WordPress – Moving wordpress installation to subfolder

After installing wordpress into home directory (ie public_html ) I realised it is not as clean as one would want when working with numerous addon domains. Far better, in my opinion, to have the wordpress folders and files in a separate sub-folder for the sake of tidyness.

Sites I used for this information were:

  1. askwpgirl – move-wordpress-from-subdirectory-to-root-directory
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The steps I took are:

    1. Create sub-folder to use
    2. Move wordpress folders & files to new sub-folder
    3. Logged into the wordpress console using the url with the sub-folder included (ie example.com/sub-folder/wp-admin)
    4. Specify sub-folder in wordpress’s general settings:
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Steps taken to move from home folder to separate sub-folder:

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