Learn how to access the hidden .htaccess file in your WordPress install, then complete the Multisite installation by replacing some code.
- [Voiceover] Our manual install of…Wordpress multi-site is almost complete.…The final step is to modify your .htaccess…file for your site.…Now the .htaccess file is a hidden file…that is used by the web server to control…access to all of the files and folders in a directory.…The complete file name is .htaccess, nothing else,…and it's something that gets automatically…created when we install Wordpress.…The thing that throws most people off…is that since the file begins with a period,…many systems will hide the file from our view.…
Let's begin by copying all of the code…in the second box.…Then leave this tab open and go back…to your dashboard tab to open…the file manager and then into the www folder,…and then into students.…If we look at the files here,…you may notice that you probably…don't see the .htaccess file.…To show it, go up to Settings in the upper right,…and check the box for Show Hidden Files, dotfiles,…then click Save.…
When your page refreshes, you should now see…the .htaccess file.…It's always a good idea to make a…
- 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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