Chapter 10Multisite: Rolling Your Own Network

So far in this book, we’ve delved deep into the WordPress universe and pulled back the curtain to show how the most fundamental elements of the core WordPress installation are put together and operate. Now, we’re going to look at one of the newest and most exciting additions to core: Multisite. Its capabilities allow you to extend the CMS in a way that will let you host and manage your own centralized network of WordPress websites, much in the same way that Automattic manages the free service. So you can literally leverage a single WordPress installation to managing dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of individual WordPress websites. It’s one of the most popular up-and-coming features ...

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