Deprecated Deprecated

This function has been deprecated.

Summery Summery

Create an empty blog.

Syntax Syntax

create_empty_blog( string $domain, string $path, string $weblog_title, int $site_id = 1 )

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) The new blog's domain.


(string) (Required) The new blog's path.


(string) (Required) The new blog's title.


(int) (Optional) Defaults to 1.

Default value: 1

Return Return

(string|int) The ID of the newly created blog

Source Source

File: wp-includes/ms-deprecated.php

function create_empty_blog( $domain, $path, $weblog_title, $site_id = 1 ) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '4.4.0' );

	if ( empty($path) )
		$path = '/';

	// Check if the domain has been used already. We should return an error message.
	if ( domain_exists($domain, $path, $site_id) )
		return __( '<strong>Error</strong>: Site URL you&#8217;ve entered is already taken.' );

	 * Need to back up wpdb table names, and create a new wp_blogs entry for new blog.
	 * Need to get blog_id from wp_blogs, and create new table names.
	 * Must restore table names at the end of function.

	if ( ! $blog_id = insert_blog($domain, $path, $site_id) )
		return __( '<strong>Error</strong>: There was a problem creating site entry.' );


	return $blog_id;


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.4.0 This function has been deprecated.
MU (3.0.0) Introduced.


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