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moving into new server

  • hello…
    i tried to transfer my wordpress file from one server to another….i did and everything is working fine but when i tried to login it still pointed out to the old server or domain name…..

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  • That is because you didn’t change the URL in the settings of WordPress from the dashboard.

    you can do so manually from the database form the wp_options table. You should change the value of the first row, with option name siteurl.

    Refer to this document for more information: http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress

    thank you so much..it works but still menu link hasn’t been changed….it is still pointing toward old link….

    Can you let us know the old and new URL?

    If you have created a custom menu link, which is hardcoded URL, then you have to edit the menu manually.

    But I find it much easier and hassle free suing this plugin:


    to create a backup and install it on your destination site. It will update all the URL automatically for you without hassle.

    I’m moving my wordpress to a new server. I followed all the instructions, and and all went well – I THINK>

    but then when I try call up the login page for the firast
    time I get presented with a TEXT version (non graphic)
    of the wordpress. What I see is all correct but it’s all
    text. hmmm.



    And then if I try to login fron the yext page I get…

    404 Not Found
    The resource requested could not be found on this server!

    Humm… if you have uses duplicator, I have no clues, because that never happened to me.

    The only thing I can think of are:

    1. The *.php files don’t have enough permission? See if all of them are set to 644.

    2. Is there .htaccess present? If yes, delete it (backup first if necessary).

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