I am new to Joomla and have created a website using it. For the development purpose, I created my Joomla(3) installation as a subdirectory of my existing website. Now I want to use my production domain. when I point my new URL to the existing installation, Nothing seems to work other the homepage( [-]minus Theme Images). I cannot understand what the problem is even after googling for 3 days. Please give me some pointers and ask for any information I need to provide for you to batter understand the problem.

Thanks in advance.

  • Is your website live for now? If yes, please provide the domain name and the sub-directory name.
    – saibbyweb
    Commented Sep 7, 2016 at 13:11
  • Sure @Saibbyweb, it is working through clarionit.in/joomla but not through moveonindia.in Commented Sep 7, 2016 at 17:34
  • The most obvious place to look is the .htaccess file. Try temporarily copying the default htaccess.txt to .htaccess to see if that helps. Commented Sep 7, 2016 at 23:50

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Your actual Joomla installation is present on this domain clarionit.in and you're trying to access it from another domain moveonindia.in. All your content is stored in Jdatabase including the relative file paths of your content and with every new domain you will try to reach your Joomla website, the absolutes paths of these resources will vary.

Example :

The main header image's relative path is stored in Jdatabase as


Which means when you try to access it via clarionit.in its path becomes:

http://clarionit.in/joomla/images/rajeshmunat.png which is correct.

But when you try to access it via moveonindia.in, it tries to get it at:


which is incorrect and that's why you don't see all your images via the second domain. So you basically need to manually change the source urls of these images from your Joomla Admin panel.


Instead of redirecting the other domain, point the second domain to your Joomla webhost's name servers. After that move all the contents of your Joomla folder to the root folder except the images folder and you are good go.

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