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How to manually change bbPress url cause I screwed up

  • I installed the latest bbPress. Everything went well. Then I decided to be an idiot and changed the bbPress url in the options page to my main site because when I clicked on my site name I wanted it to redirect back to my main site (the site name beside the bbPress logo).

    I tried to re-install bbPress but it wont go past after installing bb-config.php

    My main site is :

    My forum is :

    Please tell me what file (or perhaps what line in my database)? to edit. I need to change my bbPress url back to

    Thanks in advance

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  • chrishajer


    In the database, the value is stored in the bb_topicmeta table. A record that has a meta_key of uri holds the value, I think. That is record #3 in my fresh installation. It might be different in yours. Just find the key of uri and the value is the one you want, I think.

    Thanks chrishajer it worked!

    Sam Bauers


    It’s worth noting here that you can also override the database value in your bb-config.php file. Just in case anyone can’t directly access their database.

    $bb->uri = '';

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