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  • Hi, I am sooo close to getting WordPress Multisite up and running but am unable to add a new site. I am using Bluehost, where I have the new domain assigned as a parked domain.
    When I go to settings/domain-add new domain I type the details in and nothing happens. The existing site had the id number 1 so I followed a tutorial and typed
    id=1
    new domain
    The screen just clears again.
    I took a stab at typing id=2 and the domain which adds this but won’t let me add a new site.
    Typing in the new URL directs to the existing site.

    It’s been a day to get to this point and I’m sure I’m so close!!
    Please help!!

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  • I have the same problem!!!
    I can create new sites and see them in the dashboard, but when I click on the link, it’s an error message. And if I look in the directory from my FTP it doesn’t show any new site directory. Strange!

    EMichaud – It sounds like your issue is completely different than Glenn’s issue. Please create your own topic rather than piggybacking on this one.

    Glenn – it sounds like you’re trying to map domains. What plugin are you using for the domain mapping? Have you made sure that the new site works without the mapped domain, first?

    I don’t think EMichaud necessarily has a different issue. I seem to be having both problems that EMichaud and Glenn@ are having. It shows that I have created three sites, and I followed the directions for the Domain Mapping plug-in and have my other domains pointed at the domain my install is on. I can’t log-in to my other two sites. If I go to the domain in my browser, it shows the default WP theme, as if there is a WP site there. When I try to add /wp-admin to the end so I can log-in, I get to the log-in page and it will not let me log in. Just keeps refreshing back to the blank username and password fields.

    Anybody with suggestions would be great!

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)

    (@ipstenu)

    🏳️‍🌈 Halfelf Rogue & Plugin Review Team Rep

    Well first off the plugin warns you all over the place that you cannot map Site #1, so that will never work 🙂

    Go to /wp-admin/network/settings.php?page=dm_domains_admin

    Is anything listed?

    And go to /wp-admin/network/settings.php?page=dm_admin_page

    What options did you select?

    Hi and thanks for the response.

    There isn’t anything listed on the dm_domains_admin page. This is where my issue sounds like Glenn@. Type something in the boxes, and it disappears. I used to be able to get to a log-in page for my 2nd and 3rd site, and now am receiving an error message when trying to go the them through the dashboard. I resorted to dumping those sites and trying to just set them up as sub-domains first before doing the mapping.

    My settings on the dm_admin_page is set to “logged-in users my register new sites.”

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)

    (@ipstenu)

    🏳️‍🌈 Halfelf Rogue & Plugin Review Team Rep

    Did you already have sites set up and they vanished?

    /wp-admin/network/settings.php?page=dm_domains_admin should list all your mapped sites, and if that’s blank it points to a DB barf.

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