Changing URL in network/sites (3 posts)

  1. dannau
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hello to all,

    I have a WP multisite composed of one main website and four different sub-sites. Due to poor planning (i thought I was only going to migrate a blog to WP, then finally realized that with WPMS I could migrate a lot more...). But now my main website is messing up my url's.

    My main website's url is http://www.mymine.com/blog-something/, making my sub-sites appear as http://www.mymine.com/blog-something/somethingmore/ or http://www.mymine.com/blog-something/somethingelse/

    I know that if I had planned correctly, I could have created a "dummy" main site just for purposes of making the websites appear with something better. Just as http://www.mymine.com/mymine-network/somethingelse/ but I guess it's too late for that.

    I thought about changing the path in the network/settings page at /wp-admin/network/site-info.php?id=x or on the main site-settings.php?id pages but those seem to rather more mess up the whole thing. Setting them back to the original gets my sub-site working again.

    I'd like to know what is doable or if there is another "easy" solution. I'm really a plug&play beginner with WP so If I start to have to code things I'm afraid things might get a little out of hand.

    Thanks for the help.


  2. Not particularly easy, no.

    You'd want to treat it like moving WP: https://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress#Moving_WordPress_Multisite

  3. dannau
    Posted 2 years ago #

    thanks Mika, I'll try an "easy" workaround then (by creating a new multisite leaving the blog type links on the old one).

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