How do I add sites to WordPress Multisite?

Adding sites manually

  1. Open WordPress.
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  2. From the top menu, select 'My Sites > Network Admin > Sites'.
  3. On the next page, click the Add New button.
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  4. Enter the following fields:
    • Site Address – The subdirectory the virtual site is created under
    • Site Title – The new administrator can change this later
    • Admin Email – Email of the person who will own this site
  5. Click Add Site.

An email is sent to the new user with their login credentials. They can then log into their site at:


Letting users create their own sites

  1. Log into WordPress as the administrator.
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  2. In the network dashboard, click 'Settings > Network Settings'
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  3. Under the 'Registration Settings' select the following options:
    • 'Logged in users may register new sites.'
    • 'Send the network admin an email notification every time someone registers a site or user account.'
    New users can then create pages at

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