problem changing the url to my wordpress site
I installed wordpress on my own domain and everything went smoothly until I decided I didn’t want the url to my blog to have “wordpress” in it. I wanted something more fitting instead so I tried changing the name of the wordpress folder in my ftp, but with this the site stops working. Changing it back to “wordpress” again, everything works fine.
There was a setting where you could change this on the dashboard, but as soon as I tried this the wordpress powered part of the site breaks down. Now I can’t even reach my dashboard to undo the change, even if I re-install wordpress manually.
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I too have the same question.
WHEN TYPING IN: http://www.how-to-photography.com
you are sent to the correct location, but the displayed URL changes back to the internal wordpress one.
How do I fix this, do I need to pay that additional $5 to get it to work properly?
If you purchased your domain from wordpress.com then this is the entry to note http://support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/register-domain/
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