I want to do some work on a WP, but not on the live version (
www.mysite.com), so I cloned it to a subdirectory
www.mysite.com/new. Now I am trying to access it, but I get redirected to
www.mysite.com/news/ - news page of the original WP.
Here are the steps I took:
- created new database and imported everything from the original one
wp_config.phpof the cloned WP to reflect database changes (different DB name and hostname, different password)
- now, when trying to access
www.mysite.com/new, I get redirected to
www.mysite.com/news/, which is the news page of the original WP
Here is the root directory of FTP:
and here is the
I know I might need to replace the permalinks with database search and replace script, but at this stage I am at least expecting to see the cloned WP with links pointing to the original WP, not a redirect to
What am I doing wrong and how do I fix it?