i have a wordpress multisite and want to have a subsite two levels deep, like domainrooster.net/r/subsite1 but get an error when I update the Site and Home urls?

The error you’re encountering may be related to the way your multisite network is set up and the specific configuration of your WordPress installation.

Here are a few steps that might help resolve the issue:

  1. Check the site address (URL) setting:
  • In your WordPress dashboard, navigate to Sites > All Sites and click on the subsite you’re having issues with.
  • Click on the Edit button, then go to the Settings section.
  • Make sure that the site address (URL) is set to the correct URL, e.g., website.com/r/subsite.
  • Save the changes.
  1. Verify the .htaccess file:
  • Log in to your server using an FTP client and navigate to the root directory of your WordPress installation.
  • Check if there’s a file named .htaccess in the directory.
  • If there is, open the file and verify that the following lines are present:
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
# add a trailing slash to /wp-admin
RewriteRule ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?wp-admin$ $1wp-admin/ [R=301,L]RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [OR]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d
RewriteRule ^ – [L]
RewriteRule ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(wp-(content|admin|includes).*) $2 [L]
RewriteRule ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(.*\.php)$ $2 [L]
RewriteRule . index.php [L]
  1. Reset the permalinks:
  • Go to the WordPress dashboard of your subsite and navigate to Settings > Permalinks.
  • Select any permalink structure other than the current one and then select it again.
  • This will reset the permalinks and may resolve the issue.

If these steps do not resolve the issue, you may want to consult with your hosting provider or a WordPress developer for further assistance.


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