[wp-hackers] Network Installation for multisites
madalin.ignisca at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 11:54:41 UTC 2014
we have wp-cli for automating multisites in seconds. have you tried it? it
has lots of addons to automate many things.
On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 1:35 PM, Utkarsh Dixit <utkarsh.dixit11 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Why not even add the "define( 'WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true );" dynamically
> using file parsing. We could provide a simple Enable network button to do
> this. It would certainly be a step towards making the multisite network
> available and easy to setup (for everyone). I dunno why this wasn't done
> earlier. Maybe because it was slowing things down? ( file parsing does take
> a large amount of time )
> On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 4:35 PM, Nikola Nikolov <nikolov.tmw at gmail.com
> > I'm just wildly guessing here, but maybe one of the reasons is because a
> > multisite network is more complex than a normal WordPress site - meaning
> > that the administrator of a network should have a bit more technical
> > knowledge and you would most-likely need FTP access to your site anyway.
> > Besides you already have to add a line of code to your wp-config.php in
> > order to enable network installation, so it's not a big hassle to put the
> > lines of code yourself.
> > Again - that was just a guess, so if anyone has concrete knowledge on the
> > matter I'd be very interested in learning about the reasoning.
> > On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 11:10 AM, Utkarsh Dixit
> > <utkarsh.dixit11 at gmail.com>wrote:
> > > While installing the network it is asked of a user to add the following
> > > lines:
> > >
> > > define('MULTISITE', true);
> > > define('SUBDOMAIN_INSTALL', false);
> > > define('DOMAIN_CURRENT_SITE', 'localhost');
> > > ......
> > >
> > > in the wp-config.php and also various changes are required to be made
> > > the .htaccess file.
> > >
> > > I'm a little curious as to why can't these changes be made
> > > using file handling in php? Is there some specific reason for not
> > > implementing it this way?
> > > ( Currently using version 3.8 )
> > >
> > > Thanks.
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