I changed the directory name of my WP installation a while back, and all hell broke loose. I couldn’t log in because the login page was looking for the old location. I couldn’t change the directory name because I couldn’t log in. The rewrite rules were also going nuts, but I couldn’t fix them because I couldn’t log in. I tried a synlink–no good. I eventually went into the MySQL database directly and started editing the options–kind of a scary thing to do.
Is there a way to do this kind of a change that will not cause problems? I want to change the directory name again.
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