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

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Why can't a WordPress network (multisite) in it's own folder use subdomains?

If I'm setting up a brand new multisite installation with WordPress in it's own folder (say /wp/) why can't I configure the network to use subdomains instead of subfolders? Currently, if I try to ...
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latest 5 posts using switch_to_blog loop

im sure i must be doing something wrong and would really appreciate a little help. I am trying to loop through all of my Sub Dir "Multisite" blogs using switch_to_blog, below: global $wpdb, ...
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Sub-directory blog on a sub-domain WordPress network site

I have a WordPress Network install with the individual sites installed on subdomains. example.com a.example.com b.example.com I would now like to launch a blog on each of the sites. It'd like the ...
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WordPress Multi Site Best Practice

This question is mainly to get some clarification on best practice for setting up a WordPress Multi-Site. As I have not done this before. I have outlined the scenario below. All help is greatly ...
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Import a regular WordPress blog into a MU installation

I am looking for a safe way to import independent blogs into a WordPress MU installation. The basic idea is to merge multiple blogs running on subdomains into a single wordpress installation with MU ...
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Two-level multisites in WordPress

I'm wondering if there is a way to implement something like sub-multisites, like parent-child multisite relation. So, what i want is a way to have something like this: /site1 /site1/subsite1 ...
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Which is the recommended method to transfer a wordpress site to wordpress Multisite?

I want to create a wordpress site on my local server and then trasfer it into another server that runs a wordpress multisite installation. Which way is safer to follow: a) install a wordpress single ...
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Network installation giving errors when viewing or adding a user

I have just installed a fresh version of WP which I have turned in to a network install (using the instructions found here). All seemed to be going well, and I was able to add a new site ...
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wp-cli is not working properly. No response from commands

I am trying to make a copy of a live site on a test server. I installed wp-cli and wp-cli sometimes works and sometimes doesn't. When it doesn't work, it just returns nothing. Not one character of ...
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Hierarchical Page Listing of all Pages in a Multisite Network

I would like to create a page template that does a listing of all pages across all blogs within a multisite network and list those pages starting with the blog name of the site and then list out the ...
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Uploading Images to Multi-Site Causes Failure to HTTP Error

Just to fill you in on my situation. Running WordPress multi-site version: 3.5.2 clean install. Zero 3rd party plugins. All of my plugins have been disabled for debugging. Using WordPress MU ...
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How to modify author base slug with groups and slug to use nice_nickname?

After reading the following suggestions from Jan Fabry regarding URL rewrite and the author slug I took the challenge in combining both solution in one. Change author base slug for different roles ...
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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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Restrict users on multisite WordPress install

I have a series of sites that I maintain as part of a WordPress multisite install. I'd like to be able to create users accounts that are restricted to viewing only a single one of these sites. Is ...
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On Multisite: Loop to Show First Four Images of Recent Posts Across Network

I would like to display the first four images from posts across a WordPress network. In Otto's image gallery tutorial he recommended using the following to get images from recent posts. Query ...
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WordPress Multisite: Automatically run importer upon creating new site

Is it possible to automatically run the WP Importer when creating a new site in WordPress Multisite? I think this would need to be a function that runs when wpmu_new_blog is called but can't find ...
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Asian language multisite IDN subdomain

Using an IDN internationalized domain name in Thai appears to work fine. However when using WP Multisite Subdomain network and trying to ADD SITE as a SUBDOMAIN - it is not accepting the Thai ...
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how to enable different number of revisions for different blogs when using WPMU?

for example i would like blog1 to have at most 3 revisions for each post but i want blog2 can have at most 10 revisions since this blog may have more than one editors that i want to enable this blog ...
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How to Limit Bandwidth for Multisite?

I know this has been discussed all over the net throughout the years, but I can't find a recent article. Is there any way to limit bandwidth on a per-site basis for multi-site? I'd like to limit data ...
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BP Multi Network & Members Directory [closed]

With bp-multi-network it appears members are shared across all networks. Example - networks based on location. newyork.mydomain.com, losangeles.mydomain.com, vancouver.mydomain.com At present a ...
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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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merging two multisites

I need to merge two existing multistes. Each has some 40 blogs, and the end result should be that all 80 blogs reside on one WP installation. Any advice or experience on how to best apporach this ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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Implementing DNS Prefetching with WordPress

I'm not sure whether my question sounds promising or not but what I'm going to ask is very much relevant. So please read the full question before down voting or flag. I'm trying to implement DNS ...
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Multisite database upgrade SSL error

I have upgraded my Multisite setup WordPress to 3.6.1. And after that, when I do Network Upgrade > Database Upgrade it's showing: Warning! Problem updating http://www.example.com/site1. Your ...
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How to tell if plugin has been network activated

I have the following lines of code that add the settings link and setup for my plugin: add_action('admin_menu', array(&$this, 'admin_settings_menu')); // Add menu to options ...
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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 ...