After Migrating WordPress Home page redirects to wp-admin/install.php

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Hi All,

Manually migrating my WP site to InMotion. I exported the old database via MyPHPadmin, exported files, created new database and username/password, uploaded SQL file to new database, moved files via FTP and updated PHPconfig file to reflect appropriate database and username/password.

After editing PHP config file, when visiting URL I get a redirect to wp-admin/install.php

Any troubleshooting advice appreciated!



Hello Gilbert,

Sorry for the problem with your WordPress site re-directing to the Install.php after migrating it. I took a close look at your installation files, including the database. What I found was that your database had a unique prefix. When I added this prefix to the wp-config.php file, it fixed the issue and the site loads up with no problem now. Please check it out. Make sure that you reset your permalinks if you're not using the default setting (save as default, then change back to your original permalink setting to reset permalinks). I hope that helps! If you have any further questions or comments, please let us know.

Arnel C.