Moving blog from A to B (6 posts)

  1. Inglorion
    Posted 11 years ago #

    I want to move my blog from domain.com/folder/ to subdomain.domain.com.

    Is this a chore? What should I consider?

    There is the URLs in Options>General, FTP settings...

    What about moving all the files around with FTP--could that be a problem? What about MySQL and all that stuff which runs in the background?

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 11 years ago #

    In Options, change the URL's. Change both.
    Now move your files
    Log back in.

    Do it in that order or things will break.
    Is the subdomain already active ? If not, you could have problems.
    Do you have phpmyadmin just in case it is needed ?

  3. Inglorion
    Posted 11 years ago #

    I have already created the subdomain in CPanel, which also has phpmyadmin.

  4. Alex Mills (Viper007Bond)
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Well then all you need to do is do as podz said.

  5. Inglorion
    Posted 11 years ago #

    All right. So WP will configure the database and all that automatically? Better make a backup anyway.

  6. moshu
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Backup is always recommended :)
    Otherwise there is nothing to "configure" - except the two values which you change manually before the move.

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