This article describes how to change the document root directory on your cloud hosting server. This applies to all cloud hosting packages but not shared hosting packages based on cPanel.
- Login to the cloud panel.
- Navigate to
Applicationsin the main menu and click the desired domain name.
Site Settingsin the application menu and scroll to the bottom of the page.
- Click the tab
Custom Server Directives.
Now enter the following code into the text area. If it already holds some code, simply put it above or below the existing text.
This changes the root directory to
Any folder can of course be used instead of
public. Subfolders are also possible (e.g.
## subroot v2/root## … results in
Save Changes and the document root directory should be changed within one minute.
To revert the document root directory to the default one, simply remove the above mentioned code.