I really screwed it up! Moving to root directory (2 posts)

  1. Lizbit
    Posted 7 years ago #


    what did I DO?!?!?

    my wordpress site was at joaniemoore.com/wp and I wanted to move it to the root directory.

    I went into the htaccess and removed the /wp
    Went into the settings on WP and changed the URL there to remove /wp

    Then I dragged and dropped the WP folders and files to the root

    Hmmm... something didn't work. Any help, please? Thank you!

  2. John Hoff
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Here is the correct way to move your blog to root.

    WordPress also shows how to do it - Moving WordPress.

    If you can get your site back to the way it was, then follow these directions.

    Also, make sure if your blog files are still in the /wp directory, you open up your index.php file and point the wp-blog-header.php to the right place.

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