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  • Hi! 🙂
    Today’s question:
    Currently my website running WP 3.2.1 has a registrar A and a hosting A. I started the process to transfer the domain to a new registrar/hosting. Now the problem is: the previous registrar doesn’t allow me to manage DNS/NS (the new one yes).
    I moved all my files to the new hosting and managed to have it working setting up the imported database with the new settings, etc.
    The problem is that to do these changes and see if my imported website worked on the new hosting, I used a temporary address, for example: (while the “original” domain is

    The conclusion is: when the transfer will be completed, users that type will be redirected to And until the day of the transfer I have to copy all the posts added to the website and immediatly after the transfer I have to change the new WP installation url back to

    It’s a bit messy… is there another way to solve this problem? Maybe redirecting by now to (it’s a bit ugly anyway!)? I tried also to edit the wp-config.php file of the current hosting setting the database parameters of the new hosting, but it doesn’t work… 🙁

    Thanks in advance guys! 😉

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