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Why Multisite is a Waste of Time

Is WordPress Multisite a Waste of Time

If you use MainWP for managing your child sites, you already have a way to update plugins, themes, and push different code changes to those sites without having to deal with multisite performance issues. Multisite allows many subsites to share common plugins and themes. In addition, all sites will end up sharing the same database…

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How to Convert from iThemes Sync to MainWP for your Sites

Move to MainWP

iThemes Sync is a Software as a service (SaaS) for managing multiple WordPress sites. MainWP is not SaaS-based and it will never be. It is very easy to change over from iThemes Sync to MainWP to manage all your clients’ sites. First, you will need to install MainWP Dashboard to create a Dashboard site to manage…

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How to Convert from InfiniteWP to MainWP for your Sites

Move to MainWP

InfiniteWP is a self-hosted solution for managing multiple sites, but the UI and UX have a number of issues. The initial setup takes a lot longer than setting up a MainWP dashboard site. It is very easy to change over from InfiniteWP to MainWP to manage all your clients’ sites. First, you will need to…

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How to convert from ManageWP to MainWP for your Sites

Move to MainWP

ManageWP is a Software as a service (SaaS) for being able to manage multiple WordPress sites. MainWP is a self hosted solution which is not SaaS based. It is very easy to change over from ManageWP to MainWP to manage all your clients’ sites. First, you will need to install MainWP Dashboard to create a…

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Using the Activity Log for MainWP Extension

How to use Action Log for MainWP

MainWP now has a very useful way to track changes made on both the MainWP Dashboard site, as well as tracking changes to connected child sites using Activity Log for MainWP extension. First, you will need to install the WP Security Audit Log plugin on all of the connected child sites, which is very easy…

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Delete expired transients automatically on all of your MainWP connected child sites

Delete Expired Transients

What are transients are and why WordPress uses them WordPress uses transients to store data, that can be retrieved short-term from the options database table. But the problem ends up being when different plugins are using transients, but then not deleting that data when it has expired. It can cause performance issues over-time and cause the…

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Why should you run your MainWP dashboard site on Vultr using Cloudways?

MainWP on Vultr using Cloudways

Cloudways is a solid option to use for WordPress site hosting. In this example, we are going to use it for hosting a MainWP dashboard site. You want to use a separate server for hosting your MainWP dashboard site, so that the server or servers you are using for your client/customer sites do not have…

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How to hide the Gutenberg Banner from your child sites

remove gutenberg banner

WordPress 4.9.8 release, scheduled for July 31, 2018, will include a banner inviting website owners to try the new Gutenberg editing experience. This banner shows for all users with the back end access and each user needs to dismiss it individually. Hiding this banner on multiple sites can take you some time, however, MainWP Code Snippets…

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