Change bbPress Installation URL Path


You have installed bbPress using the default url, i.e., and now you want move your bbPress installation to e.g.


  1. Make a copy the of the “bbpress” folder and name it “forums”.
  2. In the bbPress administration “Settings > General” change the bbPress address (URL) to the new url “”.
  3. Open the .htaccess file in the root of the new bbPress location “/forums”, and replace “bbpress” with “forums”.
  4. Save the .htaccess file, and reload page using the new url, i.e.
  5. The page is now moved.
  6. Clean up and delete the old “/bbPress” folder.
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