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How to enable MultiSite
How to enable MultiSite
Rashid Neil Ilupa avatar
Written by Rashid Neil Ilupa
Updated over a week ago

These steps will help you enable the MultiSite

1. Login to your Wordify account and locate website that you want to enable the MultiSite.

2. Click on the gear icon then select the WordPress tab and choose Config.

3. Add the following config file to your WordPress site to allow MultiSite.

define('WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true);

If the file already exists with a different value, you can update it and click confirm.

Note: When adding the name, make sure that all letters must be capitalized ( WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE ).

4. Login to your WordPress dashboard and go over to your Plugins and disable all the plugins from your WordPress dashboard.

5. After deactivating your plugins, please go over to Tools and select Network Setup to set up your Multisite Network then click Install.

6. Add the given file to your wp-config.php and .htaccess file.

You may access wp-config.php and .htaccess file by using the SFTP.

Click here to see the steps on how to access your SFTP.

A. Add the given file below to your WP-CONFIG file and save it

define( 'MULTISITE', true );
define( 'SUBDOMAIN_INSTALL', true );
define( 'DOMAIN_CURRENT_SITE', '' );
define( 'PATH_CURRENT_SITE', '/' );
define( 'SITE_ID_CURRENT_SITE', 1 );
define( 'BLOG_ID_CURRENT_SITE', 1 );


B. Update your .htaccess file using the given script below.

RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule .* - [E=HTTP_AUTHORIZATION:%{HTTP:Authorization}]
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]

# add a trailing slash to /wp-admin
RewriteRule ^wp-admin$ wp-admin/ [R=301,L]

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [OR]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d
RewriteRule ^ - [L]
RewriteRule ^(wp-(content|admin|includes).*) $1 [L]
RewriteRule ^(.*\.php)$ $1 [L]
RewriteRule . index.php [L]

Once you replace the file, kindly save it.


9. Kindly then refresh your WordPress admin page and go over to MySites then choose Network Admin and click Sites. From there, you can then setup your new site by following the screen instructions.

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