How to Move a Site on the Same Server but Different Domain?
Login to WordPress dashboard and navigate to Settings > General. There we will need to provide new website address in the field WordPress address (URL). Do the same for the field Site address (URL) and click “Save Changes” button.
Create a new directory in which you will move your website. This can be done by using server control panel or FTP.
For example, if the website is located at
And let’s say that you want to move it to
Simply copy and paste files from “blog” directory to the public_html folder.
Also, if you are using permalinks, you might need to update them as well. Navigate to Settings > Permalinks and update permalink structure to be suitable with new website address.
If you have already uploaded media, such as images, they might not be showing in the new website. This might be caused due to old address included in the links of the images. In this case, links should be updated as well. This can be done in websites MySQL database by replacing old links with new ones in the particular records that are saving links of the images.
Moreover, you might need to update the path in which all media is being uploaded. Navigate to Settings > Media and update path for the field “Store uploads in this folder”. Otherwise, newly uploaded media files might be going to the old location.
That should be all steps involved in moving website in the same server with different domain.