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I have second WP site in subfolder. I need to give priority to main site if they conflict.

In main site I have pages like:

  • site.com/author/john
  • site.com/author/robert

And I installed second WP in "author" folder:

site.com/author (This is second WP site)

And now, the page site.com/author/john does not work.

When entered

 RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} /author/?$ 

in .htaccess the page site.com/author/john works but then site.com/author/hello-world does not work.

What I need is both site.com/author/john and site.com/author/hello-world (post in second site) work.

How to achieve that?

  • What is the purpose of this site in the subfolder? I have to imagine there's a better solution. Either a subdomain or something on the main site. – Jacob Peattie Aug 23 '18 at 14:08
  • If I can not found solution, I will create a subdomain. I have created user area for authors in the second Wp. So they can send content without login to main Wp. – ahmet Aug 23 '18 at 14:11
  • Why do you need to do that? Seems like it would be better to just give them the appropriate roles & capabilities so they can only do what you need them to. – Jacob Peattie Aug 23 '18 at 14:33
  • Yeh, I could help you with this, but I'm all against supporting bad practices :) Just create proper user roles – Jeffrey von Grumbkow Aug 23 '18 at 14:59

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