <div id="content" class="widecolumn">, however in my theme the main wrapper is <div id="main"> Presumably, I ...
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Multiple blogs, different domain names, one install to rule them all

I've read a couple questions/answers on here but still am a little bit confused. My goal: To have domain1.com and domain2.com under one wordpress installation but have different content (separate ...
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How to disable Multisite sign-up page?

If we try to access a non-existant Multisite site, e.g., http://site1.example.com or http://example.com/site1/, we are redirected to http://example.com/wp-signup.php?new=site1. How to block this and ...
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How to get the main blog's id and db prefix from a mu plugin?

How can one get the blog ID as well as the database prefix of the main blog in a wordpress multisite installation? Is the main blog's ID always 1? Also how can the main blog's table prefix be acquired ...
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List Recent Comments from Across a Multi-site Network

I'm look for a custom SQL query that will let me pull in the latest comments from across a WP multi-site install. The end result will be identical to a regular recent comments widget, but from all ...
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Are page/post IDs unique across a whole network?

If I have a page with ID 123, I know my template file page-123.php will be called to render it, but if my theme is used across a network, could a page in a different site also have ID 123? I assume, ...
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What type of Google tracking should I use?

I have WP Multisite and now I want to track the different sites. I'm using Multisite Domain Mapping to map www.mysite.com to http://subsite.mysite.com My questions is: a) Do I need to add the same ...
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Sharing Ad Revenue among Users of a Multisite in a Collaborative Model?

Is anyone aware of some functionality to share the revenue among the users of a Multisite? A multisite lets other people create and mainatain their own blogs. The Multisite owner should able to ...
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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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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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How to Set up a Multisite WordPress?

I would like to build a multi-site WordPress in which users can make accounts for their website but I'm not sure how I can actually achieve this. What is the best way to create a WordPress multi-site? ...
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Can simple Admin save options in a Multisite?

I am developing a custom plugin on a multisite installation that, unfortunately, I am not so use to work with. Tis is the problem: I need to add a field into che profile page of a user and I need ...
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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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How to customize the wp-signup.php for a multisite network?

I googled about customizing wp-signup.php but found no luck. Here's what I need: User will register. During registration process, user will pay first (like paypal or credit card). Create subdomain ...
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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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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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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 does WordPress tell which post is from which site in a multisite setup?

I'm aware that WordPress stores all the post content of a multisite in the same database table and I was just wondering how it internally differentiates post content from one blog to the other?
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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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SQL to check how many sites a user is a member of

I have a multisite installation and I'm working on creating a reporting plugin. One of the things that I would like to do is show the number of sites a user is a member of. Right now, I'm using ...
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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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Add site options UI in Multisite Sites > Infos page

I want to add meta fields for the sites in my network (such as a thumbnail and a category). I know how to do this using get/add/update_site_option, but I'm wondering where I could put the UI to manage ...
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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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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 ...