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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One thing I get asked occasionally, which is really easy to do, is how do you make a theme demo site? Maybe you're getting into the premium theme business (jump in, just do something different :P ), maybe you have a...

I've been asked this a few times, as it is not obvious from the admin area where users are supposed to go to sign up - either for a user or a new site in multisite. You can change the registration settings under Network Admin ->...

A while back someone asked on twitter if there were an easy way to change all sites in a network to a different one. Yes, that's fairly easy to do with a simple plugin that you put in the mu-plugins* folder. [code]function ra_switch_to_twentyten() { global $wpdb; $last_id =...

Sometimes in a WordPress network, you may wish to have a theme enabled just for one site, and restrict access to this theme by other sites. The main blog is a good example, because you do not want users able to choose the exact same...

Before I get into the how, I think I may need to explain the why. ;) One of the tough job in running a large network of sites with multisite is controlling spam on the sub sites. Add that to users who come and go, abandoning...

Astute users of multisite have noticed that the blog ID column is no longer visible in network admin. You can still see the blog ID when you hover over the site name, however. Frank at wpengineer has written up a quick mu-plugin if you're happier with...

Contrary to popular belief, I do not have the entire codex and support forum contents in my head. There are a couple of tools that make searching for WordPress specific information a whole lot faster, and my job as tech support a whole lot easier. Even...

One of our handy development trick is the judicious use of the hosts file on our local computer. This file controls access to various domains by the use of specifying alternative IP addresses. Usually, this file has very few entries, with the most common being...

Coming in 3.1, the Super Admin menu will be shuffled off to its own admin area, thus making the distinction really clear between global network actions and site-specific ones. I wrote about this back here. "But Andrea," some of you have said, "My menus for my...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Running multiple sites like this may not be for everyone. You may have decided to switch back. It's pretty easy, so here's how. Delete any extra sites you may have created. Move the content and users to the main blog or wherever...