How Can i change the Domain of my WordPress Website?

To move WordPress to another domain, proceed as follows:

  1. Log into the Control Panel with your Hostpoint ID.
  2. Open your hosting and go to the «Websites» item.
  3. Make a note of the document root that is set for the current WordPress website.Move WordPress
  4. Now create a new website with the desired domain where you want WordPress to be accessible and add to the document root the path you noted down in the previous step.
  5. Click on «Finish» to set up the website.
  6. Make sure that the new domain points to Hostpoint (domain registered, assigned to hosting, name server set to Hostpoint).
  7. You should now be able to access the website from both domains. If this is the case continue with the following steps.
  8. Now log in to the WordPress Dashboard with your access data and go to «Settings» > «General».
  9. There you will see twice the current domain stored. Change the domain to the future domain that should be used and save this.Move WordPress
  10. Congratulations, you have moved the WordPress installation to another domain.
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