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  • I followed the rules at: I found my index.php and .htaccess files, and moved them under public_html file. (side note, i had a few index files, i moved the one that had just a few lines of code, here is what it says after i made change: <?php
    /* Short and sweet */
    define(‘WP_USE_THEMES’, true);

    I then changed wordpress setting to:

    WordPress address (URL):

    & Blog address (URL):

    When i visit, i get:

    “This site is under development

    This is a default template, indicating that the webmaster has not yet uploaded a Web site to the server.

    For information on how to build or upload a site, please visit your web hosting company’s site.”


    I know nothing of permalinks… or if they are relevant. What am i missing here?

    ps- I just noticed under public_html i have a page Home.html, which is where the above “site is under development” comes from. Is this supposed to be here, or should i delete it?

    Can anyone help me? Thanks so much.

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  • I realized i didnt copy the index file, i “moved” it. So, i tried to copy back where it came from, now my page says:

    Directory has no index file.

    Browsing this site or directory without an index file is prohibited.
    If you are the site’s webmaster, you can remedy this problem by creating a default HTML page with one of the following names:

    NOTE: Filenames are case sensitive, i.e., Home.html is not the same as home.html

    Can anyone please help me ?? Otherwise ill have to delete it all start over again….

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