Hi, I hope someone can help me with a beginner question.
I am trying to create a copy of an existing WordPress site so that I can work on it without affecting the live site. I am completely new to WordPress so I may be missing something obvious.
On my own domain, I have installed wordpress in a directory called /wp and recreated the live site there. The problem is that every page is looking for /images and stylesheets as if they are located in the root directory. I have changed wp-config.php to read as follows:
/** Absolute path to the WordPress directory. */
if ( !defined(‘ABSPATH’) )
define(‘ABSPATH’, dirname(__FILE__) . ‘/wp’);
But this does not seem to have fixed the problem. All of the paths are still looking for assets at the top level without the wp/ subdirectory.
If anyone can offer any advice I would be very grateful! I hope it is something fairly easy to reconfigure. Or if anyone has an easier solution to create a staging version of a site so that it can be worked out without affecting the live site, I would be very interested to read your advice.
Thank you Tara — unfortunately I don’t think it’s quite the same issue. Permalinks work and I don’t get 404 errors, just certain assets have the wrong path because WordPress is looking for them at (for example) /images and I need it to look in /wp/images as I have everything installed in a subdirectory.
Thank you very much though
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