Move WordPress site from subdirectory to Root – quick guide 2019

Move WordPress site from subdirectory to Root – quick guide 2019


Hey friends Welcome back Pooja herr from domainracer.com
in this video I am going to show you how to move your wordpress site from subfolder to
root. because many people create and test their
website in subfolder first so that it will not affect to domain domain and once completed
they want to migrate the new site over to the root directory .
so in this video I am going to show you a step-by-step procedure with that you can understand
how to move your wordpress site from subfolder to root folder so hear you can see my blocked
as it is coming from demo.domainracer.com / WP folder that means currently a wordpress
site is in WP folder and I want to move this from WP folder to the main folder
before that take the backup of your wordpress site so that while transferring your wordpress
site even if the data get lost we can restore it again
and if you don’t know how to take the backup of wordpress site then in the discription
of this video I have given the link and from that link you can understand how to take the
backup of your wordpress site . so let’s start with the process
first login to your wordpress dashboard . so here you can see I have already logged
in now in a settings section come to the general setting so here we have to just make changes
to this wordpress address URL and the site address URL.
so here you can see this is URL and as my wordpress site is in WP directory so here
you can see the WP folder name but I am going to remove things because I want to transfer
my wordpress site from WP directory to the main domain .
and again in the site URL also I will remove this WP and the scroll down and save the changes
so here you can see this error that error establishing a database connection and this
is nothing but as we have make changes in our site URL and the address URL so that it
is giving an error so don’t worry about this first login to your cpanel and here I have
already logged in now in a file section come to the file manager and in public underscore
HTML folder Yeah here it is click here and hear you can
see the WP folder then these all are the files of our wordpress site and to move the wordpress
website from subfolder to the root folder you have to just select all these files so
I’ll just select and move this file to the public underscore HTML folder that is our
root folder so just click on move and here you can see the public underscore HTML / WP
so I want to move from WP to public underscore HTML so I will remove this WP from here and
just click on move files so our files move successfully as you can see our WP folder
is empty click on up one Level and here you can see the files now let’s check in new tab
I’ll enter so here you can see we are coming from demo.domainracer.com and blog is displayed
properly and here is a no subfolder that means we have successfully moved our wordpress site
from our WP folder to the main folder that means from subfolder to the root folder if
you have any doubts or any comment then please contact us we would like to help you .
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