The home and site url options can easily be changed. You can do this in the wp-admin panel or in the database. Watch the video or follow the steps below.


  • In WP-admin




  1. Log in to WP-admin
  2. Click on the 'Settings' menu item in the left menu
  3. Change the value for WordPress Adress (URL), this option is called 'home' in the database
  4. Change the value for Site Adress (URL), this option is called 'siteurl' in the database
  5. Click on 'Save Changes', you will now be logged out.


  • In the database (using phpMyAdmin)
  1. Log in to the PHPMyAdmin.
  2. Select your database in the left hand column.
  3. Select the table wp_options.
  4. Click above on Search.


  5. Fill in home or site url next to option_name in the text field and click below on Go.


  6. Click on edit for the result that has been found.


  7. Adjust the value for option_value to the desired value.
  8. Click below on 'Go'.