Moving Directories On Your Existing Server

Step 1: Updating Wordpress URLs
Log in to your website Admin page ie yourdomain.com/wp/wp-admin

Go to the Administration > Settings > General panel.

In the box for WordPress Address (URL): change yourdomain.com/wp/ to yourdomain.com

In the box for Site Address (URL): change yourdomain.com/wp/ to yourdomain.com

Click Save Changes.

Step 2: Moving the files from /public_html/wp/ folder to /public_html/ folder

Move your WordPress core files to the new location. This includes the files found within the original directory, such as http://yourdomain.com/wordpress, or  yourdomain.com/wp/ and all the sub-directories, to the new location.

How to move files within file manager
Log into cPanel.
Under Files, click File Manager.
In the popup, select Web Root and Show Hidden Files, then click Go.
Locate and select the files and  folders within your wordpress folder ie yourdomain.com/wp/ (hold Ctrl to select multiple items or hold Shift to select a group of items).
With the appropriate files and folders selected, click Move File from the top menu. Alternatively, you can right-click on the selected files and folders and click Copy or Move from the menu as pictured below.

File Manager - Copy File Popup
A popup box will appear confirming the final destination for your files. The default destination path for the copied or moved files to go will be the current folder you are in. Replace this with the appropriate destination path for the files to go which is /public_html/

File Manager - Move File Popup



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