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How To Setup WordPress Multisite on Vultr Hosting

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Having issues while managing your WordPress websites on multiple tabs in a single browser? Don’t worry because WordPress offers a configuration called the WordPress Multisite. WordPress multisite allows a user to manage multiple WordPress websites through a single WordPress dashboard.

What Multisite Really Does for You

WordPress multisite motivates you to combine individual websites based on WordPress under a single WordPress account for ease of management. It lets you expand your horizons out-of-the-box by curtailing the hassles involving separate accounts of WordPress for individual websites.

Read more: When You Should Use WordPress Multisite

Benefits of Using WordPress Multisite

Here are some of the benefits of using WordPress Multisite:

  • Set up and manage a number of websites through a single hosting account and WordPress installation.
  • Depending on user’s access levels, one can manage only a single website or a number of websites using a similar account.
  • Access to different websites can be simply segregated or submerged for different users.
  • Themes and plugins can be shared among different users across a number of websites.
  • Significantly reduce overhead costs by updating and upgrading multiple websites in less time.
  • You only have to customize once when launching your site.

Now, let’s take a look at how you can easily launch Multisite WordPress on cloud using Vultr.

How to Host WordPress Multisite on Vultr Through Cloudways

In order to host WordPress Multisite on Vultr, you first need to sign up on Cloudways from here and then follow below step-by-step guide on how to do it.

  1. Select WordPress Multisite
  2. Select Vultr Cloud
  3. Choose Server Size
  4. Select your location
  5. Launch!

1. Select WordPress Multisite Application

Select your Application which is WordPress Multisite, name your WPMU application, server and project.

2. Select Vultr Cloud Server

Select your Cloud Provider which is Vultr.

3. Select Server Size

Select server size according to the amount of network traffic on your website.

4. Select Data-Center Location

Select location of data center nearest to your targeted audience.

5. Launch!

There you go, your WordPress Multisite Network is now hosted on Vultr Cloud through Cloudways. Doesn’t that sound as easy as a cake? 🙂

Read more: How do I take my website live from Cloudways?

What Next?

In order to access your WordPress Multisite feature, all you have to do is log in to the Cloudways platform and visit Application tab. Go to Access Details, Click the URL in Admin Area Access. The link will lead you to the login page for your WordPress Multisite Dashboard. Enter the provided Username and Password and start using your WordPress Multisite feature in no time.

Read more: Free SSL on WordPress Multisite

Cloudways offers 3 days free trial of WordPress managed Hosting on Vultr Platform. So just play around and test the Cloudways Platform to your heart’s content. Once you’re done, we offer one free website migration to Cloudways. Contact our Live Chat Support team to avail this offer!

Mustaasam Saleem :Mustaasam is the WordPress Community Manager at Cloudways - A Managed WordPress Hosting Platform, where he actively works and loves sharing his knowledge with the WordPress Community. When he is not working, you can find him playing squash with his friends, or defending in Football, and listening to music. You can email him at mustaasam.saleem@cloudways.com