- Update the URL and blog home page using WordPress Admin UI
- Update using phpMyAdmin
Using WordPress AdminEnter the URL directly into your browser’s address field e.g. http://www.bobbingwidewebdesign.com/wp-admin/options-general.php When prompted to login type the ‘admin’ Username and Password and choose the Log In button Update the values for the WordPress address (URL) and Blog address (URL) (e.g. http://www.bobbingwidewebdesign.com) then choose Save Changes.
Using phpMyAdminUsing phpMyAdmin, select the ‘options’ table and find the entry for ‘home’. Change the value from the original host (e.g. http://orig-host/my-blog) to the new host’s home ( e.g. http://www.bobbingwidewebdesign.com )
NotesThis is more development than website design, so why am I telling you this here?
- oops …… well I’ve cloned a couple of WordPress systems now and each time I’ve forgotten to do it, so I thought it’s time I wrote it down.
- One of the sites that wasn’t working properly was this one