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[resolved] Login and 404 issue (8 posts)

  1. jazzvonteese
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm working on a friend's blog with her login information and I made a change that I think broke the whole thing.

    The blog is: http://www.makibelle.ca. In the Dashboard, I made a change in the two URL fields. When I clicked the submit button, I got a 404 page and now http://www.makibelle.ca/wordpress exists but looks like the CSS styles have been erased yet it still has its custom background and font colors. Also, when I type in http://www.makibelle.ca/wordpress/wp-admin to login and fix my problem, it gives me a 404 page.

    Lastly, I was unable to use the account's login information (makib107) to log into the support forums. So I created this account to post here.

    Please help!

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Change the urls back. See Changing_The_Site_URL for details of how to do this.

  3. What you'll need to do is access the database via the phpMyadmin and change the home url and site url to what they were before.

    Then follow these instructions to give the site a different directory - http://codex.wordpress.org/Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory

  4. jazzvonteese
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I can't even log in to the Dashboard, so I can't change them.

    Oh, and I am working on an online version of WordPress. I did not need to download anything to work on the blog. Thought I'd specify.

  5. You won't be able to access the dashboard until you change the urls.
    You'll need to change these in the wp_options table.
    Your hosting provider should have a link to the phpmyadmin.

  6. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Please re-read the page linked to above. None of the solutions require you to login to your WordPress dashboard.

  7. jazzvonteese
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Okay, I will read carefully. I am completely new to WordPress, sorry.

  8. jazzvonteese
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hurray! I didn't know I had to log in to the host's control panel to access myPhpAdmin, so I tried that and followed the directions in esmi's link and it worked! Whew. Many thanks!

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