remove wordpress folder

Posted on 2013-06-12
Last Modified: 2013-06-28
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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tailoreddigital earned 250 total points
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Yes,  it is a process you should do carefully, step by step, here's a guide,

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by:Jason C. Levine
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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:

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Which way is the reliable way to move the files to the root? Thanks
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by:Jason C. Levine
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Following the instructions in my article works.

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So if you use the Apache trick, you do not need to the other steps. Correct?
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by:Jason C. Levine
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