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Which script file needs modifying to get WP to work? (5 posts)

  1. demonboy
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I have just changed host and transfered my website via Vaultpress. My website, http://www.followtheboat.com, does not yet show and my host says it is a script file in root that needs modifying.

    Would this be .htaccess or my config file? What change should I be looking to make?

    Cheers

  2. Dave Naylor
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    In your hosts panel software, if you use one, did you point your domain at the correct location of your installation?

  3. demonboy
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Yes, it points to the root (ie where wp_config et al reside).

  4. Dave Naylor
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    So it is:

    http://www.followtheboat.com/readme.html

    OK start by temporarily renaming your .htaccess. Did you amend your wp-config.php to use your new database setting ?

  5. demonboy
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi,

    I have renamed my .htaccess file. The wp-config file does not need amending according to my host, but the 'script' file does. They allowed me to set up a test of my migrated site and all was well. Now that the domain transfer has gone through and the website is now live... nothing.

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