How To Configure Magento To Work With a New Domain

In this tutorial, We’ll guide you 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:

Step 1: Edit the Magento database

Go to your  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.

Step 2: 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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