How do I edit my secondary domain’s root folder in my Hosting account?

If your Hosting account includes any secondary domains, you can change the root folder at any time.

Please note: this process applies to our Web Hosting and Premium Hosting products.

Step 1 of 7

Start by logging in to your Control Panel and scroll down to ‘Web Hosting’. From there, select Manage.

Control Panel

Step 2 of 7

On the next page, select Manage for the account you wish to use.

Manage Sites


Step 3 of 7

Select the three-dot icon for the package you want to restart. From there, choose Settings from the drop-down menu that appears.

Choose Settings


Step 4 of 7

On your dashboard, select the cPanel Admin button that appears above Settings.

Select cPanel Admin


Step 5 of 7

Choose the option Addon Domains under the Domains section.

Addon Domains


Step 6 of 7

Find the domain you wish to change in the Modify Addon Domain section. From there, select the pencil icon next to it.

Modify Addon Domain


Step 7 of 7

Amend the document root and make sure that it includes your home directory. Once done, click Change to finalise it.

Document Root

The secondary domain name now displays the index file you uploaded to that folder.