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Moved wordpress, not able to login now. (4 posts)

  1. SeanChiarot
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I've setup my wordpress blog on a local server, followed the steps on THIS PAGE and I cannot log in now.

    I have changed the URI and URL, saved, moved all the files, imported my DB but when I go to log in, it doesn't let me, it doesn't say wrong password or anything it just takes me back to the login screen.

    any idea's?

  2. kjodle
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    So were you moving from a localhost environment to a live server?

    Link to your site?

  3. halty
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    You may want to try this script to move your website:
    http://halty.net/

    It will handle all database fixes automatically. Let me know if you run into any issue with the script.

  4. youthman
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Sean, I believe it is taking you back to the "old" website because you have to update it in the database. Before you try this, let others chime in that know more about it. Below is snippet from the page you linked to:

    "If you forget to change the WordPress Address and Blog Address, you will be unable to change it using the wordpress interface. However, you can fix it if you have access to the database. Go to the database of your blog and find the wp_options table. This table stores all the options that you can set in the interface. The WordPress Address and Blog Address are stored as siteurl and home (the option_name field). All you have to do is change the option_value field to the correct URL for the records with option_name=’siteurl‘ or option_name=’home‘."

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