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WordPress Installing WordPress Multi-site Sub-Directory Within A Sub-folder On IIS/Azure

Discussion in 'Misc WordPress Requests' started by qwerks, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. qwerks

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    Installing WordPress Multi-site Sub-Directory Within A Sub-folder On IIS/Azure, by qwerks

    Has anyone successfully able to get a WP Multisite using the sub-directory method working when its installed inside a subfolder and not root? For example it would be installed like:
    /root/sites/
    http://www.mywebsite.com/sites

    That way I can create all my multisites sites and their urls would be like:
    http://www.mywebsite.com/sites/test-site-1
    http://www.mywebsite.com/sites/test-site-2

    I think it’s possible and its only a matter of configuring the web.config. By default, WP provides the following and to put these rules in /sites/web.config:

    <rule name="WordPress Rule 1" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="^index\.php$" ignoreCase="false" />
    <action type="None" />
    </rule>
    <rule name="WordPress Rule 2" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="^sites/([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?wp-admin$" ignoreCase="false" />
    <action type="Redirect" url="{R:1}wp-admin/" redirectType="Permanent" />
    </rule>
    <rule name="WordPress Rule 3" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="^" ignoreCase="false" />
    <conditions logicalGrouping="MatchAny">
    <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsFile" ignoreCase="false" />
    <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsDirectory" ignoreCase="false" />
    </conditions>
    <action type="None" />
    </rule>
    <rule name="WordPress Rule 4" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="^sites/([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(wp-(content|admin|includes).*)" ignoreCase="false" />
    <action type="Rewrite" url="sites/{R:1}" />
    </rule>
    <rule name="WordPress Rule 5" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="^sites/([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(.*\.php)$" ignoreCase="false" />
    <action type="Rewrite" url="sites/{R:2}" />
    </rule>
    <rule name="WordPress Rule 6" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="." ignoreCase="false" />
    <action type="Rewrite" url="index.php" />
    </rule>


    Which I think is close, but its assuming that the website may be in root? Putting the rules in /sites/web.config appears to make no difference. So I’ve been putting the rules following modified rules within the root web.config. Here’s my modification but still not working.

    <rule name="WordPress Rule 1" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="^sites/index\.php$" ignoreCase="false" />
    <action type="None" />
    </rule>
    <rule name="WordPress Rule 2" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="^sites/([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?wp-admin$" ignoreCase="false" />
    <action type="Redirect" url="{R:1}wp-admin/" redirectType="Permanent" />
    </rule>
    <rule name="WordPress Rule 3" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="^" ignoreCase="false" />
    <conditions logicalGrouping="MatchAny">
    <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsFile" ignoreCase="false" />
    <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsDirectory" ignoreCase="false" />
    </conditions>
    <action type="None" />
    </rule>
    <rule name="WordPress Rule 4" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="^sites/([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(wp-(content|admin|includes).*)" ignoreCase="false" />
    <action type="Rewrite" url="sites/{R:1}" />
    </rule>
    <rule name="WordPress Rule 5" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="^sites/([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(.*\.php)$" ignoreCase="false" />
    <action type="Rewrite" url="sites/{R:2}" />
    </rule>
    <rule name="WordPress Rule 6" stopProcessing="true">
    <match url="sites/." ignoreCase="false" />
    <action type="Rewrite" url="sites/index.php" />
    </rule>

    I can get to the Multisite dashboard and everything within the admin is working for /sites/ but I’m not able to see the website of websites (test-site-1 and test-site-2) I created nor access their dashboard.

    I’m doing this on Azure, but it would be similar to IIS if not the same. I can also confirm that there is no rules conflict with any other rules.

    Any help would be appeciated

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