WordPress copied website is being redirected to original domain

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2016-12-12 03:44:15 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-16 16:46:36 UTC

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WordPress copied website is being redirected to original domain

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux
  • Plesk 11.x for Linux
  • Plesk 12.0 for Linux
  • Plesk 12.5 for Windows

Symptoms

Copied Wordpress website is redirecting to the main website.

Resolution

After copying a website and its database the following is needed to be done:

  1. Correct DB_NAME , DB_USER , and DB_PASSWORD values in /var/www/vhosts/<copied_website_name>/httpdocs/wp-config.php

  2. Manually correct Website URL in copied WordPress database, e.g. wp_options table and in other found tables.

  3. Go to Home > Subscriptions > <copied_website_name> > WordPress

  4. Update Access Credentials if it is required.

  5. Press Synchronize

  6. Some plugins can be configured to redirect the website to the other website.In this case, disable plugins one-by-one and check the website availability.

WordPress website copying to the other domain is out of Plesk support scope.

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