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Host the wp-admin on another domain?

Currenly I have a client that has a WordPress running on, let's say, www.example.com. I'm working on a new version using another technology/language that will be hosted on another server.. But the ...
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Multisite on Windows with wildcard subdomains

I want to create a local network on a Windows machine using subdomains. I do not want to edit the hosts file for each new subdomain. But Windows does not support wildcard subdomains, and the Codex ...
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Can a multisite's blogs be accessible from two different sub-domains?

Quick Background: We have a single WordPress instance, with Multisite enabled, hosting three separate blogs. (blog.example.com/blog1, blog.example.com/blog2, blog.example.com/blog3). This multisite ...
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What is the best way to load the WP environment in a subdomain of my multisite Wordpress install?

I have a subfolder install of WP multisite, let's say at "domain.com". I now need to load the WP environment in subdomains of domain.com, say "sub1.domain.com", "sub2.domain.com", ... ...
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Create multiple subdomains for multi-site from a database

I want to create multiple subdomains for users. I know how to create multiple subdomains manually using creating network. But, i have so many users, I can't create those subdomains manually one by ...
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WordPress Multisite. Can domain be used instead of subdomain?

i am new to multisite. It is a simple question. I know WordPress multisite can be setup for subdomains. Is it possible to use domains along with subdomains? I have searched google but have not had ...
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Wildcard subdomain for the same site

Is there any way to make all requests to any subdomain load the same Wordpress website e.g. user1.example.com, user2.example.com and user3.example.com all load the same website, but with the links ...
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Benefits or Problems for using Sub-Directory vs Sub-Domain install of WP Network

Reading through the documentation you have the ability to setup a WP Network in two ways, Sub-Domains and Sub-Directories. The only explanation they give you is Sub-directory sites It works with ...
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How to set up Wordpress Multisite on multiple domains without plugin?

How to set up Wordpress Multisite, sub-folder setup, on multiple domains without plugin? For expample if I have two domains www.domain-one.com and second www.domain-two.com, i would like to have ...
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591 views

Redirecting specific category to subdomain

I have a problem in following situation: I have 2 separate Wordpress 3.3.1 instances, main at domain.com and one of them (which consists of simple Q&A type site) is available from subdomain ...
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553 views

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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Wordpress | Sub-domain switching

I'm finding a way to redirect to a sub-domain. Sub-domains contain instances of multiple languages, say for an example -: http://mysite/?p=7694 This is the English site and I want it to redirect to ...
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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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1answer
646 views

SSL wildcard issue for wp multisite subdomains

I have a problem with wildcard SSL and my host says they are unable to get it to work how I thought it would work. I have bought a wildcard SSL certificate thinking that it should work nicely with ...
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1answer
506 views

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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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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401 views

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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Sub domain redirection to taxonomy

Hi all I want to use sub domain for my taxonomy like that : http://taxonomy.domain.com/apple map to http://www.domain.com/taxonomy/apple I add this to my vhost RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ...
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Load template for specific subdomain

I'd like to be able to set a wordpress theme for certain subdomains, but still load the same content for all installations. For example, I have www.domain.com that loads the default template with ...
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Make Search Function include subdomain (blog.ourwebsite.com)

Wondering if there's a way to edit our search.php or .htaccess or function.php (or anything else...) so that our search function on our main site (www.oursite.com) includes the subdomain of ...
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1answer
2k views

Multisite installation combining subdomains and subdirectories

I need to create a complex WordPress-powered set up, which I would like to run from a single code base. My setup is complicated by a number of factors. First of all I already have software running ...
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1answer
382 views

One WordPress and database but multiple subdomains

I want to create a multiple subdomains, but using only one wordpress and database installation. The difference of those subdomain sites are the colors and the blogs, but in terms of functionalities, ...
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How to create Sub Sub domain Multi User blogs?

Hi to all I would like to create a big Wordpress network with this structure: sitename.com (Main website) cat1.sitename.com (sub website) cat11.cat1.sitename.com (sub-sub website) ...
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2answers
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How do I maintain static directories on multisite subdomains?

I'm trying to migrate from multiple subdomain blogs to WP multisite. The one stumbling block is that I'm pretty sure the static files and directories on my subdomains will not be found; each of my ...
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1answer
512 views

Second wordpress installation on subdirectory

I currently have a blog setup as a subdomain on my website as, to my knowledge, it's the only way to use a different WordPress theme. Am I able to setup another WordPress installation on my current ...
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1answer
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Multisite wordpress and subdomain URL collisions

I have a multisite WordPress installed on a server using a domain, site.com and I have a subdomain setup in WordPress, so subsites are at sub1.site.com, sub2.site.com etc. In addition to this, the ...
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“Preview Changes” button doesn't show changes for previously published posts/pages

When go in and make some changes to an article and click the "Preview Changes" button (without having first saved anything), another window/tab opens, but the article shown is the last saved version. ...
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1answer
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How can I have multiple URLs pointing to single WordPress installation?

Here's my scenario: I have three specific jobs sites: LAMPJobsLA.com, MobileJobsLA.com, SocialMediaJobsLA.com I'd like to run them under on "master site": TechJobsLA.com but keep the URLs intact ...
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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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2answers
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WP MU - Accessing 'Domain-Mapped' WP-Admin with a subdomain

After mapping the domains to each WP MU blog I'm having to separately login to each of the blogs and from what I've read online it's not possible or not secure to keep a user logged in on different ...
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1answer
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General Settings for Wordpress Subdomain

I recently updated to the latest version of WP. One of my bloggers mentioned that the Preview link wasn't working for her anymore. I'm unsure whether the recent upgrade stopped it from working or if ...
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Moving a blog from a subdomain to a folder

I'm going to move my blog from http://blog.wordfruit.com to http://wordfruit.com/blog the main Wordfruit site is in PHP and the blog is WordPress. I know I can make the change at ...
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Create subdomains for tags and categories

I'd like to find a way to make subdomain addresses work for some of my important tags and categories. For instance foo.thesite.com would show content for thesite.com/category/foo. I've been trying to ...
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How to serve assets files (js, css, images) on a subdomain

Currently I'm setting up a blog on site.com/wordpress and I would like to serve all of my assets for the blog on my asset server, assets.site.com/blog/. I got the desired results on the front end by ...
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How to run a subdirectory multisite install under a subdomain

I am on a VPS running Nginx as a backend server. I want to set up a sub-directory multisite WordPress installation, however I want all sub-sites to be under one sub-domain also. For example: My main ...
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WPMU Development Environment

This is my first time playing with WPMU, I'm trying to move an entire WPMU site into a subdomain of itself for a development environment. The site itself is using subdomains so I'm having a bit of ...
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Relative instead of absolute links in pages?

I have my blog under blog.mydomain.com. I am using pages for some static content that needs to be accessed from another subdomain. So careers.mydomain.com will show WordPress content from ...
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Linking to Files in Root Directory Outside of WP Installation

I have a website that uses WordPress for its blog (the website itself is not WordPress). So the structure is: www.website.com (not WordPress) www.website.com/blog (WordPress) I have a JavaScript ...
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WordPress Multisite Wildcard Subdomains on Plesk

I've followed the instructions here on how to configure wildcard subdomains for my multisite setup on Plesk but can't quite get it to work. Everything functions as it should in the backend: I can ...
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Move from Subdomain to Root

I have a site setup at dev.site.com. I need to move it to site.com. Do I need to physically move all of the images/files/subdirectories, etc to /public_html/ ? All files that I need currently ...
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Making 2 WordPress sites mutually searchable and more

I have a new client who has 2 WordPress websites in use at present. The first / main site is hosted at www.domain.com and the secondary site is at info.domain.com. However, both sites need to be ...
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1answer
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Possible to create a multisite network where the main site is non-WP?

example.com <- large non-WP site I would like to add multiple blogs to the site, with different URL requirements, and manage them all within one Multisite install. However, the original site will ...
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After duplicating site to a sub folder, links send user to original site

I wanted to duplicate my WordPress site, and make just a few small changes to the duplicate. However, after duplicating the site, I have had problems with the links sending the user back to the ...
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Child Site doesn't appear in the Network menu

As you see in the snapshot, just the main site appear in My Sites menu, Although it appears correctly in the "Network Admin". I used the subdomain installation when I configured the Wordpress MU. And ...
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Mapping Subdomains in Wordpress to give the appearance of a localised site, best approach?

I am building a classifieds website and am using Wordpress for the functionality of user accounts, Paypal integration, custom taxonomies and of course super flexible custom post types for the ...
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Start with multi-site feature now or later?

I have a single installation of Wordpress in my web host and would like it to manage 2 domains or websites. One is for the domain and the other is for its subdomain/s. dummy example: www.swimming.com ...
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Moving local wordpress page to a real server subdomain broke my permalinks?

I developed a site locally with /%postname%/ permalink structure. I did some sample posts locally and wanted to move this entire local setup to a temporary subdomain like http://review.clientsite.com. ...
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WordPress Multisite Question

I want to add a subdomain to all my WordPress sites in a WP MU. For example, I have: example.com. When adding a new site to be: demo.example.com/newsite1 I don't want to create a new user or ...
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Point static content like css and js to cookieless subdomain

How can I change the links that WordPress generates for all static content like css, js, png, jpg, gif, etc to a cookieless subdomain? I don't want to use mod_rewrite. I want the PHP code to replace ...
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On WordPress Network(multisite), Sub Blogs in Subdirectories or Subdomains? What's better?

Can anyone explain why one is better than the other, and in what circumstances? Things I'm considering: SEO consequences (if any), scaling issues (if any) and anything else I'm not thinking about. ...