remove wordpress folder

My site was built on WordPress platform and I have an issue of how my url is displayed. It displays as I think when I created the website it is that way by default. I am planning to move all files from the wordpress folder to the root. That way it will display url, rather than
Is there anything I need to be aware of before I do the move? Thx
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tailoreddigitalConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Yes,  it is a process you should do carefully, step by step, here's a guide,

Jason C. LevineConnect With a Mentor No oneCommented:
Moving Wordpress up a level is straightforward albeit a bit involved.  The links above are a good start as is this article:

However, you can avoid the whole process using an Apache trick:
leblancAccountingAuthor Commented:
Which way is the reliable way to move the files to the root? Thanks
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Following the instructions in my article works.
leblancAccountingAuthor Commented:
So if you use the Apache trick, you do not need to the other steps. Correct?
Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
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