[resolved] Permalinks.....how do I make the switch? old-site/new-site (4 posts)

  1. kathy@lasvegasinfocenter.com
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Using WordPress 3.4.2 Theme is Pagelines lite

    Hello all you wonderful helpful wordpress friends, This is my first wordpress site, learning so much, thanks to all of you..

    Original site: lasvegasinfocenter.com (created in Frontpage)
    New WordPress site: lasvegasinfocenter.com/mw.lasvegasinfocenter.com (placed in a subfolder during the learning curve/re-creation, the 'mw' stands for 'my wordpress')

    I am almost ready to replace the original site with the wordpress site, but I am worried that something will go wrong, since I am not exactly sure how to do it.

    Here are my questions:
    1. Do I simply change the permalinks in the WP settings? New site will overwrite old site?
    2. Or do I go to the folders on the server and move them around there?
    3. Or, (if both of those are wrong), how do I do it?

    Thank you so much for your help.


  2. Krishna
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

  3. kathy@lasvegasinfocenter.com
    Posted 2 years ago #

    ok, thank you so much. It is much more complicated than I had hoped, but I think I am up to the task.

    I did a search before I posted the questions. But could only find things about blogs. I know WP was originally meant to be a blog, but in my case, the blog part is an afterthought and the rest of the pages are meant to be a stationary website, with comments allowed at the bottom of some, not all, pages. At least, that is what I am trying to accomplish...thus, the instructions found don't always make sense, as they focus on blog issues.

    Thank you again.

  4. Krishna
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    You are welcome!

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