Learn how to automatically aggregate student posts from every site on your network into a single RSS feed that you can display on your main course site.
- [Voiceover] Now that all of your students…have their own sites,…we need a way to aggregate all of their content…into a common location.…In WordPress in the Classroom,…we saw how to use feed WordPress…to manually subscribe to the RSS feeds of multiple blogs.…But it required us to continually add new blogs…as they would come online.…Let's look at how to leverage multisite to do this for us.…Begin by installing the Inpsyde Multisite Feed plugin.…Inpsyde is spelled I-N-P-S-Y-D-E.…
Then network activate it.…In your settings menu, you should have a new item now…called Multisite Feed.…For the title, I'll call it Class Master Feed.…In the description, I'll enter aggregation…of all student feeds for the class ENV355.…For the URL, I'll enter classfeed.…Change the max entries per site…to a number that's above what you would expect…a typical student in your class to create.…I'll set mine to 100.…
Then set the max overall entries you expect…from your entire class.…I'll enter 1,000.…If you only wanted to aggregate posts…from certain sites or users on your multisite network,…
- Creating a test environment to configure WordPress Multisite
- Designing a Multisite network
- Manually creating a Multisite network
- Creating new sites
- Managing access and privacy settings
- Adding and managing users
- Managing plugins and themes across multiple sites
- Creating a site template
- Aggregating posts in a Multisite network
- Supporting students
- Exporting student sites
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Designing a Multisite Network
3. Creating a Multisite Network
4. Managing a Multisite Network
5. Managing a Multisite Network of Classes
6. Managing a Multisite Network for Students
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