Active Directory (LDAP) Authentication in WordPress Multi-Site

As many of you know, I led the team that launched the College of Education at UGA’s new website (http://www.coe.uga.edu/) which is driven by WordPress Multi-Site. The first phase is complete, and the second phase has started up. Part of their second phase is to allow a custodian from each department to edit content on[Continue Reading…]

How to fix WordPress MultiSite switch_to_blog() permalinks

If you are using switch_to_blog() in your WordPress MultiSite installation and notice that your permalinks contain “/blog/” in them (or some other oddity). The give John James Jacoby’s plugin Switch Site Rewrite a go. Today I ran into this problem with a WPMS site that I am developing. I needed to pull posts from the[Continue Reading…]

Call Event Calendar 3 in WPMS from a different site ID

I’ve been working on a pretty complicated WordPress Multi-Site project for the College of Education at UGA. One of their sites will be controlling the master calendar for the main website. We wanted to display the calendar from the sub-site. One the main site of the page (an possibly on other sub-sites). Generally speaking, in[Continue Reading…]

Remove Username Character Limit from WordPress Multi-Site / Multi-User

I’ve been working on a pretty complex project with WordPress MultiUser (soon to be MultiSite). This client needs several sites with hundreds of users divided into each site. I will be integrating the backend authentication with LDAP and discovered that a small percentage of their users have usernames with fewer than four characters. WordPress MU[Continue Reading…]