Update your WordPress Site URL

The most straightforward way to update your site's URL is via the General Settings area in the WordPress Dashboard, however you can also update the URL in other ways, such as updating your database or theme files.

Note: Updating the URL of your WordPress site will cause existing users to be logged out.

Update your WordPress Site URL via the Dashboard

  1. Login to your WordPress site Dashboard
  2. Browse to Settings-->General Settings

  3. Update the value for "WordPress Address (URL)" and "Site Address (URL)" to the new values

  4. Click Save

Other Ways to Update the WordPress Site URL

See this page in the WordPress codex for additional ways to update your WordPress site URL:  https://codex.wordpress.org/Changing_The_Site_URL

Next Steps

Now that you've updated your WordPress site URL, you may need to update links that point to the old URL you were using. There are many ways to do this, but a generally simple one involves using a WordPress plugin to update various URLs in your site.

If you've updated your site to use HTTPS make sure you update your .htaccess file accordingly. See  Setting up HTTPS in your WordPress Site for details on how to do this.

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