Word Press multisite is a tool that helps to manage multiple websites. However, many people are unaware of Word Press multisite feature. This feature of Word Press helps to manage multiple websites of similar nature from a single dashboard. It would be more manageable and strategic to have a multisite network than multiple single websites.
So, let’s look at how to create Word Press multisite.
Lay the groundwork for your Word Press website:
First, you need to take a backup of your website data, deactivate all the themes and plug-in of your website network, and verify the working of all permalinks.
Enable multisite functionality:
Here, you need to edit the core code files. So, you must have some technical knowledge to proceed with this step. First, you have to open the wp-config.php file. Then you have to add the code snippet above the first line. After adding the snippet, refresh your browser. You will see the “network setup” item in the tool menu of your dashboard.
Setup network menu item:
Now, click on “create a network of Word Press site”. Add your site address, select the network type, update the DNS, and click on the “install” button to save the changes.
Enable the multisite network:
After installation, a code will appear on your screen. Now, this code needs to be added to your .htaccess file and wp-config.php file. Your Word Press Multisite network is now ready to use.
How to manage your Word Press multisite network?
You have to click on the “overview button” that appears on the dashboard in the top left corner. Now, you should check the multisite network box to have the overview screen for your multisite network. You can manage the whole multisite network from the ManageWP dashboard.