Manually Modifying WordPress’s URL via SQL

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Sometimes it is easiest to modify the URL¬†globally through SQL. ¬†Here are the main commands you are going to want to run to modify the URL’s throughout the database.

UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = replace(option_value, 'http://www.oldurl', 'http://www.newurl') WHERE option_name = 'home' OR option_name = 'siteurl';

UPDATE wp_posts SET guid = replace(guid, 'http://www.oldurl','http://www.newurl');

UPDATE wp_posts SET post_content = replace(post_content, 'http://www.oldurl', 'http://www.newurl');

UPDATE wp_postmeta SET meta_value = replace(meta_value,'http://www.oldurl','http://www.newurl');

 

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October 28, 2015

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