[wp-hackers] permalinks redirected despite WP_SITEURL

Jason Webster jason at intraffic.net
Mon Aug 25 19:35:31 GMT 2008

I'd recommend flushing the rewrite rules. It _may_ help.

Stephen Rider wrote:
> I have a WP test setup on my own computer.  What is striderweb.com on 
> the web is duplicated as striderweb.local on my computer.
> I frequently do a backup of my live site's database, and then import 
> it into the local setup so I can test directly.  After I've done this, 
> "siteurl" in the database is still striderweb.com, so in wp-config.php 
> I define WP_SITEURL as "http://striderweb.local".  I've also defined 
> The permalinks on the main page are correct, but when I click on one, 
> I am redirected to the post on striderweb.com.  If I copy the .local 
> link and past in a new browser window, it's redirected.
> This ONLY happens with posts; not pages.  If I click a page link, it 
> comes up correctly on .local
> What could be going on here?  Somehow WP is insisting on redirecting 
> me to the live site in spite of WP_SITEURL.
> (This is WP 2.6.1)
> Stephen

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