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Install BWP Plugins in a Network Environment

Since WordPress 3.0, WPMU was merged into the core WordPress and is now known as WordPress Multi-site. Many plugins provide supports for Multi-site and my WordPress plugins are no exceptions. My plugins support both types of Multi-site Plugins, be it activation-needed or must-use. To install any of my plugin as a must-use plugin in your network please follow these steps:

  1. Copy the plugin’s folder, for example wp-content/plugins/bwp-minify/ to wp-content/mu-plugins/.
  2. Open the plugin folder you have just copied and then find a file with ‘ms’ at the end of its filename. For BWP Minify, the file you need should have this name: bwp-minify-ms.php.
  3. Copy the file you just found to this folder: wp-content/mu-plugins/. In other words, move it up one directory.

Now the plugin should be activated automatically for all your blogs. Have fun!

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    David March 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm – Permalink

    I understand what you are saying about activating site wide but do I need to do anything special to allow individual activation? When a user activates the plugin they don’t see the fields to enter the API key unless they are a super admin. Does this need to be entered into a config file somewhere?
    thanks
    dave

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      OddOneOut March 30, 2012 at 7:34 pm – Permalink

      Hi David,

      What plugin were you referring to? If you’re talking about BWP reCAPTCHA, I’ve made the API key a site-wide option and it can not be set individually. I understand that sometimes it is needed to set a key pair for each blog, but that is something the plugin does not support for the time being.

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    David March 30, 2012 at 9:31 pm – Permalink

    Thank you for your response: Yes I am referring to BWP reCAPTCHA. I don’t need to set a different key for each blog. I want to enter our domain level key once for all users. BUT I don’t want to activate site wide and force it on everyone. I activated it for 1 blog and entered the key and it appears to work for everyone but if i deactivate from that blog will it remove the key from all users? I guess my question is how to I enter the key in a way that it is ready to use for all users but does not network activate thereby forcing all sites to use it?

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      OddOneOut March 31, 2012 at 10:30 am – Permalink

      You can go to Network Admin and activate the plugin site-wide there, after that go to the blog you would like to disable the plugin for and simply disable the plugin, such action will not affect any other blog :).

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    Victor October 8, 2012 at 2:04 pm – Permalink

    Hi, the plugin worked well until I installed WP Super Cache and activated mod rewrite. After that, all external links redirect to my 404 page. I changed the mod rewrite option, but the issue is still there. I guess there are some .htaccess bugs or cache config settings that haven’t reverted. Could you provide any help?
    Thanks!

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