Using a plugin called network-privacy you can hide a WordPress Multi Site site so that it’s only accessible to a particular type of user.
You can use this if you want to create a staging / development site within a WordPress Multi Site network.
Last updated:June 15, 2020
After updating a WordPress Multisite site to WordPress 3.6 and the latest versions of plugins that it used we noticed some strange results. I decided to create a local copy from the pre-update backup and try the process again. Unfortunately, I had difficulty getting the local install working since I kept getting
Error establishing a database connectionThis is a brief explanation of this specific problem, with minor updates in January 2017 and May 2019.
Last updated:May 17, 2019
If you have some code which could potentially be running in a WordPress Multisite environment and you may need to use the Network admin URL when it’s a multisite then instead of testing the result of is_multisite() you can happily use network_admin_url(). The reason you can do this is because the first two lines of network_admin_url() are
if ( ! is_multisite() ) return admin_url( $path, $scheme );I’ve just fixed a problem in oik where the “edit custom CSS” link was editing the wrong CSS file in a multisite implementation. This solution was part of the fix. The second part was to include a parameter indicating the theme to be edited. e.g. &theme=wpg0216
Last updated:August 18, 2014