Articles of network admin

Is there a way to run upgrade.php for one blog?

I just ran the auto update to verion 3.9 today, but am having problems with the “Network Update”. I seem to have a firewall or network problem with this error : Your server may not be able to connect to sites running on it. Error message: couldn’t connect to host Anyways, is there a way […]

Plugin to list active plugins across networked sites

I guess the title of this question is not clear. I’m asking for a plugin, which only superadmins can use, that shows which (or, at least, how many) blogs use each plugin installed on the network. I’ve searched a lot for this, but found nothing. Is anybody who knows any such plugin?

Delete pages and Create default pages for all new network sites

I am using the following code to delete some default pages and to also create some default pages for all new sites that are created. It work as is now but that is only because I purposely have a mistake there that whenever I correct, the functions stop working. This is the part of the […]

Why does the My Site dropdown show only a single domain?

I ran a Network Update today from Network -> Update Network, and since then all the sites, and all the links to sites within my Admin area reference the same domain. The domain it uses is relative to the domain I’ve logged into. In one example I logged into my primary domain, and now WP […]

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.

Change Username?

A while back I was able to change the user-name in the wp_users table without problem. I noticed today that is not the case, or at least not with the super-admin user role. How can I adjust the user-name for a super-admin? I’m simply changing a user name first character from uppercase to lowercase. It’s […]

Timeout While Upgrading Network in Multi-site

I updated from 3.8 to 3.8.1 on a Multi-site setup. The initial upgrade was fine. When I clicked “Upgrade Network” … It fails after some time and prompts me with: Your server may not be able to connect to sites running on it. Error message: Operation timed out after 120000 milliseconds with 0 bytes received. […]

How to test for Super Admin

I have the following code in my mu-plugins.php file and the is_super_admin() function does not correctly result in true. I am running v4.2.4 function check_for_superAdmin() { if ( is_super_admin() ) { echo ‘I\’m a Super Admin !’; exit; } } add_action( ‘wp_login’, ‘check_for_superAdmin’ ); Can anyone see a reason why? Notes: I login at […]

Setting up a multilingual wordpress site

I am trying to set up a multilingual site using wordpress. I went through Each language in its own WordPress installation and decided to use this option: Plugins like Multisite Language Switcher and the newcomer Multilingual Press link together separate WordPress network (multisite) installations for each language by pinging back and forth.. Now I installed […]

Getting Custom Post Type content from main-site of a Multisite

I have a multi-site network with 3 sub-sites: Is it possible to “link” or include custom post to all 3 sites from the main site? By include or link I don’t mean to make other sites to edit them, I’m asking for the visual solution. If possible, could I do that without using a plugin?