[wp-hackers] Managing Multiple WP Sites
mario at peshev.net
Fri May 4 15:54:57 UTC 2012
I bit of offtopic: last time I checked multisite was a very long and
sysadmin requiring operation (lots of server configs and mappings), is that
all gone (from what I see in http://codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_Network )
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On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 6:04 AM, Mika A Epstein <ipstenu at ipstenu.org> wrote:
> It's really not that hard.
> Install WordPress at site1.com
> Turn on Multisite.
> Your sites will INITIALLY be site1.com/site2 (or site2.site1.com), don't
> Then you install Domain Mapping plugins (the free one from wp.org is
> great, works perfectly).
> Park the domain site2.com on top of site1.com, and map it via the plugin
> to site1.com/site2 (whatever).
> That's. It. The hardest part is getting the domain parked, but once you do
> that, the rest is a cake walk.
> See it in action:
> halfelf.org (which is 'secretly' tech.ipstenu.org)
> If you need more help with that, there are the forums :)
> On 3 May 2012, at 8:48:13PM, Ryann Micua wrote:
> > Hi,
> > #1. I'd like to know if it's possible to manage 3 sites - with different
> .com domains, hosted on the same server - under 1 WP dashboard.
> > As in site1.com, site2.com. site3.com
> > AND NOT sub1.site.com, sub2.site.com, sub3.site.com or site.com/sub1,
> site.com/sub2, site.com/site3
> > #2. And if it's possible, how do I go about doing it? A link to a
> reliable article about this is fine. I've been googling around and seem to
> have a hard time finding one that "reliably" works as some would point out
> that the "steps" doesn't work on their install or some articles don't make
> it clear whether the end result domains would end up as site1.com,
> site2.com and site3.com, etc. Most of the articles I found used WP MU in
> some way.
> > Here are a couple of plugins I'm considering:
> > http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-mu-domain-mapping/
> > http://premium.wpmudev.org/project/domain-mapping
> > #3. And if it's possible, will the solution still work if in the future
> the client wants to add a subdomain on one of the sites so that we now have
> > blog.site1.com
> > site1.com
> > site2.com
> > site3.com
> > Server is VPS, all domains hosted on the same server. Solution doesn't
> have to use WP MU. All that matters is to manage all 3 (and future) domains
> on one WP admin area.
> > Thank you so much for your help!
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