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XF 1.2 Showing up as subdomain and subfolder

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by Family Friendly Lives, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. Hi,

    I originally installed xenforo as a sub-folder mydomain.com/community, but wanted it in a sub-domain community.mydomain.com

    So, i deleted it and installed it again. now it shows up as both.



    what did i do wrong? is there something else i should have deleted? i used hostgator cpanel sub-domain. I have a level 3 vps. any ideas on what has happened and what to do to have it only as:

  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Did you physically delete the files from mydomain.com/community and drop the database?
  3. I deleted the folder completely. I didn't create a new database, I just used the same database.
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    If you have deleted the directory then there is nothing more to do - the files no longer physically exist in that location.
  5. I have deleted and reinstalled and deleted - it IS still showing up under both urls. I created the sub-domain in c-panel, i used filezilla this time and it still shows both! Obviously i am doing something wrong. please, take a look:



    Does this mean i have the software installed twice? I know that's a no-no - so, someone please tell me what i'm doing wrong as i do not want to violate the xenforo license.
  6. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Many servers will create subdomain.example.com as a sub-folder of the domain. I can only assume this is what is happening.

    You should be able to add a redirect from community/ to community. via .htacess:
    RewriteRule ^/community/(.*)$ http://community.familyfriendlylives.com/$1 [R=301,L]
    Neal likes this.

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