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Multisite Global Terms


Multisite Global Terms allows all sites across a WordPress multisite network to share the categories/tags/terms.

It uses the main site’s table to store all the terms.
Please visit the blog post on BuddyDev for support or to ask a questions.


  1. Upload mu-globa-terms directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Network Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress Network Admin( NetworkAdmin->Dasrboard->Plugins)
  3. That’s it


I can’t see the plugin in my dashboard->Plugins screen

It is a network only plugin and will only appear in the NetworkAdmin->Dashboadr->Plugins screen

Will I loose my old Categories/tags/custom terms

Depends. If there are categories on the sub blogs before activating this plugin, They won’t be available. The main site categories/Terms will remain available.

Does it work for Custom taxonomy terms Too?

Yes. It works for custom taxonomy terms too. Just make sure the custom taxonomy is registered on the sit/blog you are trying to access.


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Contributors & Developers

“Multisite Global Terms” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release