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Correcting images links after a WordPress migration

Alison Mitchell March 27, 2017
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We are glad to present you a new guidance on how to correct images links after a WordPress migration.

After moving your website to a new domain, you can face the broken images urls issue.

In order to fix them and make the images show up properly, perform the following steps:

  1. Login to your Hosting Control Panel.

  2. Locate the Databases section and click on the phpMyAdmin tool.

  3. Locate your database in the left-hand sidebar and click on it.

  4. Now you can see a list of the tables on the left sidebar. Find the wp-posts table there and click on it.

  5. Locate SQL on the top tabs list.

  6. And add the following piece of code to the input area:

    UPDATE wp_posts SET post_content=(REPLACE (post_content, '<old url>','<new url>'));
  7. Replace old url with the old sitename and new url with the new site name.

  8. Click on the Go button.

Now you know how to correct image links after a WordPress migration.

Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

Correcting image links after a WordPress migration

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