What is WordPress Multisite? How Does It Work?

What is wordpress Multisite...? How Does it Work?

The feature which allows the users to create a multiple sites with the single installation of wordpress is called as wordpress multisites. This feature allows you to use the sub-domains of the main root domain name with the same network.

For example- abc.xyz.com is a subsite of the domain xyz.com

Uses of wordpress Multisite

  • Easy access of the many blogs:

We can access the several blogs with one username and password, Users and the admin can access the the several blogs with the same login.

  • Shared plugins:

Once you enable the multisite you can assign the same plugin to all your sites.

  • Shared Themes:

shred Themes is another benefit which enables the themes for all the sites at a time.

  • Shared Users:

Different users can access the wordpress with the same username and password to access their blogs.

Steps to enable the Multi Sites:

  1. Connect the FTP with the cPanel username and password.

  1. Open the wp-config.php file.


  1. And add the following line of code


define('WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true);


  1. Then save the file

To enable the Multisite in WordPress follow the below steps:

  1. Login to your wordpress admin panel


  1. Click on tools--->And choose Network


  1. In the Addresses of Sites in your Network section, select Sub-directories. If you do not see this option, skip this step.


  1. Give the Network Title and Admin E-Mail Address, and then click Install.


Complete the instructions from the Enabling the Network section.