Hello! This video tutorial shows how to move your PrestaShop site from sub-directory to the root.
So, let’s learn how to do that.
Log in to your Prestashop administration area, go to Preferences ->SEO & URL’s section. Scroll down to locate the “Base URI” field. Change the URL from existing to the new one, e.g. from /andre/prestashop/shop/ to /andre/prestashop/.
Click “Save” button at the bottom right:
Now, access your FTP or hosting control panel File Manager and navigate to the directory Prestashop is currently installed in. Highlight all the files and copy/move it from sub-directory to the root:
Open your web-site using updated URL and check it – the site is now displayed in the root directory. We have successfully moved the web-site from sub-directory to the root.
This is the end of the tutorial, we have learnt how to move PrestaShop site from sub-directory to the root.