Articles of multisite

Installing multisite on domain with existing subdirectory wordpress installations

I have a domain that already has a number of wordpress installations in existing subdirectories. I would like to activate wordpress multisite to manage so new subdirectory installations with a new template. The concern I have is that on activating multisite it’s prompting me to clear all database tables for the existing installation. Will this […]

Subfolder Multisite : optional www subdomain

I have installed a WP Multisite using subfolders rather than subdomains. At the time of installation I was on and created 2 blogs: If I navigate to my WP network without the www subdomain ( I either get redirected to the site root ( or I get a page/post not found message. […]

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. Here’s what I have: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ – [L] # add a trailing slash to /wp-admin RewriteRule […]

Wordrpess Subdomains (Multi-Site) without Wildcard

I’ve installed WordPress Multisite using “Subdomains” method (instead of Subfolders). But I’ve found out, that my current hosting doesnt support WildCard subdomains. I use this method to setup it manually: however, it has a small problem – it redirects (instead of rewriting) all assets to root domain… does any fix exists there?

Efficiently manage a huge number of blogs given server-side restrictions

I work in a company that is built around selling the customers WordPress blogs for a monthly fee plus some up-front money for design work. The boss envisions that we will have several thousand customers, each paying something to the tune of twenty EUR per month, all handled by a single IT person working normal […]

Why wordpress multisite redirect to wp-signup if site exists?

I just create a site on my Multisite domain (, for instance After this, I try to enter on, but I’m redirected to My .htaccess containt this lines: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ – [L] # add a trailing slash to /wp-admin RewriteRule ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?wp-admin$ $1wp-admin/ [R=301,L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [OR] RewriteCond […]

How to create a Multi-Network subsite?

I’ve enabled WordPress Multisite (subdomains) on, and installed/enabled WP Multi-Network. I’ve created a new network @ How do I create a subsite in that network, e.g. redirects to If I create a new site @, I can’t make it a subdomain or subdirectory of Help appreciated.

Determining the compatibility of Settings API & Multisite

New to this forum so forgive any protocol infringements on my part and feel free to criticize so in the future I don’t again. Down to the nitty gritty. I’m working on a project and am very new to multisite and utilizing the Settings API. I decided the best way to learn was directly from […]

Multisite Redirect issue

I had a working instance of multi-site wordpress running on version 3.4. I have upgraded this to 4.7. Everything seems to be working fine except that when I login to the sub-site it is redirecting me to the main site. This is happening for all the users other than admin.

Cookies in multisite where network sites have their own domain name

I decided to integrate several stand alone WordPress websites into a single multisite installation. I created a brand new multisite install with subdirectories, created a MU network site with subdirectory URL, and exported the content from the original standalone site, then imported that content into the subdirectory MU site. I then removed the original standalone […]