[wp-hackers] Multisites at different locations (neither domain-based, nor directory-based).

Daniel Fenn danielx386 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 12:40:26 UTC 2012

I think Wordpress.Com use a system like that. I never used the
multisite feature so I cant give you a yes or no on that.   ~ sent
from phone

On 14/04/2012, Дилян Палаузов <dilyan.palauzov at aegee.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> On my server I host a multi-site Wordpress 3.3.1 installation.  The
> different blogs shall appear under different URLs, that cannot be said
> as just "directory-bases multi-site" or "domain-based multi-site".  E.g.
> the word press multisite was installed under the URL
> "http://example.org/~user1".  Then some blogs were added
> "http://example.org/~user1/blog1" and "http://example.org/~user1/blog2".
>   Now, the user bought a domain "blog2.org", so the blog2 shall be
> visible under "http://blog2.org", "http://www.blog2.org" and
> "http://example.org/~user1/blog2".  However wordpress stores the links
> (of the uploaded pictures) as absolute links, so if the link is stored
> as "http://example.org/~user1/blog2/article3", when viewed under
> "http://blog2.org" the link will redirect to
> "http://example.org/~user1/blog2".
> This shall be further extended with a third blog, which shall run under
> http://blog3.blog2.org .
> Is there a way for the webserver to pass to index.php appropriate
> parameters (blog main URL, and "article-properties", e.g.
> wordpress-installation/index.php?blog=blog2&url=blog2.org&article=article3),
> so that Wordpress generates the right links in the resulting page (not
> referencing to http://example.org/~user1/blog2, but to
> http://blog2.org), and does not store internally the absolute URLs.
> If there is currently no way to achieve this, and you agree that such a
> feature would be nice, but nobody wants to implement it, can you explain
> what needs to be changed approximately in the Wordpress core to have
> this feature there?
> Thanks in advance for your answer
>    Дилян
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Daniel Fenn

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