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[resolved] Entered fake WordPress address (7 posts)

  1. crummy
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    As the topic says... in my exploration of WordPress, I accidentally changed the WordPress address setting in the General Options section.

    It broke my site, and now I'd like to set it back, but for the life of me I cannot find where the configuration of settings such as this are stored. Any tips? I'd rather not reinstall, if possible.

    Actually, and one more question: I use WordPress to edit static sections of a site (i.e. I do not use the "blog" functionality of it at all). I've created various "pages" and they work great. However, the front page of my site is where my blog posts would be - of which there are none, and so the 404 page shows. Is there a way to start at a certain page?

  2. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Use phpMyAdmin to change the wp_options table values for siteurl (WordPress address) and home (Blog address).

    See:
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Creating_a_Static_Front_Page

    Other useful info:
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress

  3. ::oops, too slow::

    If you your hosting provider provides access to your database via phpmyadmin (most do), follow this guide: http://tamba2.org.uk/wordpress/site-url/

  4. skeltoac
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    try wp-admin/options.php

  5. crummy
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Cheers MichaelH and macmanx. Worked fine.

  6. elisepps
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    i'm having the same issue... i'm looking for help here: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/38892?replies=10

  7. eyralis
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hi!

    I followed the guide: http://tamba2.org.uk/wordpress/site-url/

    and everything flowed according to the guide, but nothing has changed on the blog... do I need to update something?

    Thanks!
    Olivia

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