How to install a WordPress multisite network on your HostPapa account

WordPress Multisite (previously known as WordPress MU) allows you to create a network of virtual blogs on a single WordPress installation. It’s commonly used in schools, colleges and other organisations to provide websites to students, enrolled members or other individuals.

A WordPress super-administrator has management responsibility for the entire network, while each site owner has administration rights over their individual WordPress blog.

The easiest way to set up a WordPress Multisite network on your HostPapa server is to install WordPress in cPanel using the Softaculous application installer.

To get started, log in to your HostPapa Dashboard.

HostPapa Dashboard

In the top navigation menu, select My cPanel.

My cPanel Menu

Scroll down to the Softaculous Apps Installer section and click the WordPress icon.

Softaculous Apps Installer

Now click the Install tab and scroll down to the Site Settings section of the app installer. Check the box next to Enable Multisite (WPMU).

Wordpress Installer

Complete the rest of the form and click Install to proceed with your WordPress installation. For more information on installing WordPress with Softaculous, read this document from the HostPapa knowledge base: How to install WordPress

For further questions or if you need help, please open a support ticket from your HostPapa Dashboard. Follow this link to learn how.

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