How to create multiple WordPress installations using one database

If you require more than one WordPress site and your hosting company only provides limited SQL databases , here is a tutorial on how to achieve this.

Using Softacolous , start the installation process for WordPress then scroll down to the section that says “Advanced Options”

Then click on the + sign to show the hidden menu

and then you change the database table prefix to your desired one . To make this easier to manage please make sure your table prefix is suffixed by an underscore e.g mytable_

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Do take note, this is also limited to your available disk space. So you can do this as much as your disk space allows you to do so.

How to remove index.php from WordPress URL

This tutorial will show you how to remove index.php from WordPress URL

  1. Firstly you need to update your permalinks settings within your WordPress dashboard.

Login to your WordPress Dashboard and Click Settings > Permalinks. Under Common Settings, Select Custom Structure and in the text field enter /%postname%/

Click Save Changes

From here you are done. If you have issues, please do open a support ticket or post in the Whatsapp Groups or Forums

How to install WordPress using Softaculous on Free Web Hosting

This article will show you how to install WordPress on Free Web Hosting

 First login to your account on the server you were created on using the credentials sent to you via email.

Navigate down to Softaculous and click on the link




On the next tab that opens click on WordPress

Click on “install now” then fill in the information as per the screenshot below. An explanation of each section follows below the screenshot.

Choose Protocol: If your site has an SSL certificate, choose the https protocol otherwise if your site does not have an SSL certificate, then leave is as http ,

Choose Domain: this is where you choose the domain you want to install your WordPress on, if you have more than one domain, it will show here.

In Directory: This is the directory where WordPress will be installed, if you want to install it in the main website, please delete the default wp and leave it blank otherwise if you leave it there or enter any custom directory name you will access your website with something like domain.co.zw/wp or domain.co.zw/customdirectory

Site Name: This is your website name

Site Description: This is what your website is all about

Enable Multisite (WPMU): If you want to activate WordPress multisite, please check this, otherwise, leave it unchecked for standard installations. More info on this click here

Admin Username: This is the username you will use to log in to WordPress, for security reasons, please use something else other than the default password

Admin Password: Your password to access WordPress, make sure this includes letters, numbers and characters for maximum security

Admin Email: if you fail this one you should not be installing WordPress

The rest you can leave in their default settings then press install

From here you are done. If you have issues, please do open a support ticket or post in the Whatsapp /Telegram Groups or Forums

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