iThemes Sync Pro 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.
Benefits of Using iThemes Sync Pro
iThemes Sync Pro makes it easy to:
- Control Theme & Plugin Updates
- Send Client Reports for WordPress Maintenance
- Monitor Site Uptime, Downtime & Performance
- Track & View Google Analytics Data
iThemes Sync Pro Setup Information
iThemes Sync Pro users have access to step-by-step getting started materials in the article How to Set Up iThemes Sync.
Logging into iThemes Sync Pro
Once you receive your email with the login information for iThemes Sync Pro, 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 iThemes Sync Pro.
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.
Click on the Set Up Sync button which will then ask for your iThemes Sync credentials.
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 iThemes Sync Dashboard 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.
Bottom Line: iThemes Sync Pro & Managing Multiple WordPress Sites from One Dashboard
iThemes Sync makes it simple and quick to manage multiple sites on managed WordPress or managed WooCommerce plans with Nexcess.
Please note that the iThemes Sync Pro plugin is supported by the iThemes Support Team. 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 iThemes Support Team is available Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM Central Standard Time in the United States.
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iThemes Sync Pro FAQs
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:
If you do not this definition above, then WordPress Multisite Functionality has not been configured.
Can a WordPress Multisite Network Have Different Themes Configured per Site?
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.