I installed WordPress in a folder name “temp” which was not a smart move and now I wish to change it to another name. I’ve read in other posts that I could change the following settings and then simple rename the folder.
Settings –> General and change:
WordPress address (URL)
Site address (URL)
However, when I do this, I cannot log into the admin site to change the permalinks. I get the following error.
Warning: require_once(/home/content/11/7705111/html/temp/wp-includes/load.php) [function.require-once]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/content/11/7705111/html/temp/wp-load.php on line 48
Fatal error: require_once() [function.require]: Failed opening required ‘/home/content/11/7705111/html/temp/wp-includes/load.php’ (include_path=’.:/usr/local/php5/lib/php’) in /home/content/11/7705111/html/temp/wp-load.php on line 48
After doing this, I have to go into my database to change the URL back to the temp folder so I can gain access again.
Also I have read the following information about moving the folder, but I’m not sure how moving the contents of the folder is any different than renaming the folder.
Hopefully someone here can help guide me in correcting this problem.
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