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Main Category As Subdomain


This Plugin allows users to setup Main categories as subdomains,


  • Setup main categories as subdomains
  • Custom themes for each subdomains
  • Redirect Old Url
  • Change Child Categories to Categories Or Subdomain
  • Change Front page on subdomain
  • Many More..

For example of this plugin, you can visit [Wordpress Bintang]( “Wordpress Bintang”). It’s my personal WordPress’s blog in Indonesian language and live happily on subdomain.


  • Main Page Where you can change selected category to subdomain or change the theme
  • All Settings on subdomain


A. Configuring Wildcard Subdomains

  • Make a sub-domain named “” (wildcard) at your CPanel ( Make sure to point this at the same folder location where your wordpress folder is located.

B. Upload This Plugin into wordpress

  • Upload this plugin to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Or Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress




September 21, 2018
Works fine to divide your website with main cat as an subdomain. Just a bit unclear about the steps of setting up a wildcard. Also, the default wp searchbar is not working at subdomain, while without subdomain is OK.
November 21, 2017
Bener-bener nolong banget nih plugin. Alternatif simpel daripada harus pake mode Multisite. Ngurus beberapa Niche di satu blog jadi semakin gampang tanpa harus jadi gado-gado. Tanpa harus bikin themes ulang, tanpa harus ribet ngatur satu-satu, praktis beneran. Kerena Bang...
October 14, 2016
It's very good and unique plugin.
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Contributors & Developers

“Main Category As Subdomain” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • New features:
    • Added Check All features


  • Bugs fixed:

    • Minor Error in Save Button Text on Main Categories tab
  • New features:

    • Added Menus Location For Each Subdomain


  • Bugs fixed:
    • Fix Customize Subdomain can’t be saved
    • Tell Users About Sitemap XML Plugins Disaster


  • Bugs fixed:

    • Change theme now supports child theme
    • Fix css relative background
    • Category url in subdomain can use “category base”
    • Better Redirection with support paged, comment-page, etc
  • New features:

    • Added Testing Mode.
    • Detect wildcard subdomain has been set up or not
    • Added “Find Subdomain” option for multicategories post
    • %category% permalink can be removed completely or change to child category if exist
    • User can shorten url with only single category
    • Change Front page on subdomain with selected “page”
    • Added how many count post show up on blog pages


  • Born