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No Dashboard on new sites (6 posts)

  1. gsojourner
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    My network dashboard says:
    You have 1 site and 2 users.

    I have set up 3 sites and my original and have 4 users.

    I cannot get the /wp-admin/ to open for any of the sites I added. Example: domain.com/testsite1/wp-admin/ gives me the error message

    "The page isn't redirecting properly.
    Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.
    This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies."

    I cannot get the Dashboard to open on any of the additional sites.

    Any suggestions?

  2. JpFayolle
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I got the same problem of not accessing the site dashboard after copying my multisite installation from dev.example.com to example.com.

    Although I don't have problems with the number of site nor the number of users.
    Flushing Firefox cache did not work. I will open a new ticket in order to avoid polluting this one.

    Regards
    JP

  3. JpFayolle
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Allright,

    I got it fixed by copying the following lines into .htaccess, as indicated in the 'Network admin'/'Dashboad'/'Settings'/'Network setup':

    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]

    # add a trailing slash to /wp-admin
    RewriteRule ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?wp-admin$ $1wp-admin/ [R=301,L]

    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [OR]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d
    RewriteRule ^ - [L]
    RewriteRule ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(wp-(content|admin|includes).*) $2 [L]
    RewriteRule ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(.*\.php)$ $2 [L]
    RewriteRule . index.php [L]

    Do not hesitate to ask for any precision.
    Regards,
    JP

  4. gsojourner
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks Jp but I have all of that in my .htaccess file from the start of setup but still cannot get into the dashboards of the new sites. Not sure what else to do.

  5. JpFayolle
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I don't know how you did create your multisite installation but mine was in a sub-domain dev.example.com and everything was fine until I moved everything to example.com.
    Then I had to change the tables wp_options, wp_sites, etc. and the wp-config.php file.

    Then I got the loop problem on the site. So I did :
    . delete the cache from Firefox
    . try with Internet Explorer

    Then I changed the htaccess file and it works.
    Not sure it can help but don't hesitate to ask for any precision.
    JP

  6. The cache is usually the issue.

    Read http://halfelf.org/2012/multisite-login-loop/

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