How to change wordpress subDomain to url path

July 25, 2019 207 views
WordPress Apache DigitalOcean MySQL

I need to change subDomain to the URL path
https://xxxxx.YYYYY.co.th/ to https://YYYYY.co.th/xxxxx

Thanks in advance for your help!

1 Answer

Hello,

What I would do in this case is to just get rid of the subdomain and move my files to a subfolder under my main site. So it would be something like this:

  • Copy all of your files from your sub domain’s document root to a subfolder in your main site’s document root directory in.
  • Then backup your database
  • After that run a search and replace for your database to change https://xxxxx.YYYYY.co.th/ to https://YYYYY.co.th/xxxxx

Or another approach would be to have a reverse proxy setup in your Apache, so that whenever someone accesses https://YYYYY.co.th/xxxxx they would see the content of https://xxxxx.YYYYY.co.th/

Here’s more information on how to setup and use reverse proxy:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-apache-as-a-reverse-proxy-with-mod_proxy-on-ubuntu-16-04

Let me know if you have any questions!
Bobby

by Mateusz Papiernik
In this tutorial, you will set up Apache as a reverse proxy using the `mod_proxy` extension to redirect incoming connections to underlying application server(s) running on the same network. There are instructions on setting up a simple web app using the Flask framework to show how Apache interacts with the real application hidden behind it, but you can also follow this tutorial using your existing application server, if you have one.
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