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WPMU DEV Hosting

The technical documentation for our managed hosting services.

  1. 1. Getting Started

    1. 1.1 About Free Sites
    2. 1.2 Creating A New Site
    3. 1.3 Migrating An Existing Site
    4. 1.4 Locations & Regions
    5. 1.5 Plans & Usage Limits
    6. 1.6 WordPress Multisite
    7. 1.7 Modifying File Size and Type Limits
    8. 1.8 Getting .htaccess Support
  2. 2. DNS and Domain Management

    1. 2.1 DNS Tips
    2. 2.2 Getting started
    3. 2.3 WPMU DEV DNS Records
    4. 2.4 Cloudflare
    5. 2.5 GoDaddy
    6. 2.6 Freenom
    7. 2.7 Namecheap
    8. 2.8 Google domains
    9. 2.9 SiteGround
    10. 2.10 Porkbun
    11. 2.11 Hover
    12. 2.12 Dreamhost
    13. 2.13 iPage
    14. 2.14 Bluehost
    15. 2.15 eNom
    16. 2.16 Set a new primary domain
    17. 2.17 Configuring Cloudflare
  3. 3. SSL & HTTPS

    1. 3.1 Free Let's Encrypt Certificates
    2. 3.2 Adding Custom SSL Certificates
    3. 3.3 Wildcard SSL Certificates
  4. 4. Emails

    1. 4.1 Email Hosting
    2. 4.2 "From" and "Reply-to" Email Addresses
    3. 4.3 Email Sending Policies and Limits
    4. 4.4 Using SMTP To Send Emails
    5. 4.5 Email Forwarding
  5. 5. SFTP & SSH

    1. 5.1 How to Create an SFTP User
    2. 5.2 Allowed SSH Commands
    3. 5.3 Disabled functions - php.ini
    4. 5.4 Disabled functions - PHP CLI
  6. 6. Backups

    1. 6.1 Hosting Backups
    2. 6.2 Incremental Backups
    3. 6.3 Manual Backups
    4. 6.4 Backup via WP CLI
    5. 6.5 Restoring from Backup
    6. 6.6 Exporting Backups
    7. 6.7 Snapshot Plugin
    8. 6.8 Getting Support
  7. 7. Tools & Features

    1. 7.1 Staging
    2. 7.2 Password Protection
    3. 7.3 Object Cache
    4. 7.4 Analytics
    5. 7.5 Logs
    6. 7.6 PHP Versions
    7. 7.7 wp-config.php Constants Protection
  8. 8. WordPress Multisite

    1. 8.1 General Information
    2. 8.2 Why Subdomains Are Discouraged
    3. 8.3 Wildcard SSL For Subdomain Multisite
  9. 9. Enterprise Hosting

    1. 9.1 Code Audits and Guidelines
    2. 9.2 Bitbucket and Version Control
    3. 9.3 Development Environments
    4. 9.4 Change Management Procedures
  10. 10. Storage

    1. 10.1 Storage Overview
    2. 10.2 Backups and Staging
    3. 10.3 Before You Upgrade