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Switching between "My Sites" asks for dual login (4 posts)

  1. ccolotti
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I am running WP 3.3 and Mapping plugin Version 0.5.4.2

    I think this is a WP 3.3/Plugin issue. Here is what you can do to re-produce.

    Setup two sites with the same user.

    Mappings for folders (not sub domains):
    http://www.domain.com = /
    http://www.domain2.com = /site2
    http://www.domain3.com = /site3

    Log into one of them directly with mapping enabled, you get the URL of that site for example http://www.domain2.com/wp-admin is fine.

    However try and switch under "My Sites" to site3 and you are FIRST redirected to http://www.domain.com/wp-login (Main site URL), and once you login there you are then brought to http://www.domain3.com/wp-login.

    You are thus required to authenticate twice to move between "my sites". It seems something is not being mapped or re-directed properly in 3.3 for the "my sites" links. I have only the standard .htaccess file per the multi-site setup, nothing different.

    Once you are authenticated you can move between the two and the URL is correctly shown. Only on the first jump are you given the MAIN site url THEN the correct site URL. Definitely seems to be a bug. Can anyone else confirm? It is essentially like it wants you to authenticate to the Main site first which makes no sense.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-mu-domain-mapping/

  2. Ron Rennick
    MultiSite Guru
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    I don't have an immediate solution. Have you tried enabling remote login?

  3. ccolotti
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    No I have not. I can give that a try I was not 100% sure what remote login would do for me. Is this something you have seen before?

  4. Ron Rennick
    MultiSite Guru
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Is this something you have seen before?

    There are other threads reporting issues with having to re-log in in 3.3 when switching between sites or similar.

    Remote log in logs the user into both the mapped domain and the unmapped site when they log in.

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