iThemes Sync Pro makes it straightforward to successfully manage multiple sites on your Managed WordPress or Managed WooCommerce hosting plan with Nexcess.
Managing Multiple WordPress Sites From One Dashboard with iThemes Sync Pro
How Do You Know if WordPress has Been Configured to Allow WordPress Multisite Functionality?
Inspect the wp-config.php file.
If WordPress has been configured to allow WordPress Multisite Functionality, you will see:define('WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true);
If you do not this definition above, then WordPress Multisite Functionality has not been configured.
Yes, it is possible to enable a theme for the entire WordPress Multisite Network or per each WordPress site. A theme can be enabled for a WordPress Multisite Network, but not activated at the network setting level. Rather, themes are activated per each unique WordPress site at the site settings level.
About iThemes Sync Pro & Nexcess
is a full-featured toolset for the seasoned web professional's toolbelt that allows you to complete all the maintenance and management tasks required to successfully run a WordPress site or multiple WordPress sites.
iThemes Sync Pro makes it easy to:
Within 24 hours of purchasing a or hosting plan, you will receive an email notification from with your login information and . iThemes Sync Pro users have access to step-by-step getting started materials in the article .
Once you receive your email with the login information for , you can open your Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce control panel. A link to log in is on the home page of the control panel at the bottom of the menu on the left-hand side of the page. Click the link and a new tab will open in your browser with the login page for .
Activating the iThemes Sync Plugin
In order to be able to connect your site to the iThemes Sync dashboard you will need to make sure that the iThemes Sync plugin is active on the site you want to connect it to.
iThemes Sync Dashboard
Once you have entered your username and password your site will be connected to iThemes Sync. When you log into to view the you will be able to see your connected site. Themes and plugin updates will show on your connected sites if those sites have updates for either.
To update the plugins on the site which have updates click on the View Updates button. Check all of the plugins you want to update and click Update Selected.
When you go back to see the connected site and those have been refreshed it will now show that there are no plugin updates.
Managing All Updates
Using the buttons, you can now go into the separate menus for Core (WordPress) Updates, Plugin Updates, Theme Updates, and All Updates.
Conclusion: iThemes Sync Pro & Managing Multiple WordPress Sites from One Dashboard
iThemes Sync makes it simple and quick to manage multiple sites on or plans with .
Please note that the iThemes Sync Pro plugin is supported by the . If you have issues with the plugin, please contact iThemes by opening a Support Ticket by clicking the Support option within the plugin's control panel area. The is available Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM Central Standard Time in the United States.
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We also have a variety of Nexcess support articles about how best to implement our product offerings housed in the Nexcess Knowledge Base, including how to get your site going with a number of different configuration options. These resources include a great article on setting this up for Migrating to Nexcess with managed WordPress and managed WooCommerce hosting.
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Resources for More Information
New Customers: Fully Managed Hosting Solutions
- How to Enable Auto-Updates for Plugins and Themes (via the user interface)
- Nexcess WordPress Plugins and Their Configurations
- How to Deactivate all Plugins and Change the Active Theme Using phpMyAdmin
- How to Update Plugins on your WordPress Site
Updating WordPress Plugins Individually for Admins
- How to Disable WordPress Core Updates