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while moved from with a beta install of wp from

a subfolder of mydomain to

mydomain main folder

i get funny things

a. the template looks a bit buggy

and when i want to login - with i subsequently get forwarded to

a page with the hint that this site does not exist.

question: why is this so? what causes the issues? what causes the forward?

cf - look at the site

http://www.literaturen.org - which is the moved site.

ps - wil lget leadet forward to a page with the following content:

Not Found The requested URL http://www.literaturen.org/ten/wp-admin/plugins.php was not found on this server 

note - this "ten-folder" whas were the test page residet!

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Did you read Moving WordPress? –  ialocin Apr 4 at 8:35
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I recently had a similar issue. How did you go about moving your website?

Did you move all the files to the root folder, or did you simply redirect your site URL in the wordpress dashboard?

Did you have a look at the wordpress guide: Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory ?

Have you checked your database that the site and home urls are now correct?

Does your dashboard look correct / does wordpress work with the twentyfourteen theme?

You can try defining your wordpress urls via the wp-config.php file on your server

define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://your.website.com/'); define('WP_HOME', 'http://your.website.com/');

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hi - many thanks - i just moved all the files to the root folder, i did not simply redirect the site URL in the wordpress dashboard! i Also did no correcctions in the database: which ones are neeedet? love to hear –  zero Apr 4 at 8:37
    
If you wish to manually correct the database you need to look in the wp-options table and look for 'siteurl' (option_id 1) and 'home' (option_id 36) theses will currently show http://www.literaturen.org/ten/ change them to http://www.literaturen.org/ Or try defining them in the wp-config.php as I stated in my first post. –  Aravona Apr 4 at 8:40
    
hello dear Aravona many thanks: i will manually correct the database in the wp-options table; Right now i am not at home and have no access to the db but i am guessing that it currently shows literaturen.org/ten and i will change them to literaturen.org _ or - besides that i will try to define them in the wp-config.php –  zero Apr 4 at 8:51
    
btw - do you think that the look of the template will get "fixed" through that!"? –  zero Apr 4 at 10:47
    
It should do, as it seems your website is looking for your theme files and CSS in a location that no longer exists. –  Aravona Apr 4 at 10:54
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