How do I really set up multisites? (5 posts)

  1. zylstra555
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I would like to host two blogs with the same core files (same plugins, same updates, same everythings) but in two places.
    I write about technology currently, and I want to add a second blog completely dedicated to technical music (I am a musician..) but I do not want an entirely separate WordPress setup.

    What are your suggestions? I just don't need the capability of expanding to thousands of individual blogs -- at least, not at this point in time.
    I tried whatever the name of the plugin was that had "hive" in it, it simply did not work on my website and locked me out of wp-admin until I deleted the plugin via. FTP. I have no idea what happened, and will not troubleshoot it unless all of you seem to think it would be the best solution.

    Thank you for your assistance,
    - Jesse Zylstra

  2. http://codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_Network

    While it will scale to thousands, it still gives you want you ultimately want. If you can handle the setup, you're golden from there on out.

  3. zylstra555
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Okay, I have a problem now, when I enabled multiple sites, after configuring .htaccess and wp-config.php, I keep getting "Error establishing database connection".
    I have followed the steps three times, the first time was successful then I realized that I needed to put WordPress into the root directory to have it work properly, I disabled/removed multiple sites from the configuration file and proceeded to follow steps to move the WordPress directory.
    The second and third times I tried enabling it, I got the error I described above.

  4. zylstra555
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Started a new topic as this issue is different from above.

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