Top 10 WordPress Resources - Part 2

WordPress Multisite Installation and Setup

Installing WordPress Multisite is a sensitive task, because it pertains to large numbers of websites, and because some of the decisions during the installation process may be irreversible. We collected some of the best resources on how setting up Multisite is different from regular WordPress installation, what you should watch out for, and best practices from Multisite pros. We also threw in guides showing how to install WordPress Multisite using some exotic technologies - Microsoft Azure, Ansible and VirtualBox

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WordPress Multisite Introduction and Setup

Introduction to WordPress Multisite

This introduction is based on a presentation by Andi Graham at at Wordcamp Miami 2013. It explains what a WordPress Multisite is, why you would or wouldn't want to use it, the benefits of Multisite, and how to get started.

How to Set Up a WordPress Multisite Network

Explains what is a WordPress Multisite network, the concept of subdomain vs. subdirectory, and goes through the stages of setting up a WordPress Multisite network, including some required tweaks.

Benefits of WordPress MultiSite and How to Set It Up

Setting up the WordPress MultiSite Network is actually a very simple task to complete, however it can also be timely and requires a few re-logins. This guide explains the benefits of choosing a WordPress Multisite network, and how to set up the network, inlcuding how to enable domain mapping and configuration.

Setting Up WordPress Multisite Using cPanel

WordPress multisite allows any WordPress user to run multiple WordPress websites under a single WordPress installation. All installations are made inside something called a network. This is a step-by-step guide that explains how to convert your existing WordPress website into a WordPress Multisite.

Step-By-Step Guide: How to Install a WordPress Multisite

WordPress Multisite is a collection of more than one site using a common network. In this guide, I would like to walk you through the process of installing WordPress Multisite. The installation process is explained step-by-step and is intended for those who have never installed Multisite.

Tutorial: Setting Up a WordPress Multisite Network and Basic Administration

This tutorial describes how to set up a WordPress Multisite network and how to perform initial administration tasks, such as installing plugins and managing updates.

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15 Amazing WordPress Multisite Examples In The Wild

We thought it would be beneficial to put together a collection of some of the best WordPress Multisite examples that are currently live on the web. This way, you can get familiar really quick with what multisite is, how it works, and what purpose it serves within the web development community and beyond.

WordPress Multisite Installation

How to install WordPress Multisite on Virtual Box

I do all my development on a Windows computer but the natural environment for WordPress execution is Linux. I would like to use my tools on Windows and then see the running code on a Linux box. One way of doing this is to use a virtual appliance. In this tutorial, we will create a virtual appliance, which is used to facilitate development of an application using WordPress. It runs on a developer’s laptop and can be managed using common Windows tools.

Multisite WordPress Hosting on Microsoft Azure Websites

I'm sure you know that you can easily host a WordPress blog on Microsoft Azure Websites. But did you know you can also host a Multisite WordPress installation on Azure Websites? I will guide you through the necessary steps and show you one caveat you'll encounter, which will hopefully fixed soon.

Creating a Wordpress Single or Multisite Installation Using Cloudformation and Ansible

I recently had to create some sites quickly. After evaluating a few options, setting up a wordpress multisite seemed like a good option. This post describes how to set up your own WordPress server for your personal blog and/or for several of your own websites, and how to set up a WordPress server that allows users to register their own sites automatically.




Is WordPress Multisite the right choice for your large-scale WordPress site? What's the best way to manage a complex web operation in WordPress? Detailed best practices from Pantheon, based on our experience running thousands of mission critical WordPress sites.