Modx Move installation

Instructions and checklist for moving Modx3 installation from subfolder to the root folder in a shared hosting environment.

Modx Version: 3.0.4

  1. Backup files
  2. Check Modx version - settings use"version" in search
  3. Move all the files to root folder
  4. Delete all files in core/cache
  5. Edit .htaccess "RewriteBase" line
  6. Edit config.core.php
  7. Edit core/config/
  8. Upload setup folder to the root folder. Setup folder can be downloaded from the Modx website (make sure it is the same version)
  9. Run setup
  10. Done