How Can i change the Domain of my WordPress Website?

To move WordPress to another domain, proceed as follows:

  1. Log-in to the Control Panel with your Hostpoint ID.
  2. Open your hosting and go to «Websites».
  3. Write down the document root that is set for the current WordPress website.Move WordPress
  4. Now create a new website with the desired domain on which WordPress should be accessible and insert the path you wrote down earlier into the Document-Root
  5. Click on «Finish» to create the website.
  6. You should now be able to access the website from both domains. If this is the case, continue with the following steps.
  7. Now log-in to the WordPress backend with your login credentials and navigate to «Settings» > «General».
  8. There you will see the current domain shown twice. Change the domain to the new domain and save it.Move WordPress
  9. Congratulations, you have moved the WordPress installation to another domain.

 

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