How to configure Magento to work with a new domain

Easy steps for ‘How to configure Magento to work with a new domain’

There are two things you should do in order to configure Magento to work with a new domain:

  • Edit the Magento database

Go to your cPanel > phpMyAdmin. Select your Magento database from the  left menu, find the table called core_config_data and click on it.

Click the Browse tab and edit the first two fields:

web/unsecure/base_url
web/secure/base_url
by clicking the pen icon in front of each of them. Replace your old domain name with your new one and click the Go button to save the change.

  • Clear the Magento cache.

The Magento cache folder is located in your Magento installation directory > /var/cache. To clear the cache, simply delete the folder.

Many Magento issues can be fixed just by deleting the cache.

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