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WordPress Multisite Administration by Tyler Longren

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Configuring the WordPress multisite feature

First, we need to download WordPress. Open your web browser and navigate to http://wordpress.org/download/. At that page you can choose to download WordPress as a ZIP file or as a .tar.gz file. If you're on Windows you'll probably want to download the ZIP file, while Linux and OS X users can download whichever they prefer.

Once you've got the .zip or .tar.gz file downloaded, open it up and you should see a folder named wordpress in there. Extract that wordpress folder to somewhere on your local computer, such as your desktop. Next, open up an FTP connection to your webhost and upload everything from the wordpress directory that we have put on your desktop earlier.

After the upload is finished, go ahead ...

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