Learn how to enable a hidden web form on WordPress that allows students to create their own user accounts and set up their own WordPress sites.
- [Voiceover] Once students have accounts…on your multi-site network,…your next challenge is creating their individual sites.…You could use the ad sites form on your network admin…to manually create each site and assign it to a student.…For small courses, this is a quick…and relatively painless process.…This is also an excellent choice if you plan on limiting…what a student can do within their site…based on specific learning objectives…that you're trying to achieve.…For example, you could create a site for each student…and set your account as the admin,…then, go to the site admin page,…and use the add new user form to add an existing user…from the network.…
Enter the student's name and set their initial role…to contributor or author.…Then use the edit user form to elevate their permissions…as they gain more experience with the platform…during the class.…There are excellent plugins out there…that will allow you to batch create sites…on a multi-site network.…But they're generally pretty expensive,…and beyond the needs of a typical class.…
- 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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