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How to use WordPress multisite for multiple websites

Using WordPress Multisite at
WordPress Multisite is a powerful feature that allows you to create and manage multiple websites from a single WordPress installation. This can be incredibly useful for organizations, businesses, or individuals who need to run several websites while streamlining the management process. Here's how you can set up and use WordPress Multisite at
Enable WordPress Multisite
o Log in to your WordPress admin area
o Navigate to "Tools" > "Network Setup"
o Follow the prompts to enable the Multisite feature
Configure Multisite Settings
o Choose whether you want subdomains (e.g., or subdirectories (e.g.,
o Set the domain and path for your main site
o Configure other settings as desired
Create New Sites
o After enabling Multisite, a new menu item called "Sites" will appear in your admin area
o Click "Add New" to create a new site within your network
o Provide details like the site's title, admin email, and language
o Assign the site to a user or create a new user account
Manage Sites
o The "Sites" menu allows you to manage all sites within your network
o You can edit site details, deactivate or archive sites, and access individual site dashboards
o Each site has its own dashboard, just like a standalone WordPress installation
Install and Manage Themes and Plugins
o Themes and plugins can be installed network-wide or for individual sites
o Network-activated themes and plugins are available to all sites
o Site-specific themes and plugins only affect the site they're activated on
Configure User Roles and Permissions
o Multisite introduces new user roles like Super Admin and Site Administrator
o Super Admins have control over the entire network
o Site Administrators manage individual sites within the network
By following these steps, you can effectively utilize WordPress Multisite at to create and manage multiple websites from a single installation. This streamlines the management process, saves time, and provides a consistent experience across all your sites.

Updated on: 08/05/2024

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