Support » Fixing WordPress » Urgent: Seemingly impossible problem – one install by fantastico affects 2 hosts

  • Hi all. This is a really weird problem, and something that I thought would be impossible, but I used fantastico to install WP on I am planning to transfer a website to bluehost under the name, so that’s what I put in for the hostname in the fantastico WP installation. However, I have NOT changed the DNS to point to this new host yet. I am still surfing the site by using

    So, I was very surprised when I went to my original WP installation (at the current, and correct and saw that it had pointers to the new WP install! I still haven’t figured it out, so you can see it in action at Click a link in the archive list, and you’ll see that it points to

    The worst thing is that it’s locking me out of my admin screens, so I can’t even change the configuration. I’ve checked the files manually (using my terminal), and everyting appears correct in the config file and the database, but the website is just totally hosed. Does anyone have any idea 1) how this happened, 2) how to fix it?

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  • It’s all fixed. Edited the database by hand. I still have no idea how this happened, but I will remember how to fix it. Note to all – single host installs work better.

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