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i migrated a wordpress site from one domain to another. I still have images and links that seem to be pointing to my old domain name.

where can i get a list of all places in wordpress that hardcode or has the domain name in it.

the only place i saw was in the database in the wp_posts table in the guid column. where else should i be looking?

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Don't worry about changing the guid, you'll be fine if you never update that field. The main places you'll need to update are in the post_content column of wp_posts (for links and images), and in the wp_options table (for widget data).

Before you do any database replacing, though, read through this thread:

Easily Move a WordPress Install from Development to Production?

There are some helpful tips there, and there are plugins that will do most of the work for you.

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very helpful. my one open issue is that the top picture on my heading is still pointing to the old domain. do you know where i change that ? –  leora Dec 8 '10 at 0:39
    
also, i can't log into my dashboard. when i go to: wp-admin/admin.php, i get the login screen but after logging in, it takes me to a blank screen. any thoughts? –  leora Dec 8 '10 at 0:42
    
@ooo - both are those are most likely issues in the wp_options table. There are entries in there for 'home' and 'siteurl': make sure both of those are pointing to your current domain. Your header image location could be set any number of places. Most themes store that info in wp_options, but you're better off getting into your dashboard and changing it there. –  goldenapples Dec 8 '10 at 1:12
    
updating every value in wp_options brought my header picture back which is great. my final problem is i still can't get to the dashboard. I get the login screen but after login, it takes me to a blank screen . . –  leora Dec 8 '10 at 1:30
    
i figured it out. i was going to: blog.kantro.net/wp-admin/admin.php and i tried going to just: blog.kantro.net/wp-admin and it worked fine . .thanks for your help –  leora Dec 8 '10 at 1:57

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