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I have a WordPress site hosted on GoDaddy, it's a Windows server, (i have the web.config set up). and .htaccess correctly configured. The site was working on , as it was a development test. I moved the site to .

I changed the site url and wordpress URL to on the database through PhpMyAdmin, and updated the permalink structure.

I also updated all the wp_post 'content' field to change the URL's.


When I try to Log In to the admin panel through, the URL shows as

Why could this be happening if both the site url and wordpress url match, and match with the database.

Additional Notes

This isn't a cache issue (At least not on the browser's side), I have tried different browsers, and I do most of the testing on incognito chrome windows.

I have tried setting update_optionfor both siteurl and home in functions.php and:


I also tried the Relocate Method explained on the Codex

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Do you see correct URLs showing in Settings > General? – Rarst Nov 4 '13 at 9:39
Yes. It displays both URLs as the new one. ( – Jesús Otero Nov 4 '13 at 10:39

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I had the same issue. To fix it I had to make some changes to the database. Use phpMyAdmin or just log directly into the database and look at your wp_options table. Check the following two fields: siteurl and home.

Make sure these fields hold the correct domain information if not change them and see what happens. In my case the issue was resolved.

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