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[resolved] Changed wp URL, now can't get to wp-admin (10 posts)

  1. Trindade
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I have an installation in ./blog - The site is up and running and it has been functioning perfectly well.

    I changed the URL to . as per this man page:

    Now when I go to ./blog/wp-admin I get a "This page can not be found" error, but the page is clearly there. The rest of the content display is OK.

    I followed the steps from this guide to revert the change:

    But nuh uh, no good. Still can't access wp-admin

    My wordpress version is v2.0.4

  2. Samuel B
    Posted 7 years ago #

  3. vkaryl
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Yah, Sam, he noted he'd done that. I dunno....

  4. Trindade
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hmm. I note some other users having the same problem:

    Perhaps this is a bug with 2.0.4?

  5. Trindade
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Also I deleted the cache directory (though I have caching disabled so it was empty).

    Still no dice.

  6. Trindade
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I rolled back my database to a snapshot from last night before I made any changes. There's still no access to wp-admin.

    I've undone the change I made to index.php, it's still no good. There's something in the html files which must have been changed when I updated through the admin interface.

  7. Trindade
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I'm pulling out my hair.

    I restored my files from snapshot and it's still all screwed up.

  8. Starkmann
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I killed my blog accidentally today in a very similar way.

    I ended up deleting the old install. Opened a new database. I installed clean and pointing to the new database. Then I redirected the program to my old database.
    It was probably reckless but it worked.
    It may work for you.

    DISCLAIMER: you follow this at your own peril.

  9. Trindade
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Wow.. that's awful. This is actually really crappy. I followed the manual exactly and end up in this situation.

    There has to be a way to correctly revert what was done.

  10. Trindade
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Ah. There was a cache with that snapshot. Cleared it, done.

    Still, there is -definitely- something changed in the php or html files by modifying that setting, and it should be documented somewhere.

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