Change the directory for my default domain

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2018-01-02 4:34 pm EST
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Hi,
My public_html directory has got messy. Most of my domains were installed in subdirectories however tabletjury.com was installed directly in the public_html.
I have moved the wordpress install into a public_html/tabletjury.com/ folder. How do I change the domain setup to look in this directory. I have done this for my sub domains but I cannot work out how to do this on the main domain.

Thanks

Ian

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christopherm
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2018-01-02 4:47 pm EST
Hello Ian,

Thanks for submitting a question about changing the document root for your domain.

The following .htaccess rule will get you the desired result. Place this code into an .htaccess file for your site:


RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www.)?example.com$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/subdirectory/
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /subdirectory/$1
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www.)?example.com$
RewriteRule ^(/)?$ subdirectory/index.html [L]


Just make sure to substitute example.com with your primary domain and "subdirectory" with the name of the new subdirectory that contains the new site files.

Best,
Christopher M.

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