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[Resolved] moving site www issue

  • Just uploaded new wordpress site. The old site (same domain) was hosted with easyspace. Changed dns to point to new server. The new site ie mysite.com loads fine, but when I go to load www. mysite.com the old site loads on the easyspace server. It has only been 24 hours since updated dns, is it just a question of waiting or do I need to put a redirect in place?

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  • esmi


    Forum Moderator

    You may have to wait for up to 72 hours for dns to fully propagate.

    ok thanks. If when it’s finally propagated, I wanted to change the site so it displays as www do I just change the wordpress url and the site url via settings or do I also have to change other urls elsewhere eg config.php? Thanks



    Forum Moderator

    See Changing_The_Site_URL for details of how to do this correctly.

    Hi, I’ve seen this, but it doesn’t mention the www and non-www scenario. The domain name isn’t changing. Thanks.

    Hi mrk978d,

    How did you point your domain to your new server? Using nameservers? If you used an A record you will need to also create a record for www.

    Once you have these setup you can use a 301 redirect to force the site to load either www. or none www.

    Kind regards

    sorted, was over-complicating things!

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