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Select Sites Metabox

Select Sites is a metabox that is used in almost all MainWP Sections, and it’s very important. Nearly every action performed in the MainWP Dashboard will require you to select Child Sites for it. For example:

  • Searching for Posts, Pages, Plugins, Themes, Users,…
  • Publishing new content on your Child Sites
  • Installing new Plugins and Themes on your Child Sites

It lists all websites that are connected to your MainWP Dashboard.

To select a site, check the checkbox in front of the Child Site name. To un-select it, cancel the checkbox selection.

Sites that are disconnected will appear as disabled in the list, and the selection won’t be allowed. The reason for this is very simple, MainWP Dashboard can’t update a site that is not properly connected.

By understanding it better, you will be able to save some time in your daily routine in using your MainWP Dashboard.

Select Sites Metabox 1

Selection By Site, By Tag, By Client

You can select sites by Site, by Tags, and by Client. In the by Site mode, you can select all, one or multiple individual sites, and in the by Tags or Clients, you can select all, one, or multiple individual Tags or Clients. Selecting a Tag or Client means that all sites that have been added to the Tag or Client will be included in the selection.

Quick Selection

Above the sites in the Select Sites metabox, you can find the select All / None quick selection buttons.

Sites Filter

At the top of the metabox, type in the name of a Child Site that you want to find and select, and sites will get filtered so you can easily find the wanted website. This feature comes in handy when managing a large number of Child Sites.

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