There are many reasons which warrant a change of WordPress site URL. Top reasons include:
There are three ways to change or update WordPress URLs; this article describes how to change WordPress site URLs using phpMyAdmin.
To change the website URL in WordPress, follow these steps:
In the left-hand pane of phpMyAdmin, click the WordPress database. A list of tables in the database appears:
Under the Table heading, click the wp_options table. A list of data rows appears:
Update the option_value field to the new site URL:
Under the option_name heading, locate home, and then click Edit:
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