WordPress Redirecting to wp-admin/install.php

There could be many reasons when your WordPress website is redirecting to wp-admin/install.php page. Here we have discussed several fixes for this problem.

Check if wp-config.php exists


Have a quick look into your WordPress files and make sure that wp-config.php does exist also check this file is not misspelled in the name or the extension.


Check database connection details


Open wp-config.php file in editor and make sure that database name, username, password are correct. Check if table prefix in wp-config.php file matches with what you have in your database (case-sensitive).


Check wp_options table


Navigate to wp_options table and check values of the siteurl and home. You may need to update them if your domain name has changed.

Try database table repair


Try repairing WordPress database tables by referring to our knowledgbease article.

Restore WordPress database


If any of above solutions do not work for you, try restoring WordPress database from the latest backup you have. You can also ask your web host to restore the WordPress database for you. Please share if you have any other solutons that worked for you.

 

  • 2 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

What is the Max_execution_time allowed for Linux shared server?

Default Max_execution_time on our Linux Shared Server is 30 seconds. We can set it to 60 Seconds...

What is the procedure to transfer my web hosting from other web hosting provider to AccuWebHosting.com?

Following article will assist you to transfer your websites to AccuWebHosting server. According...

What is inode Limit in Linux Shared Hosting?

What is inode? Inode is a data structure that stores the information about all files created on...

Where do I upload my files/folders in Shared Hosting plans?

All the files associated with your website must be placed inside the root folder of your domain....

Parse ASP pages as normal Text/HTML in cPanel server using MIME type

Problem statement One of our customers had some old .ASP file names on his website. The web...