No longer can log in as admin to Word Press (8 posts)

  1. jeanne
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I have been trying to move my blog from domain.com/folder/ to subdomain.domain.com. I was working with the tech at my server, and he helped me ftp all my blog files and word press to the subdomain. I was then told to go into General Options on Word Press and change the WordPress address and the blog address to the new location. I did that, but now I can't even log in as admin on Word Press.

    I was reading on the support documentation, and it sounds like I should have made those location changes on the General Options before I ftp'd the files to the new subdomain.

    Whatever! Now I need to figure out what to do next! Please help.

    I am a nontechie, so please use simple words in a step-by-step manner. Thanks so much. Jeanne

  2. moshu
    Posted 10 years ago #

    You can change those values even after the move - though you have to go into the database. See this tutorial:

  3. jeanne
    Posted 10 years ago #

    When I go into my phpmyadmin, it says there are no databases. I can see that my blog is still available and has not been deleted. Even when my blog was working properly, I never saw any databases listed in phpmyadmin.

    I do see this under Setup --> Databases --> Installed Databases:

    atticsho_recipes table listing

    Below is a list of tables contained in the atticsho_recipes database


    Any other ideas?


  4. moshu
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Everything starting with wp_ in your database is the WP database.
    Can't you see anything in phpmyadmin if you click the dropdown menu on the left side?

  5. jeanne
    Posted 10 years ago #

    On the left side under phpMyAdmin, it says "No databases."

  6. jeanne
    Posted 10 years ago #

    When I select databases under MySQL, it says "No databases" and gives me the option of creating one.

  7. moshu
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Then you should contact your host about it because, obviously, your phpmyadmin is not "connected" to your DB. Your databse does exists - since your blog is running. The tables with the wp_ prefix are WordPress tables. On the other hand you have access to phpmyadmin.
    Now they just have to connect the dots...

  8. jeanne
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I will try. One of the last times I talked with them, they didn't even know what a blog was! Thanks for your help. I appreciate it!

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