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UpStream has been fully tested on WordPress multisite networks and will work smoothly.

Let’s show you how to install UpStream on a multisite network.

Understanding a Multisite Network

There are three key parts to a multisite network.

  1. Network Admin: This is control panel for your multisite network.
  2. Main Site: This is the central WordPress site. It will be located at your main domain name, for example: upstreamplugin.com
  3. Sites: These are the sub-sites that form your network. They will be located at upstreamplugin.com/subsite or at subsite.upstreamplugin.com.

Network Admin area in a Multisite network

Installing Plugins on a Multisite Network

Plugins can only be installed from the “Network Admin” area

  • Go to “My Sites”, then “Network Admin”.
  • Click “Plugins”.

Plugins link in the WordPress network admin

Installing UpStream in a WordPress multisite

  • After installing plugins you will see this screen below. If you click “Network Activate” then you won’t be able to see the “Delete” button.

Installing plugins in a WordPress multisite

Now that the plugins are installed, you can decide how to make them available to the sites in your network.

Click here for instructions on activating plugins in your multisite network.

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