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Using multitenant WordPress to simplify development

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Do you want to do development on multiple sites with different setups concurrently, but do not have to update core in each install every time a new version is released? Are you developing for a single site environment, but don not want to spin up a new development server for every site so you do not have to worry about multisite quirks?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, a multi-tenant WordPress install is just what you need!

Come learn how I adapted Cliff Seal's talk from WPCampus 2016 into a simple VVV site that allows you to develop for as many sites as you want while still maintaining the flexibility of having a separate directory structure and separate databases (not just tables) and still only have to update plugins/themes/core once for all of your sites.

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2018 website at

Aaron Graham

What is WPCampus?
WPCampus 2018 was the third annual in-person conference for the WPCampus community, a gathering of web professionals, educators and people dedicated to the confluence of WordPress in higher education. The event took place July 12-14 on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. Learn more about the event at

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