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[URGENT] my wordpress config got fucked! Help!

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Sophie, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. Sophie

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    This is really urgent and it's pissing me off.

    My wordpress site was installed in an "addon domain" folder of my primary website.

    I was toying around with the addon-domain's wordpress site and went to the options. I saw the "Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory" function so I gave a new name.
    Now I couldn't login at all. Please help! How do I solve this issue?
    Whenever I key in my details and press the login button, I am sent back to the login page.

    help please!
     
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  2. Sophie

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    I realize it's causing a "loop" to the login page!

    http://PRIMARY-DOMAIN.com/2ndwebsiteAddOnFolder/wp-admin/

    - after entering details and pressing the login button -

    http://www.2ndwebsiteURL.com/wp-login.php?redirect_to=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.PRIMARY-DOMAIN.com%2Feyesight%2Fwp-admin%2F


    what should I do?

    P.S: Total noob to wordpress.
     
  3. Haspel

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    I'm no wp expert but you might want to try steps 6 to 10 explained here:

     
  4. pavan

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    go to options page
    and modify your domain completely
    u have to edit ur domain at 2 - 3 places i guess
    and secondly go to your cpanel or watever
    and modify the addon domain location point to the sub directory where ur blog is installed
     
  5. Sophie

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    Thanks Haspel, I read and tried that but it didn't help :(

    Now the root problem is that it keeps on looping me back to the login page.
     
  6. diceinc

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    i think you should change the redirect page for your addon domain on your cpanel or delete it manually at the .htaccess
     
  7. Sophie

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    I can't get to the options page since I couldn't login as admin in wordpress.

    In my addon domain, I've registered a domain and link to that addon folder.
     
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    I am a wordpress expert and he might want to always make sure he's backing his stuff up.
     
  9. pavan

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    ok then go to phpmyadmin
    and open ur db
    and go to options table
    and modify the registry keys which contain ur old domain url
    modify it to new url

    plz dnt forget to backup b4 u edit anything
     
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  10. Sophie

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    Thanks pavan, that helped.

    +rep and thanks.