Current magento version – 18.104.22.168
I’m guessing that quite a few people will have done what I did when I initially set up Magento, which was to just move the magento folder into my required document root and then go in and run the installer.
Logically all the files then got installed into that magento folder resulting in all my urls having “/magento/” in them which wasn’t exactly ideal. Of course this fact only registered with me once I’d done quite a bit of work, so the idea of doing a fresh install to sort this out was extremely unappealing to me.
Luckily for me it is possible to change the magento root from “/magento/” to “/”, but as you might imagine this sort of thing is fraught with danger (if that’s not too dramatic).
So I will stress here that it’s best to setup your root folders correctly on install, or run a fresh install if you can. But if you really need to change the root after the event then here’s what you have to do: (more…)