How to Recover Your Elgg Site If You Entered the Wrong URL in Site Settings

This article will give you a step by a step guide on how to recover your elgg site in case you accidentally entered a wrong url under site settings. Login into cPanel and follow these steps:

1. Go to the databases section and click on phpMyAdmin:

2. Once you are inside phpMyAdmin, look for the database that your elgg site uses and click on that:

3. Now, you are inside the elgg database. On the left menu, look for the table called elgg sites entity and once you find it, click on it:

4. Inside that table, you can replace the wrong URL for the correct one. Just click on the ‘pencil‘ icon to edit the enter the right address:

4. Now, very carefully, change the row called url with type varchar(255) to the correct URL of your elgg site:

5. Click on Go and that’s it. Now you have access to your site again.

This now concludes How to recover your elgg site if you entered the wrong URL in site settings

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Happy Hosting!

Rodolfo Hernandez

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