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  • You cannot login to your WordPress dashboard until you correct the site url issue. Follow the directions in Changing_The_Site_URL carefully.

    Ok. So I opted to use the Relocate method. But I cannot get passed step 4, because step 5 states to login as per normal when the screen only loads to a page with the Home, About, Services, etc. I have also refreshed the website, but nothing happens.

    Also, in the “Moving WordPress” under “If you have accidentally changed your WordPress site URL” in bold it states that “…(but still can access the login page, through a redirection or something)”, this doesn’t apply because I cannot login to the page. I did the step anway, but the webpage loaded to a page with the Home, About, etc. (same as above).

    I do not understand where I am making the error

    Looks like you still have urls in Settings>>>General wrong from where you have installed wordpress.

    If you can let us know where exactly you have wp-admin,wp-incudes,and wp-content folders along with all wp- files.

    Ok. from the FileManager:

    Folder: htdocs

    Directory:root: /htdocs
    Folder: wordpress
    PHP file: index.php
    PHP file: index.php4
    PHP file: reseturl.php

    Directory:root: /htdocs/wordress
    Folders: wp-admin, wp-content, wp-includes
    PHP files: wp-config.php, wp-login.php

    hope this helps?


    after awhile it started to work! Site is up and running as normal and the login page is back.

    ok. so the option of editing the functions.php DID work. I just needed to wait like an hour and refresh frequently for the site to work again.

    Thank you so much for being patient with me.

    I truly appreciate your help in this matter.

    I’m not panicking anymore

    Ok if you have site working then you need to delete them two lines else it keep on resetting urls everytime you open wordpress.

    Now if you want to take out wordpress from url you need to follow the link I posted using wordpress from directory.

    Yep I already deleted the two lines.

    I will spend some time reading and re-reading your link to make sure this won’t happen again when removing the “wordpress” from the url.


    You are welcome



    Hi – the same thing has happened to me. I followed all the instructions here but have only managed to get my homepage back. I can see from the backend of the site that all my pages are still there but when I click on the link it only shows a blank page. Has anyone got any ideas at all?



    Change the urls back. See Changing_The_Site_URL for details of how to do this correctly without logging in.

    And next time time, please post your own topic instead of in one that is 8 months old.

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