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[Solved] how to rename vanilla forum folder

stewiekstewiek New
edited September 2013 in Tutorials

Hi, earlier on i created a temporary folder to install my vanilla.

now i would like to rename to

how do i do that? I tried boldly renaming it and then clear the cache but later it shows
vanilla/index.php not found.

how do i fix that? please help.


  • sounds like your .htaccess rewrite root.

    post your .httaccess between three tildes

    code goes here

    grep is your friend.

  • you have to also change .htaccess and uncomment the line
    if you haven't done so already.

     # Certain hosts may require the following line.
       # If vanilla is in a subfolder then you need to specify it after the /. 
       # (ex. You put Vanilla in /forum so change the next line to: RewriteBase /forum)
       # RewriteBase /

    I may not provide the completed solution you might desire, but I do try to provide honest suggestions to help you solve your issue.

  • it worked! it worked! thanks for the quick replies ! :D
    just recently migrated from xoops newsbb to vanilla.
    starting to love the simplicity of it already. awesome!

  • @stewiek said:
    just recently migrated from xoops newsbb to vanilla.

    Did you use a special script or the standard phpBB script?

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