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Configure wordpress multisite in one click wordpress install

I’m trying to configure multisites on my one-click wordpress installation. The problem I’m finding is: When I add allow multisite to wp-config

/* Multisite */
define('WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true);

On network setup I’m getting the message of Subdomain Installation “Because your installation is not new, sites on your WordPress network must use subdomains. The main site of a subdirectory installation needs to use a modified permanent link structure, with the potential to invalidate existing links.”

I don’t want to install others sites in subdomains. How can I configure this?

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Hello, @pinheiropt

To have sub-directories structure on old WordPress installation while activating the Network feature, you just need to add the following code in your current theme’s functions.php file.

add_filter( 'allow_subdirectory_install',
	create_function( '', 'return true;' )
	);

That’s it. Now reload the Network page from Dashboard and you should see option to choose between sub-domain and sub-directory. Once you complete the Network activation process by adding the wp-config.php and htaccess code suggested on next page on Dashboard, you may remove the code from functions.php or even can change the theme template.

I hope this helps. Let me know how it goes.

Regards, Alex

Hello, @pinheiropt

I’m glad you’ve sorted this! :)

Regards, Alex