WordPress Tutorials Tag

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 &...

Our larger WordPress MU install, Homeschool Journal has been running on multiple databases for about 3 years. Technically, it's possible to have thousands of blogs in a single database install. Usually where people running MU start to have issues with the number of blogs is...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Since WordPress 3.0 was released we've had quite a few inquiries about the possibility of having the same menu across a network. This morning I had a bit of time to pull together a small plugin that accomplishes that. Basically what...

Users of WordPressMU have long been aware of a folder within wp-content called mu-plugins. Obvious conclusions were drawn because of the name and where it was, but this actually stands for "must-use" plugins. Why? Because any code (plugin) placed in the folder is run automagically,...

Here's a plugin complete with a widget that lets the site admin pick and choose which posts to feature. A backend menu is created where the admin can input a sitewide feed. In MU, the menu item is under site Admin, and in regular WordPress,...

When you install WPMU by default the subdomain option is checked. This is for blogs in the format of username.yourdomain.com. There are two steps that need to be done to your server in order for this to work. In Apache, there needs to be a line in...

One often requested feature is the ability to put a domain name on a sub-blog. Most people are unsure of what to call it, so I'll tell you - domain mapping. :) While there has been a few ways to approach this in the past,...

One of the hardest, and ultimately neato-cool features of MU is the way it creates user's blogs. On installation, you are given the choice of subdomains (username.domain.tld) or subdirectories (domain.tld/username/). Either way, the site admin does not have to create subdomain or subdirectories for users. They...