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What is the recommended method for doing custom CSS on multisites?

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evscicats    14
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I have a multisite running DMS1 and I'm looking to upgrade to DMS2 soon.  I currently use the Pagelines Customize Plugin for my different sites' styles.   I don't see any mention of this plugin being used with DMS2 by users in the forum or any info about a different method for styling multisites using FTP.  

 

I have a couple questions.

  1. Does the Pagelines Customize Plugin still work for DMS2 in a multisite situation?
     
  2. Is there a way to do it with Danny's child theme?  If yes, what is the folder structure for the different sites?  It would be great to have one less plugin running.
     
  3. Or is there a new, better way?  (besides using the </> Custom panel)

Thanks!

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Danny    1,327
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HI,

 

1. The PageLines Customizer should work with DMS 2.x.

 

2. I don't use Multisite personally. However, as far as I know, you can not edit theme files in Multisite as its pretty much a security flaw if this was allowed and will need to use a plugin.

 

3. You can use either the Custom panel in DMS/Child theme or use a plugin such as Jetpacks custom CSS, which as far as I am aware works with MS.


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Thanks Danny for getting back to me.  I'm glad you think that the Customizer should still work, but what if it doesn't?  Does Pagelines still support it?  

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Although, I haven't tested it, it is just a plugin, so it should work to my knowledge. If it doesn't which would surprise me, you can try this one (untested) - http://wordpress.org/plugins/my-custom-css/


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