Help with changing URL please

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Anthony64
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Help with changing URL please

Post by Anthony64 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:48 pm

Hi there, Im just about to make big changes on my website and I need critical help from the community.

My forum is hosted at domain.com

I've added a news section located at domain.com/news

Problem is I've realized I want to switch them, making the main news section accesible through domain.com and the forum through domain.com/forum

News section is made with Wordpress and everything is hosted in Siteground. Im afraid I will do something wrong and destroy everything. Can anyone please help me and explain me what to do step ny step? Im aware the URLs for the news and the forun will change for Goofle, but thats fine.


Thank you so mucj. I love this community and I love PHPBB forum system.

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Re: Help with changing URL please

Post by warmweer » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:57 pm

Anthony64 wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:48 pm
.... and the forum through domain.com/forum
That is the easy part: just move all your phpBB files (keeping the directory structure) from domain.com/ to domain.com/forum/.
The year is 2192. The British Prime Minister visits Brussels to ask for an extension of the Brexit deadline. No one remembers where this tradition originated, but every year it attracts many tourists from all over the world.

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Re: Help with changing URL please

Post by janus_zonstraal » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:20 pm

Im aware the URLs for the news and the forun will change for Goofle, but thats fine.
Are you sure its fine?
Sorry! My English is bat ;) !!!

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Re: Help with changing URL please

Post by Anthony64 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:32 pm

I just started the news section today. I wont lose anything.

My main concern here is moving the phpbb direct and ruining the whole PHPBB database.

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Re: Help with changing URL please

Post by Anthony64 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:33 pm

warmweer wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:57 pm
Anthony64 wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:48 pm
.... and the forum through domain.com/forum
That is the easy part: just move all your phpBB files (keeping the directory structure) from domain.com/ to domain.com/forum/.
Thats it? Are you sure? I do this in ftp?

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Re: Help with changing URL please

Post by 3Di » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:39 pm

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Re: Help with changing URL please

Post by warmweer » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:42 pm

Anthony64 wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:33 pm
warmweer wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:57 pm
Anthony64 wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:48 pm
.... and the forum through domain.com/forum
That is the easy part: just move all your phpBB files (keeping the directory structure) from domain.com/ to domain.com/forum/.
Thats it? Are you sure? I do this in ftp?
Yep, that's it. (the config.php points to the database which is independent of the board files location).The only thing that might need some fixing is hard links in your forum (those pointing to domain.com instead of to domain.com/forum). You might want to check some settings in the ACP (like board path).
The year is 2192. The British Prime Minister visits Brussels to ask for an extension of the Brexit deadline. No one remembers where this tradition originated, but every year it attracts many tourists from all over the world.

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Re: Help with changing URL please

Post by janus_zonstraal » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:45 pm

Thats it? Are you sure? I do this in ftp?
Or in your host panel under file management (cut and paste)
Sorry! My English is bat ;) !!!

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