Questions tagged [multisite]

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

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Prevent “main” WPMU site_url() being returned in functions

I've noticed that in a WordPress MU install with domain mapping enabled, some functions return URIs that don't use the current WPMU site's primary domain name which possibly means they are "WPMU ...
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Multisite Domain Mapping with SSL

I've done some searching but couldn't find this issue elsewhere, apologies if this has already been discussed elsewhere. I've set up a Multisite install; and am trying to set up domain mapping for ...
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Using MAMP and Xip.io to view a WordPress Multisite on a local network

I am trying to use MAMP's built in Xip.io functionality to view a WordPress multisite installation on a local network. I have this working no problem with a WordPress single installation but am ...
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Give to site admin the option to “skip confirmation email” when adding new user

in wordpress multisite when we give to site admin the option to add new users, site admin dont have the "checkbox" to add the new user without sending the user email with link activation (see the ...
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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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WP Multisite - multilanguage - swich to other language by click, but “same” content

I want to run a WP-multisite for 4 languages (in development), and did it so, 4 blogs, each one got the same content but in a different language, same structure, same pages, same postings, same images....
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WP_Site_Query vs. WP_Network_Query in WordPress 4.6

Can someone explain the difference between WP_Site_Query and WP_Network_Query in WordPress 4.6? WP_Network_Query() : Core class used for querying networks. WP_Site_Query() : Core class used for ...
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WP-CLI methods for get_current_blog_id, get_blog_details or $wpdb->prefix

I'm looking for some extra information about an mu site (--url) when attempting to export from a remote server to my local testing environment. One requirement for migration is the existing blog_id ...
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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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“You need a higher level of permission” after admin changing. Why?

I can't edit my website, when I try to edit, I see the page with the message: You need a higher level of permission. Sorry, you are not allowed to customize this site. It was started when I create ...
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Multisite Subdomains result in 403 Forbidden

So I have setup multisite as per the WordPress website page: https://codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_Network I'm using the latest WordPress 4.8. Setup example.com sub.example.com All requests for ...
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Prevent Deletion of Blogs

I'm trying to prevent the deletion of blogs in a WordPress Multisite installation. There is already a plugin that does this, but it uses wp_die() as the solution, which in my scenario does not work. ...
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Set subdomains live in a next step

I'm running a site on a different CMS and we are switching to WordPress soon. At the moment, there are sites like domain.at, sub1.domain.at and sub2.domain.at, served by one installation of the old ...
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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, canada....
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Wordpress multisite subdirectory redirect infinite loop issue

Any time I create a new site on my multisite install, I get an infinite loop redirect when navigating to that site's admin. I'm using the default htaccess supplied by WP for my subdirectory install. ...
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Multisite: use media from one site vs. copying the same media to all language sites?

This is a business site with product images. I have a multisite installation with 3 languages in 3 directories which will later be mapped to completely separate domains by the host when it's finished....
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Make default new sites https (multisite)

Quick background case: If I use Softaculous to install WP in cPanel, I can specify which protocol I would like the site to be in... (so they have something that addresses this). However with my ...
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get_sites() for sites registered before given date

I am trying to retrieve a list of sites within my WordPress multisite instance that were registered before a given date/time. Working with get_sites() and WP_Date_Query I have the following, but no ...
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how do I configure nginx for wordpress multisite, it occurs ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS

When I set the "/wp/" in PATH_CURRENT_SITE and call the network setting page(xxx.com/wp/wp-admin/network), it occurs too many redirects. But when I just set "/" in the PATH_CURRENT_SITE and I go to ...
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Suggestions for WPMU Migration (advanced)

We have a multisite network with a few hundred sites. We are currently merging with another company and migrating our sites. However we have a few clients who have decided to jump ship and are asking ...
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setup Multi Multi-site with one installation?

There are wp_blogs and wp_site tables, which seem, are preserved for ability to contain more than 1 main_site.... so, how can we make Multiple Multi-site? (as each of them were like main-site itself,...
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How to configure Wordpress Multisite by bash script?

I apologize if it's not the right place but I don't know where to ask my question. I've searching the whole web to find a bash script that convert a single site install to a multisite install. Using ...
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WordPress Multisite - Multiple subfolders for blogs

I created a network in blog.animals.com, the network is running fine. I can set up blogs like blog.animals.com/chimpanse. This is also working. I like to have multiple (2) subdirectories for each blog,...
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Multiple sites (separate domains) running from one WordPress site

I have a new project which is a little different. I have a main Group website and then multiple sister sites which are under the same company umbrella. They want one WordPress website to control ...
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WordPress Multisite Login Access

I have a multisite installation and use an .htaccess directive to close access to wp-login.php. <files wp-login.php> errordocument 403 http://example.com/restricted/ order deny,allow deny from ...
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How to properly force https and www on multisite

I have a wordpress multisite in network mode via wp multi network plugin. I've been trying to use .htaccess rules to force all urls to be https://www. eg: https://domain.com to https://www.domain....
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Switch_to_blog() outside wordpress

how can I load switch_to_blog() function outside wordpress? $blog_id = '7'; require_once( $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'] . '/wp-load.php' ); switch_to_blog($blog_id); echo get_option('blogname'); ...
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Multisite Login Issues

I'm trying to set up Wordpress Multisite properly and I've got all the sites up, but only the primary domain's wp-admin can be accessed. I've seen various fixes for it but they only cause bigger ...
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Why wordpress multisite redirect to wp-signup if site exists?

I just create a site on my Multisite domain (example.com), for instance site1.example.com After this, I try to enter on https://site1.example.com/wp-admin, but I'm redirected to https://www.example....
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Sub-subdomain getting redirected to main domain

I'm working on a multisite network. I intend to make it a subdomain based network but cant seem to make it work because of the redirects. The main multisite network resides under app.trainergoesonline....
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How can I list only sites that use a particular theme or plugin?

I need to search through dozens of WordPress multisite (network enabled) installs for sites that use a particular plugin. How can I list only sites that use a particular theme or plugin, preferably ...
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Subdirectory multisite installation with several domain names?

I work as a sysadmin at a large academic department. We have an apache httpd, with a WP subdirectory multisite installation, fronted by an apache reverse proxy. In this setup we want to allow our ...
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Redirect subdomain homepage to domain specific page in wordpress multisite

I have a wordpress multisite with one site to domain.com and another to materials.domain.com At the domain site I have a page domain.com/materials I'd like to redirect the materials.domain.com ...
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In Multisite “Sites” list, what do “deactivate” and “archive” really do?

On the Super Admin's "Sites" page, each site has the following options: Edit | Dashboard | Deactivate | Archive | Spam | Delete | Visit What do Deactivate and Archive really do? (I am interested in ...
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Can't access Wordpress multisite after connecting to domain

Installed Wordpress Subdirectory Multisite on Vultr server, connected Google Domain, but can't access it. It is showing ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT. When checking DNS, A records are fine, but CNAME ...
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Remove filter from WordPress Plugin

I am using a plugin called that causes all of distributed posts to have a rel=canonical back to the source. I reached out to the developers and they told me the following: By default, canonical URL ...
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In MultiSite, can some users automatically have Site Admin rights on all sites, without granting them Network Admin access?

We have some "content specialists" that we'd like to effectively grant Site Admin access to every site on our network automatically, but still don't want them to be able to access the network admin ...
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Make Wordpress Search for Both Main Domain and Subdomain

I have check through Stackexchange, but no topic is similar to this topic to this. Is there any way to make WordPress search work for both main site and subdomain? Both of them have two separate ...
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Multisite Upload URL?

I'm setting up a multisite at the moment but I'm experiencing some issues. I don't know if this is supposed to happen or if it's an error. We are using Bedrock + Trellis for the setup and deployment. ...
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Woocommerce and different checkout field for different countries

I am considering to migrate from Magento to Woocommerce. My main site is for Japan, and the other is in English. I read you can go for either WPML or multisite. I understood WPML can handle multi ...
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How to stay logged in on a multisite with different domains?

I understand that, if I use subdomains on a multisite, then WordPress has the built in function of keeping the users logged in. The different domains are a must. These sites were set up using the ...
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Wordpress rewrite multisite blog url

I have a plugin which creates sites progmatically. What I need to do is ad a /s/ inbetween the domain and the site name in the URL. So http://domain.com/site-name/ becomes http://domain.com/s/...
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Multisite setup on VVV with bedrock

I am trying to setup multisite on VVV using bedrock stack, but I'm having some issues. First I've added my multisite configuration in the vvv-custom.yml file as my-multisite: hosts: - my-...
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Not able to access dashboard of subdomain

Recently I moved from WP Engine to A2 hosting. My site was working fine but suddenly once my WP Engine account deleted my sites stop working like previous. Even I'm not able to access the subdomain ...
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How to stop unlink images when remove a site or user

What's the best way to prevent images deleting?. I have a central cdn site to share images to several sites on wordpress multisite, and by mistake, I have remove a user from the network and all my ...
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wordpress multisite subsite rewrite rules not working for videos

We have an issue on our site whereby videos uploaded to posts on subsites are returning a 404 when attempted to be viewed, whereas for instance images attached to subsite posts display just fine. We'...
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Can i import a site (plugins, database, images) etc. Into an existing wordpress multisite?

So i have 1 external website that i need to add to an existing Wordpress multisite. However I i dont want to do anything to harm or change the existing network of sites. The external site has its own ...
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Trouble with switch_to_blog()

My WordPress environment is set up with 1 main site and many "sub" sites. They all have the same theme. Lambda by Oxygenna if that matters. I'm trying to centralize management of the footer so if ...
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Suppress subdirectory from Wordpress Multisite primary URL

I just installed WordPress Multisite (version 4.7.2) in a subdirectory of my primary domain (site1.com/wordpress), and I've configured multisite to use subdirectories for all other sites. I ...
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Multisite media library uploads broken images

I am having an issue with one of my sub-sites media library. All it uploads are broken images. It loads fine locally but for some reason it gives me the error "Failed to load resource: the server ...

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