WordPress MultisiteWhat? Why? How?
Hello.Brian CaselTwitter: @CasJamRestaurant Enginerestaurantengine.comToday’s Slides & Notes Available Here:casjam.com/wor...
What’s in store...What is WordPress Multisite?Should I Use WP Multisite For My Project?Examples of WP MultisiteWP Multisit...
What is WordPress Multisite?  WORDPRESS           WORDPRESS MULTISITE                      Multiple Websites (Main Site + ...
Should I use WP Multisite?MOST OF THE TIME... PROBABLY NOT.My Client’s Small Business Website... Don’t Use MS.My Portfolio...
Where’s WP Multisite Being Used?News Networks: NYTimes Blogs (nytimes.com/blogs)Universities: University of Maine (umaine....
WP Multisite in ActionWHAT’S DIFFERENT?Additional User Type: “Super Administrator”Network AdminCreating a SiteManaging Plu...
Setup & InstallationFirst, be sure your web host can handle WP Multisite.Instructions for enabling WP Multisite in the WP ...
Plugins & ResourcesOfficial Documentation on WordPress.orghttp://codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_NetworkDomain Mappinghttp://w...
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  • WordPress Multisite: What? Why? How?

    1. 1. WordPress MultisiteWhat? Why? How?
    2. 2. Hello.Brian CaselTwitter: @CasJamRestaurant Enginerestaurantengine.comToday’s Slides & Notes Available Here:casjam.com/wordpress-multisite-talk
    3. 3. What’s in store...What is WordPress Multisite?Should I Use WP Multisite For My Project?Examples of WP MultisiteWP Multisite in ActionSetup & Installation (overview)Plugins & Resources
    4. 4. What is WordPress Multisite? WORDPRESS WORDPRESS MULTISITE Multiple Websites (Main Site + Sub Sites) One Website Sites can be Sub-Domains or Sub-Directories One set of pages Sub-Domain: subsite.mainsite.com One set of posts Sub-Directory: mainsite.com/subsite One set of users One Set of Plugins & Themes Each Site Has it’s Own Pages, Posts, & Users
    5. 5. Should I use WP Multisite?MOST OF THE TIME... PROBABLY NOT.My Client’s Small Business Website... Don’t Use MS.My Portfolio Website... Don’t Use MS.My Blog... Don’t Use MS.Blog With Multiple Authors? Categories? ... Don’t Use MS.Handful of Websites... Probably Shouldn’t Use MS.
    6. 6. Where’s WP Multisite Being Used?News Networks: NYTimes Blogs (nytimes.com/blogs)Universities: University of Maine (umaine.edu)Blog Networks: Teach For Us (teachforus.org)Hosted Site Services:wordpress.comedublogs.orgrestaurantengine.com
    7. 7. WP Multisite in ActionWHAT’S DIFFERENT?Additional User Type: “Super Administrator”Network AdminCreating a SiteManaging PluginsManaging Themes
    8. 8. Setup & InstallationFirst, be sure your web host can handle WP Multisite.Instructions for enabling WP Multisite in the WP Codex:codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_NetworkChoose Sub-Domains or Sub-DirectoriesFinish Setup & Test
    9. 9. Plugins & ResourcesOfficial Documentation on WordPress.orghttp://codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_NetworkDomain Mappinghttp://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-mu-domain-mapping/Site Replicatorhttp://wpebooks.com/replicator/Gravity Forms + User Registration Add-onhttp://www.gravityforms.com

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