WordPress SubDomain GoDaddy Network Shared Hosting

Herein is the condensed version of installing a (WP) WordPress SubDomain GoDaddy Network on free or shared hosting. This process might be applicable to other shared hosting providers. Shared hosting is economical and will not provide the power required by higher traffic sites. When that time comes you can move to more powerful resources. This… Continue reading WordPress SubDomain GoDaddy Network Shared Hosting

Recover WordPress Network Install How to

So something did not work out with a (WP) WordPress 3.5 Network (multisite) install. Or maybe you want to inspect the contents of another network database. Most WordPress Network databases are recoverable. The road to recovery might seem long and daunting, but if you work through this recovery process, you will gain confidence in yourself… Continue reading Recover WordPress Network Install How to

Beware Settings->General Site URL, or Site Address (URL)

Changing Your Site URL, or Site Address In Single site mode, WordPress 3.5.1 leads you to believe you need to change the site URL, or ‘Site Address (URL)’ if you want to run WordPress from a folder other than where you installed it WordPress Address (URL) Site Address (URL)            On… Continue reading Beware Settings->General Site URL, or Site Address (URL)

How to Create a Development WordPress Site Mirror

Here is one way you can set up and run a development (dev) WordPress site, then move the database to production (prod) without manipulating data. Here’s how the “mirrors” were created. Considerations in Brief We developed on separate hardware for dev and prod, but this method may work just as well on the same machine,… Continue reading How to Create a Development WordPress Site Mirror

WordPress Network Setup Offers Broken URL Rewrite Rules

Conditions: This was repeated with WordPress 3.5.1 installed on shared Linux apache hosting. The hosting account supported multiple domains, with each domain running from a subfolder of the hosting acccount’s web server document root. No attempt to repeat this behavior was attempted with shared Windows hosting. For example, the web server document root was: /some/number/of/folders/html/… Continue reading WordPress Network Setup Offers Broken URL Rewrite Rules

Login Loop WordPress Network Admin

This article referred to the Network Admin login loop as experienced on WordPress 3.5.1 in subdomain Network mode. Not to be confused with the Site Admin login loop when WP is running in Single mode, although some of the early troubleshooting steps suggested here apply to both types of login loops. Manually requesting the Network Admin login… Continue reading Login Loop WordPress Network Admin

Override Default WordPress Network Add New Site URL

We need to find how the Edit Site page -> Settings tab -> Siteurl field string is generated.Add New Site page, network/site-new.php, “Site Address” if adding a subdomain, will appear in the Edit Site page -> Info tab -> “Domain” field and Settings tab -> “Home” field The form: Siteurl field in html is id=”siteurl“,… Continue reading Override Default WordPress Network Add New Site URL

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Adding New WordPress Network Site on Shared Hosting

Situation: Want to add a new WordPress Network site Main site resides an shared hosting Problem: Can’t set up wildcard DNS because of shared hosting Network Admin adds site OK attempting to view new WordPress Network site yields “Server not found” or “This page can’t be displayed“ Solution: The world needs dynamic name system (DNS)… Continue reading Adding New WordPress Network Site on Shared Hosting