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

This article will show you how to edit the secondary domain’s root folder within your 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 Web Hosting plans purchased after July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased after August 2020 (cPanel)

Step 1 of 5

Start by accessing your Web Hosting dashboard.


Step 2 of 5

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

Select cPanel Admin


Step 3 of 5

Choose the option Addon Domains under the Domains section.

Addon Domains


Step 4 of 5

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 5 of 5

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.