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Once initial setup is done - How can someone change the domain name?

Posted April 26, 2020 651 views
OpenLiteSpeed WordPress 1-Click

Product is Wordpress by digitalocean and not OpenLiteSpeed Wordpress

While initial setup - used different domain name just to set and test site. once, all done - how can we update the domain name.

tried to update siteUrl and home with wp cli

wp option update home ‘new url’
wp option update siteurl 'new url’

but no luck.

Checked apache block -I can see variable $domain. but not sure how to update that.

Thanks

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  • Did you find any solution? I also have a similar situation where I used different domain name while setup and once the site is ready and tested I want to change the domain name. I am using Digital Ocean Wordpress one click install template from DO Marketplace.

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Hi,

If you are using OpenLiteSpeed, please access to the web admin at port 7080. And follow this doc to add your new domain on the listener. Otherwise you may just get a 404 page. Before accessing to the web admin, please make sure you have port 7080 allowed, ufw allow 7080.

https://docs.litespeedtech.com/cloud/images/wordpress/#step-2-add-domain-to-listener

Best,
Eric

Hello there,

You would need to update your OLS Virtual Host with the new domain name. Here’s a step by step guide on how to do that from the OLS official website:

https://openlitespeed.org/kb/setting-up-name-based-virtual-hosting-on-openlitespeed/

After that you can follow the steps here on how to install the Let’s Encrypt certificate for the new website using certbot, again this is an article from their official knowledge base:

https://openlitespeed.org/kb/lets-encrypt-ssl-on-openlitespeed/

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex