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  • Resolved SRD75


    WP 3.2.1 multi-site admin is working fine.

    I’ve created a wildcard subdomain as required.

    I’ve also created a subsite as part of the multi-site network, and set it’s subdomain to be

    However, this URL loads a blank page. If I try, I get my ISP error page, so without the www. prefix must be working DNS-wise, otherwise I’d receive an ISP error page for that too.

    In /wp-admin/network/site-info.php?id=3, Path is set to /

    Is this correct?

    URL is set to Attributes is set to Public.

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  • Can you check your server’s error logs? A blank white screen usually indicates a fatal PHP error (possibly related to a plugin or theme you’re using on that site).

    There was nothing in the error log, only errors for an unrelated subdomain (without WP installed on it).

    Previously, I tried adding the wildcard DNS A record, with the IP address being the same as that of the main domain. This didn’t work, so I created a * subdomain, and pointed it to /public_html, which is where the parent blog lives, and this gave me the blank page.

    I have since removed the * subdomain, leaving the A record in DNS, and I now receive a “Default Web Site Page”, with the URL having been redirected to:

    Andrea Rennick


    Customer Care at Copyblogger Media and Studiopress

    Talk to your webhost and ask them if they support wildcard subdomains.

    They do, and they have confirmed it is working.

    I found the problem.,

    I had deleted the default theme TwentyTen from the parent blog months ago (before enabling Network), and when I went into the Dashboard of the sub-site, and then Appearance, it threw an error:

    Notice: Undefined index: Twenty Ten in /home/superlog/public_html/wp-admin/includes/theme.php on line 24
    Notice: Undefined index: Twenty Ten in /home/superlog/public_html/wp-admin/includes/theme.php on line 25

    Notice: Undefined index: Twenty Ten in /home/superlog/public_html/wp-admin/includes/theme.php on line 36

    I uploaded TwentyTen and the error disappeared, and then I activated the current parent theme, and the front-end of the sub-site now works.

    @srd75 trying this right now…will let all know if I get the same result.

    UPDATE: got exactly the same result for exactly the same reason…good stuff. the internet still works people! <place viagra ad here>

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