wp core multisite-convert

Creates the multisite database tables, and adds the multisite constants to wp-config.php.

For those using WordPress with Apache, remember to update the .htaccess file with the appropriate multisite rewrite rules.

Review the multisite documentation for more details about how multisite works.


The title of the new network.
Base path after the domain name that each site url will start with.
default: /
If passed, the network will use subdomains, instead of subdirectories. Doesn’t work with ‘localhost’.

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$ wp core multisite-convert
Set up multisite database tables.
Added multisite constants to wp-config.php.
Success: Network installed. Don't forget to set up rewrite rules.

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These global parameters have the same behavior across all commands and affect how WP-CLI interacts with WordPress.

Argument Description
--path=<path> Path to the WordPress files.
--url=<url> Pretend request came from given URL. In multisite, this argument is how the target site is specified.
--ssh=[<scheme>:][<user>@]<host\|container>[:<port>][<path>] Perform operation against a remote server over SSH (or a container using scheme of “docker”, “docker-compose”, “vagrant”).
--http=<http> Perform operation against a remote WordPress installation over HTTP.
--user=<id\|login\|email> Set the WordPress user.
--skip-plugins[=<plugins>] Skip loading all plugins, or a comma-separated list of plugins. Note: mu-plugins are still loaded.
--skip-themes[=<themes>] Skip loading all themes, or a comma-separated list of themes.
--skip-packages Skip loading all installed packages.
--require=<path> Load PHP file before running the command (may be used more than once).
--[no-]color Whether to colorize the output.
--debug[=<group>] Show all PHP errors and add verbosity to WP-CLI output. Built-in groups include: bootstrap, commandfactory, and help.
--prompt[=<assoc>] Prompt the user to enter values for all command arguments, or a subset specified as comma-separated values.
--quiet Suppress informational messages.