Sometimes we want to check our Drupal site just before publishing it.
You would like to access your drupal site using a temporary URL.For example: http://serverip/~username/drupal
Note : drupal is the directory where you have configured drupal for your domain.
In order to access the drupal site using a temporary URL,Follow the steps as below.
1) Open the file /public_html/sites/default/
2) Find the setting “$base_url = ”.
Uncomment the line and configure it to as follows:
$base_url = ‘http://serverip/~test’;
3)Also configure the .htaccess in order to correct the redirections.
4) Open the .htaccess file in the drupal directory. /public_html/drupal/.htaccess)
In this file find the line which says RewriteBase /.
Uncomment the line and change it as follows:
5) Save the file.
You can now access your drupal with a temporary URL. Eg. http://serverIP/~username/drupal.
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