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

Dion Hulse (dd32) wordpress at dd32.id.au
Sat Apr 14 12:44:38 UTC 2012

It sounds like you want to map a domain to a users blog.. If thats the
case, you'll want to use a Domain Mapping plugin such as this one:

On 14 April 2012 22:40, Daniel Fenn <danielx386 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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