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  • Has anyone tried to take a Multisite installation (using subdomains) and convert that to a single site with the subdomain content in a folder structure (or category structure)?

    Any help that could point me in the right direction would be greatly appreciated.


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  • I’d probably rename the subdomain in Multisite to subdomainfoo and then make a new, manually built install, for subdomain and move everythign over via export/import.

    Thanks for the reply.

    I’m not sure I explained this properly or I’m not following you.

    I have a site with a LOT of subdomains set up with WU Multisite with a lot of content in each one.

    I want to combine all of them under a single domain. So if the subdomain was:

    In the single site, I want the content under the subdomain1 to be in a folder like this:

    Any ideas?

    Thanks again.

    Oh you want EVERYTHING to be one site. Wow. Um. That would be a bit complicated/onerous.

    Subdomain means – Yes, yes, you’ll be installing WordPress in public_html/subdomain on your server, but DO NOT refer to it as, you will confuse the heck out of people 😉

    In that case, I’d build out and then one by one import all your other sites.

    If I move the posts that are in the subdomain name, into a category of the same name as the subdomain, when I export/import this, will the category structure I set import into a clean installation? Does that make sense?

    Thank you very much for your help.

    Yes, you keep your categories when you import. And tags 🙂

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