Mapping Multiple Domains into Single Instance of WordPress

Approach Taken & Implemented

  • Installed the WordPress into parent domain myjeeva.com
  • Configured various plugins for my blog
  • Pointed second domain myjeeva.mobi into parent domain IP through A record in DNS zone editor
  • Edited wp-config.php for two domain names according while accessing i.e. to reflect Site URL and  Site Home to respectivel

Editing wp-config.php

  • Go to WordPress installed root directory and look for wp-config.php file
  • Place below lines after the table_prefix line; order is very important in wp-config.php
/*
 * Handle multi domain into single instance of wordpress installation
 */
define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']);
define('WP_HOME', 'http://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']);
  • Go to wordpress admin page and take a look at Settings -> General. You will have WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) will be in disabled state.  It means your wordpress installation dynamic enoungh to accomadate both domain address

References
https://myjeeva.com/mapping-multiple-domains-into-single-instance-of-wordpress.html

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