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  • Hi

    I have a website, like I have previously installed WP in

    I also addes previously a subdomain: which is in fact the same as

    I now want to have a second blog which has the following URL:

    How to I proceed to do this? I have enables the multi-site function. It was however trying to add new blogs to This is obviously not what I want. After this I changed the third line in wp-config.php to true

    define(‘WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE’, true);
    define(‘MULTISITE’, true);
    define(‘SUBDOMAIN_INSTALL’, true);

    Now I can add a new site with the following URL:
    (which doesn’t work, but perhaps I first have to create the subdomain blog2 with my hosting service?).

    This is however also not what I want to achieve. I want

    Does anybody know how I can achieve this? Do I also have to alter the URL or base dir of the “main” site ( I hope not….

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  • p.s. I do not know if this makes a difference but (or should stay visible to the publiv

    – can only be accessed after entering a (https) password

    – can also only be accessed after entering a (https) password

    (accessed = viewing blog post)

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)


    🏳️‍🌈 Halfelf Rogue & Plugin Review Team Rep

    You would enable multisite on’s install.

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