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Set up subdomain on my site that uses multisite WordPress


I need to set up a subdomain of using multisite but it doesn't seem to work. I am not a noob, so I am a little vexed why I can't figure this out...I will provide log in details to hosting account.

Answers (3)


Dbranes answers:

Hi, you don't have any wildcard in your DNS setup, i.e. like

* A 14400s

since you are using Bluehost, there is an easy way to add this:

Goto the cPanel and then check out the "Domains" and click on the "Subdomains" icon.

- There you can enter * (asterisk) in the first textbox named "subdomain",
- then add in the next textbox after that.
- In the textbox named "Document root", you type in the folder where you have your wordpress folder installed.

Hope this helps


Arnav Joy answers:

are you want to create this "" subdomain. and your main site is ?

what error are you getting ?

Jagst3r21 comments:

When I click "Add New Site" and add nothing comes up in the My Sites dropdown. No errors are coming up, so it is weird. I even set the subdomain variable or whatever in the wp.config to True and that didn't work either.


Gabriel Reguly answers:

Hi Jagst3r21,

Seems you do not have multisite corectly configured.

Perhaps you just have not done the full 6 steps process: [[LINK href=""]][[/LINK]]

I can do that for you, please send me login details to your site via [[LINK href=""]]PM[[/LINK]]

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There is an issue with your DNS settings, maybe I'll need login details to your hosting account too.