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

From the archives – building a better blog host series

A way back in the days of WordPress mu, I wrote a series of posts helping new users to plan out and really think about their network they were setting up. Almost all of the information is still applicable and still useful, so here’s a recap for your elucidation. Building a better blog host: Week…

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by andrea

Upgrading from WPMU to WP 3.0

Now that 3.0 is officially released, you may have seen an upgrade notice in the backend of your WPMU install. While the process is generally just clicking the upgrade button, there are a couple of additional steps to fully smooth out any merged changes that occurred. First, backup your database(s) and the entire wp-content folder….

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by andrea

The age of Thelonious and WordPress 3.0

The penny has dropped, the vuvuzelas have sounded and the kitties have played themselves out. WordPress 3.0 has been officially released. Check out the official release post from Matt. I’ve been watching the download counter whirl by. This release marks the official end of separate WordPressMU development. The exisiting functionality is now a part of…

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by Ron

Disabling the Plugin/Theme editor 3.0

One of the features that is coming in WordPress 3.0 is the Plugin & Theme editors will be enabled for Super Admins (the new name for site admins). If you have a closed site with a known list of users, it will be a nice feature to have. On the other hand, if you have…

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by Ron

Disabling the update reminder 3.0

I’ve updated my disable the update reminder plugin for WP 3.0. Actually, this version will work in 2.6 and newer versions of both WordPress and WordPress MU. The original post and download: [download#19]. If you haven’t used the plugin before, just drop it in your mu-plugins folder.

by Ron

SharDB update

I updated SharDB (Download) for WordPress MU 2.9.1.1 and added support for the comment meta table.

by andrea

Testers, start your engines

The bulk of the merge has been done in WordPress core. At least with regards to moving over the files. Now the fun part begins: bug gardening, testing and tweaking. Here’s what you can do to help not only the dev team and others, but also yourself: – set up a local install of WPMU…

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by andrea

2.9.1 released, last before merge

It’s officially out: WPMU 2.9.1. As Donncha says, this will likely be the last release before 3.0 and the merge. PLEASE see the info about adding the new commentsmeta table. (Wow, what a crazy ride. :D)

by Ron

Merge News

If you are interested in keeping up with how the merge of WordPress & WordPress MU is progressing here is a list of resources that you can follow: WordPress Contributors Twitter list Andrea on Twitter The WordPress merge trac ticket Patches submitted to trunk related to the merge Latest changes in WordPress trac The WordPress…

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