I created a plugin for the bootstrap navbar. Then I created an option page for my plugin. In my options page, I have two types of navbar (Default navbar and Full-width navbar) you can only choose one of them. I want to use WordPress multisite and create two sites within it. Then in the first site show the Default navbar and, in the second site, show the full-width navbar. Can I can activate the same plugin in each site and use different options in each site? Or must I install WordPress two times then using the plugin in each WordPress installation folder?

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Put the plugin in the wp-content/mu-plugins directory. Each site in your network has its own _options table in the database so as long as you are using built-in WP functions for handling your plugin's options, each site will have its own distinct set of options.

  • Does it need to be a mu-plugin? And probably worth spelling out you mean add_option, update_option, get_option, not the _site_ versions.
    – Rup
    Commented Jul 4, 2016 at 15:52
  • doesn't have to be mu, but he said he wants it activated in each site...so easy enough to just put it there.
    – C C
    Commented Jul 4, 2016 at 21:13

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