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Change of domain names then it stops working (2 posts)

  1. dabeastdabone
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I started a page on 1and1 using http://www.paintersofbali.com but all along intended to use http://www.artofbali.com after i moved it to 1and1 from go daddy. I got it moved and in the 1and1 control panel switched http://www.artofbali.com to /wordpress and the forwarded http://www.paintersofbali.com to http://www.artofbali.com. After that it just went to a wordpress page where I couldn't log on.

    I switched the domains back to the original settings and everything went back to normal. Then I went into the options panel and switched the addresses in the two middle boxes to http://www.artofbali.com and saved that. Then i switched the domains back again, making wwww.artofbali.com go to /wordpress. After that the page came up with no. These results were worse. now going to http://www.artofbali.com still just gets me to the "my webblog" screen where I cant log in and when i aim http://www.paintersofbali.com back at /wordpress I get the page but the links in the banner aim to http://www.artofbali.com, which means aims nowhere. To top it all off when I use wp-admin to try to login to edit I get no response.

    I need to find a way to get back into the admin section

  2. Kalessin
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Did you copy the database? Your web host probably has something like phpMyAdmin installed which will help with this. Once you've done that, you will need to edit the wp_options table, changing the blog URL to your new domain name in two places -- probably id 1 and id 40.

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