Issue creating sub-domains in WordPress Multi-site

I'm in the process of setting up an Etsy like store front with Marketpress, MP front end, and WordPress multi-site. I've got it mostly set up ... but it doesn't seem to be working properly.

I'm able to register the new sub-domains ... and when clicked on, they go to a blank screen (which I'm told is what is supposed to happen) ... but then when I try logging into them at /wp-admin I get the following error:
[an error occurred while processing this directive]

My main URL is

None of the sub-domains are working. Here's an example of one for reference if needed:

I REALLY appreciate any help!!!!

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    Hi @Tom ... thanks for your help!!

    Yes ... I do have the wildcard set up ... and I've double checked with HostGator support that it is set up correctly. ANd yes ... I edited my .htaccess file .... here is what I have ...

    # BEGIN WordPress
    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
    # uploaded files
    RewriteRule ^files/(.+) wp-includes/ms-files.php?file=$1 [L]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [OR]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d
    RewriteRule ^ - [L]
    RewriteRule . index.php [L]
    # END WordPress

    Thanks again for ANY help!! I really want to get this working!!
    Ro :slight_smile:

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