Moving WordPress from subdirectory to root - any issues? (3 posts)

  1. pcmt
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I am converting an existing website over to WordPress. To avoid downtime I have installed WordPress and got it properly set up in a subdirectory of the root (for testing etc). Now I am ready to shift WordPress into the root folder, so I will upload all the files into their new locations. I have already added some posts and pages to the test version, ready for the real thing, so will leave the database as it is.

    Are there any issues I need to watch out for? Once I have uploaded the files to their new locations, will I be able to log in to admin from the homepage and update the WordPress and Blog paths in General Options, and reset the permalinks?

    Or is there more to it?

  2. jaseone
    Posted 9 years ago #

    See here.

  3. pcmt
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Thanks for that - very useful. Fingers crossed.

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