How to set up a W3TC mirror CDN for WP multisite with domain mapping

WordPress Multisite with the domain mapping plugin is a good way to run multiple wordpress sites. It means you don’t have to worry about keeping WordPress and plugins up to date for each individual site.

The W3 Total Cache plugin is one of the most popular wordpress plugins for speeding up wordpess websites. One of the things it offers is serving static content from a CDN (Content Delivery Network). You don’t have to use a real CDN, but can instead a generic mirror CDN.

A generic mirror CDN doesn’t have all the benefits of a real CDN. However, because you use a different domain (or subdomain) for the CDN address, it does solve the problem of cookies being sent for static content requests. And unlike a real CDN, you don’t need to pay anything extra for it.

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