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

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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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Add Wordpress MU Network Admin via Database

I am working on getting a copy of a WordPress MU network up and running on my local machine for development purposes (using WordPress 3.2.1 at the moment). I need access to the network administration ...
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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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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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Using wp_insert_post() with Networking enabled

I'm working on a script that will drop articles directly into the wordpress database, using wp_insert_posts(). However, I have networking enabled and the wp_insert_post() reference page has no ...
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Can You Export Theme Settings From WordPress Multisite?

I do local WP development on a WordPress Multisite instance. What is the best way to move theme settings from there to the live instance? By theme settings I am talking about widgets and theme ...
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Editing theme files and access to the Code pages only to super-admin?

When I deal with Multisite installation.Some themes like mystique and aparatus provide the widget areas with in the theme-settings page to enter Advertising codes in the form of HTML or java script ...
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Delete options from all blogs on plugin uninstall from a network/multisite

Codex says about deleting options on uninstal //note in multisite looping through blogs to delete options on each blog does not scale. You'll just have to leave them. I am not very hopeful, ...
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How to set an option for all sites in my network?

I have a multisite instance of WordPress with almost 100 sites. I need to set an option for a network-wide installed plugin but I don't want to go to each site dashboard to set this option by hand. ...
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Creating a Dev box from an existing production machine?

I've inherited a WP Networks production server which needs a few updates. However, some users have made some customizations to themes (without creating a child theme). Ideally, I'd like to 'clone' ...
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Are nested subdomains possible with a subdomain multisite?

I currently have a multisite using sub domains setup, which works well so far: example.com (main site) site1.example.com site2.example.com site3.example.com The question now is whether it's ...
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Nginx rules for subdomain multisite install (Bedrock)

I'm trying to move an existing Bedrock based multisite instance to nginx and am having difficulty getting a set of nginx rules to mimic the original .htaccess. Bedrock places the crux of the files in ...
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Force Network Admin Dashboard to 1 column on wordpress multisite

I am wondering whether anyone knows how to force the dasboard layout to 1 column on a wordpress Multisite install for the Network Admin Dashboard This is part of the solution but it does not force ...
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“Upgrade Network” error: stuck with SSL certificate verification

When trying to update one Network/MU install, I got the following error. Warning! Problem updating https://subdomain-A.example.com. Your server may not be able to connect to sites running on it. ...
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Querying post from a multisite network

I am working on a multisite blog network where I have to display recent post on my home page, 10 post per page navigation. I did implement it using wpdb object with one complex sql statement. I got ...
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Lock one of WP Network sites for not registered users

I have a blog network (Multisite), with domain mapping plugin installed, and some of my sites are under development, so I want to lock them from not registered users. I tested a few plugins designed ...
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Multisite, turn off “create new site”

If someone enters the wrong URL to my wordpress multisite, they get the option to create another site in the network. Why does this happen, and how do I turn it off?
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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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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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How do I fix problems with users not being able to publish and only submit for review after upgrade of Multisites installation?

We have a previous WPMU installation that has been upgraded to a WordPress Multisites installation. Since upgrading to 3.3.2 from 3.2.1 we have problem with editors/admin not being able to post on ...
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Hard Code Pages into a Theme for a Network (multisite) Installation

I'm creating a multisite network and I am looking for a way to have it so new blogs that are created have a couple of standard pages set up automatically. The purpose of these pages will be to ...
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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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4 single sites VS multisite wordpress

We're currently running a multisite wordpress install for 4 sites. Running into problems with pretty much every plugin ever made (mostly issues with user account creation etc), I'd really like to ...
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Multisite wide post type?

Is it possible to have a multisite wide post type without duplicating the posts? That is a post type that is the same no matter what blog you are on? Theoretical example: StackExchange has many ...
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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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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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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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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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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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NGinx + Wordpress Subdomain Multi with core in Subdirectory

I have a WordPress install that works perfectly on a Apache server. I am currently in the process of both changing my hosting company (the new one offer NGinx) and my development stack (moving to ...
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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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Is there a filter to define the OG image on a given post?

I am looking for a filter to define what image on a post sets the facebook OG image. In my case I have the image I want to use in a post meta field. I have looked around but am unsure of the best way ...
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Is it still only possible to do multisite domain mapping with a plugin in WordPress 4.1?

If I have a multisite subdomain install e.g. mysite.co.uk and I want to map another domain e.g. mysite2.co.uk to a new site in the same multisite install, is this only possible using a plugin or ...
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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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Why are images uploaded to main domain, when using multisite with different domains?

I am using Worspress Multisite feature, where I have two domains: lkrnac.net -> main domain handysvandy.net -> secondary domain Not using any special plugin to handle multiple domains. In Network ...
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Removing My Sites menu from Admin

I am trying to find a solution to remove the "My Sites" menu that comes under the Dashboard section of a multi-site install. Any ideas on which hook to use?
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How properly delete only one site (blog) from the Network in WordPress Multisite (WPMU)

I have a Network with ~30 sites. And I need to delete only one of them. Could you please tell me how should I delete properly only one site from the Network WordPress Multisite (WPMU)? Because when ...
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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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Add role across network in multisite

I have been trying to add new wordpress roles and capabilities, in a multisite installation, using the code below. The issue is, it only applies to the 'main' site of the multisite, and does not ...
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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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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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How to manage multiple domain with different languages on each domain with single wordpress installation?

I need to manage multiple domain with different content on each domain. For each domain I need to manage content in different languages. I found we can use WordPress MU Domain Mapping to manage ...
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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 ...