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 https://2018.wpcampus.org/schedule/using-multi-tenant-wordpress-to-simplify-development/.

Speaker:
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 https://2018.wpcampus.org.

Session Video

Aaron Graham

Programmer Analyst, Washington University in St. Louis@coderaaronhttps://coderaaron.com

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