Lost everything! help! made changes to URL address (6 posts)

  1. sallymc
    Posted 3 years ago #



    I went Settings -> General -> and tried getting rid of /wordpress from my URL. Obviously went about it completely wrong way!

    Can anyone help me out - is it terminal?

    I seem to have lost the template and all design - but still have some content

    I can't get into dashboard - neither of these will work:


    When I put the later it says : Too many redirects occurred trying to open “http://www.sally-yoga.co.uk/wp-admin/”. This might occur if you open a page that is redirected to open another page which then is redirected to open the original page.

    Please let me know if you can help!

  2. wp_sam
    Posted 3 years ago #

    try this :

    Connect with your FTP and add these two lines to your wp-config.php, where "example.com" is the correct location of your site.



    1. FTP to the site, and get a copy of the active theme's functions.php file. You're going to edit it in a simple text editor (like notepad) and upload it back to the site. Take a back up of function.php

    2. Add these two lines to the file, immediately after the initial "<?php" line.


    Use your own URL instead of example.com, obviously.

    you can see this URL for more help - http://codex.wordpress.org/Changing_The_Site_URL

  3. sallymc
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi Sam, Thanks for your advice. I did that and it didn't work. I have to say - I hope that I did it correct - my FTP had so many older site templates etc, it took me a while to figure where to find 'functions'

    My site has the content - but none of the formatting.

    I am with 123-reg and tried to download wordpress app again - not sure what i was thinking that would do - but it hasn't done anything still can't access administrative login page.

    perhaps I need to pay someone to come and figure it all out.

    what a mess :-(

  4. wp_sam
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Other way is to go to your phpmyadmin database find wp_option table and change the URL back to what you have before.

  5. kmessinger
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

  6. sallymc
    Posted 3 years ago #

    thanks for your help. None of this worked so I have deleted and started again. Now having issues uploading images onto my site :-/

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