by Ron

Domain Mapping for WP 3.5

The development version of Domain Mapping is ready for testing with installs where WordPress is installed in its own folder. The development version also has a number of warnings fixed in it. The required WP version has been updated to 3.1. The development version above has had no feature changes.

by andrea

Proposed change for ms-files.php & image handling

This trac ticket has been tagged for 3.4 which is quite a while away from happening. Basically, the current way multisite handles images on the sub sites, is by running every request through a file called ms-files.php. This can actually be overridden via the sunrise.php file. The proposed change would involve moving new sub site…

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by andrea

VaultPress now for multisite

Over the weekend I noticed a page go up on the Vaultpress site for multisite instructions. Today, the official announcement came out for Vaultpress multisite support. Interestingly enough is the pricing model: each sub site needs its own license. On a network with a huge number of sites this could be quite financially limiting. But…

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by andrea

Still on WordPress MU?

As I do my daily support tasks and forum volunteering, I still see a few people back on WPMU 2.9.2 – or even earlier. If this is your situation, please stop reading this post right now and schedule time to upgrade. “But I can’t upgrade!” Yes, yes you can. Literally thousands – if not hundreds…

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by Ron

Sitewide Tags for WP 3.1.3

Some of the security changes in WP 3.1.3 causes Sitewide Tags to create a new post in the tags blog every time the post is updated after it’s been published. I’ve updated the development version. The development version should work correctly for WP 3.0 through 3.1.3. If you are currently using Sitewide Tags, please give…

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by andrea

Subfolder blog have no theme styles

Sometimes when creating a network in multisite and picking subfolders, you may find the subfolder blogs have no theme applied (seemingly) or they are unstyled, and you cannot login to the sub sites admin area What went wrong? Well, on the WordPress side.. nothing. This is all server side unfortunately. I’ve seen this happen mostly…

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by andrea

Snack Bar for Super Admins

Coming up in 3.1 is the addition of the often debated admin bar. Long time wpmu users know at one point we had it rolled in. Well, they rolled it in to WordPress itself. It has been severely altered, so many of the items have been stripped to essentials. A decision was made to remove…

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by andrea

Network Admin

Ryan had the idea, I mused aloud it seemed like it made sense to me, and coming up in the next version of WordPress, everyone who has set up multisite will have the Super admin menu shuffled off into its own area called Network Admin. In terms of usability, this makes more sense than just…

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by Ron

SharDB for WP 3.1

Early in the development of WordPress 3.0, we had a preliminary discussion on changing the WordPress database class (wpdb) so that it could be inherited by plugins implementing a custom database class. We had a longer discussion on the subject while together at WordCamp San Francisco. As a result, there was a small change to…

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by andrea

How to add a new Super Admin

When you created a network of multiple sites in WordPress 3.0, you (the main blog admin) because a Super Admin with all kinds of fun powers. In some situations, you may desire to have additional Super Admins who can do things like install plugins & themes, perform upgrades, and manage global users and sites. If…

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