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Old wordpress.com dashboard with my new self hosted blog (3 posts)

  1. sugarandtrash
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Please help! I transferred my .com blog to GoDaddy for self hosting. I thought that everything went well but when I go into the dashboard it shows up as this: http://sugarandtrash.wordpress.com/wp-admin/index.php. I thought I was expecting it to go into this: http://sugarandtrash.com/wp-admin/index.php. With the .wordpress.com dashboard I cannot do anything that I need to be able to do, it is exactly the same as the free .com dashboard. What am I missing? Thank you.

  2. SNSD Photo
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    check your permalinks

  3. Peter Butler
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You're going to need to change an option in your database. Unfortunately, this isn't a terribly easy thing to do if you're new to self hosting.

    Basically, you need to get into your wordpress database, and get to your wp_options table. You need to find the "blog_home" and "site_url" fields, and change them both to "http://sugarandtrash.com/".

    Check this article to get pointed in the right direction -

    http://help.godaddy.com/article/5942

    If you need more help, you can send me an email through my site, by clicking on my name.

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