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Security Scan Notifications

The MainWP Sucuri Extension provides you the ability to set email notification reminders so there will never be an instance when you forget to scan your child sites. You will need to set the reminders frequency for each of your child sites individually. To do this locate the child site in the Manage Sites list, click the Security Scan link: After the Security Scan Page loads, use the provided drop-down list to set the time interval: Your selection will be saved automatically. Email notifications will be sent to the email address you have saved in the MainWP Settings page under

Open Multiple Child Sites at the Same Time

  On the Manage Sites page you have an option to open multiple child sites (WP Admin) at the same time. To do that select wanted sites, locate Open WP Admin option in dropdown menu and click Apply button: Each child site will be opened in separate browser tab.  

Bulk Install your Extensions

If you don’t have all purchased extensions installed, click the Install Purchased Extensions button. This will show all missing extensions from your account. After clicking the button, a list of purchased extensions will appear. You can uncheck extensions you don’t want to install. After you select wanted extensions, click the Install Now button. [box] Make sure you user name and password are verified in the step 1 section. [/box]

Quick Jump Navigation

If  you want to jump from Individual Child Site Page (Dashboard, Edit, Backup, Security Scan) to another Individual Child Page, in top right corner locate the Jump to drop down menu and chose where you want to go:  First select wanted Child Site, then wanted page and you will be prompted to the selected page.  

Clean Up your Dashboard

The MainWP Clean and Lock extension enables you to remove unwanted WordPress menus from the dashboard backend. To do that go to: MainWP > Extensions > Clean and Lock > MainWP Clean and Lock Extension tab and at the bottom locate the Dashboard Site Cleanup section: There check all menus you want to remove and click the Save Settings button.  

How to Update Themes by a Site Group

If you want to update your themes by a site group go to: MainWP > Sites > Manage tab. In the dropdown menu select wanted site group and click Display button: Select wanted sites in the group, chose the Update Themes bulk action in the dropdown menu and click Apply button:  

Reload Monitors

If suddenly your Monitors disappear from your Advanced Uptime Monitor extension and you notice a message such as “No monitors have been created yet” go to: MainWP > Extensions > Advanced Uptime Monitor > Advanced Uptime Monitor Extension tab and locate the Reload Uptime Robot Data button:   After clicking that button your Monitors should be back. This process syncs your extension with your Uptime Robot account.

Deactivate Plugins on your Child Sites

If you need do Deactivate plugins on your child sites go to: MainWP > Plugins > Manage tab, select wanted child sites and in the Status dropdown menu chose Active (a plugin needs to be Active in order to be Deactivated): Click the Show Plugins button. After that, in the Choose Action dropdown menu,  you will have the Deactivate option: To Activate or Delete a plugin select Inactive (a plugin needs to be Deactivated in order for it to be Activated or Deleted). To only View or Ignore plugins select All Plugins.            

Site Actions

If you want to clean up your sites table, you can enable the Actions column. Since the column provides you all necessary shortcuts and actions, you can remove a few other columns:     Following actions (links) are provided in respective order:   Open Child Site Dashboard Edit Child Site Open Child Site WP Admin Sync Child Site Show Security Scan Report Test Connection Backup Child Site Add New Post Show Child Site SEO Open Child Site Notes

How to Update Plugins by a Site Group

If you want to update your plugins by a site group go to: MainWP > Sites > Manage tab. In the dropdown menu select wanted site group and click Display button: Select wanted sites in the group, chose the Update Plugins bulk action in the dropdown menu and click Apply button:

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