Category Archives: Wordpress MU

WordPress on Amazon RDS

Every WordPress blog must have a database to store all its data (posts, comments, settings and so on). WordPress uses the MySQL database. Usually the database is stored locally ob the web server of the blog. In some cases one would want to have the database installed elsewhere for many reasons (loads, capacity, backups). This […]

WPMU new blog settings plugin – updated

I have updated the WPMU new blog settings plugin to work with the new version of WordPress-Mu, 2.6 (for previous versions see here). The hook used was changed to a new one: populate_options and the update_option function call was replaced with the add_option function call. The main code of the plugin looks like so: <?php […]

WordPress MU 2.6 is out

Donncha posted that the new version of WordPress MU, 2.6, is out: Some of the new features in this release of MU: Version number is 2.6 rather than 1.6 because it just makes sense to synchronise the major version numbers. Signup page now has a nonce which should help in the fight against spammers, for […]

WordPress MU 2.6 beta 1 is out

Donncha released yesterday the first beta version of WordPress-MU 2.6. This version includes the new features of WordPress 2.6.  WordPress MU specific changes include The version number is being bumped to 2.6 rather than 1.6 because of version confusion. Signup page now has a nonce to help defeat spammers. Plugins in wp-content/plugins/ are version checked […]

WPMU Cleanup – script to delete unused blogs

WPMU Cleanup is a script that checks the WordPress-MU database for blogs that have not been updated for some time. Then, it sends to these blogs authors an email telling them that their blog will be deleted in a few days if they don’t update it. If the blog is not updated in time it […]

A number of projects for WordPress-MU people

There are a few projects for WordPress-MU folks over at asap WPMU installation for beta testers WP MU & WP MU Plug-in Experience Needed Seeking to drive Multiple WordPress sites through One Installation

WordPress-MU 1.5.1 is out

WordPress Mu 1.5.1 is out. Donncha announced: The long delayed version 1.5.1 of WordPress MU has just been released. If you don’t want to read the rest of this post head to the download page and grab the zip file or tarball but make sure you come back here to read the upgrade docs. This […]

First month data using S3 offloading for WPMU

April was our first month of using the themes-s3 plugin for offloading WordPress-Mu theme files to Amazon-S3. I have received the monthly bill from Amazon just a few days ago and thought I would share the numbers. So here you go ( the numbers in bold are the real costs): $0.15 per GB-Month of storage […]