How to setup Default web page in cPanel?

The below steps will assist you in setting the default home page on your site. 

Step1: Login to Cpanel Panel.

Step2: Open File Manager in Cpanel.

Step3: Click on Settings at the top right corner. Select the Document Root and ensure that Show Hidden files(dotfiles) are selected. Next, click on the Save button.

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Step4: Open the ".htaccess" file and click on "Edit."

Step5: Insert the following line of code into your .htaccess file to set your desired index page. Here, we have set home.php as an example.

# Custom default index page

DirectoryIndex home.php

You can also specify multiple files. The server will attempt to locate them in the order they are listed, moving from left to right.

# Custom default index pages

DirectoryIndex home.php hello.htm welcome.html

You can set any page as the default page for your website.

Step6: Click on Save Changes. We have successfully set home.php as the default page.

Now, whenever you access your website, it will load the home.php as the default page.

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