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How to move my draft WebPress pages to a "subdirectory" while under construction

Category: Wordpress

2013-02-11 3:00 pm EST

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I have set a descriptive "under construction" pdf file as the first page to come up at my domain address while under construction. Meanwhile, my WordPress program is set up in the /... root of my site. Can I move the WordPress files to another location such as /draft until ready to publish in more final form and then move my pages back so they will open in the first, root position?

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2013-02-11 4:10 pm EST
Hello pajuliet,

Thank you for your question. Yes, you can move your Wordpress to a different folder, here is a link to their official guide on how to move wordpress into its own directory, the section I recommend is "Moving a Root install to its own directory".

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