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    I currently have a single webhosting account which hosts a domain and an ad on domain- &

    Within the public HTML folder I have two separate WP installations running (with separate DBs) in their own directories. The first can be accessed by for the second I currently have to go to

    Is it possible to be able to access both WP installations by going to the respective url- without the “/wordpress” ? Is multi-site the best way(easiest) way to achieve this?

    thanks in advance-


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  • Yes and yes.

    You can ask your web host (or perhaps do it yourself) to point domain2 directly to the /wordpress/ directory and it will load without having /wordpress in the URL.

    You can turn the domain1 install into Multisite, set up the second site that domain2 will access and export/import the posts from domain2’s install into the domain1 sub-site. Then use the Domain Mapping plugin to assign domain2 to the sub-site. Do the export of posts and back up your databases prior to starting this process.

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