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Accidentally changed url (7 posts)

  1. daviddemola
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I didn't mean to save it, but I accidentally changed the two URLs to a different name.

    The change was from 8-bitreality.com to honestlydavid.com. Now I can't log into my admin account and I can't access my webpage (outside of the home page).

    Is there anything I can do, or did I completely screw the pooch?

  2. michael.mariart
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    If you can't get into the administration area, the way that I would fix that is to modify the records in the database. It can be a bit tech-heavy, so be prepared...

    If you use CPanel or some other control panel like that, log into that, and get into phpMyAdmin. That will list your databsaes. Then seelct the database that your site uses. From there select the table of 'wp_options' (note that it could be called something different if your prefix is different - p_options, my-options, etc). In that table one of the first records in the URL, and when you update that it will get you back to where you where before.

  3. daviddemola
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    That involves getting into where the website is physically stored, doesn't it? If so...I'm screwed. That bit of hardware is in an entirely different state.

  4. michael.mariart
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    No. You just need some access to the sites control panel. As an example, CPanel uses http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel and re-driects this to a login area.

    If you can't get this I'd ask your hosting comapny for help becaue they'll know what you have and where you can find it. They migh teven be nice and fix it for you.

  5. daviddemola
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Ahhhh. Sorry for the followups, but I'm not quite sure what CPanel is...is it a separate service from my GoDaddy website? Or are you saying I should go through GoDaddy to try and get the problem fixed?

  6. michael.mariart
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    It woudl be through Godaddy. They will be able to tell you how to get to your phpMyAdmin section, and you can work from there. I wouldn't hold out much ope fo them helping to much more... I haven't seen their web hsoting support be anything more then "adequate" before.

  7. daviddemola
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Ahhh. Good to know. Thank you very much!

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