Addon / Subdomain skeleton files revisited

Metro2

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Since we can't seem to reply to the original thread at Addon/Subdomain skeleton files , I'm hoping that maybe we can find some more people to vote / chime-in on this feature request - https://features.cpanel.net/topic/skeleton-directory-for-addon-and-sub-domains

Or maybe even see if cPanel will still consider publishing the guide that benny mentioned in the comments. Being able to have custom files auto-populate newly created Addon Domains and Subdomains just like how it works for master domain / accounts would be incredibly helpful to us shared hosting providers on many levels. Not to mention cut down on unnecessary addons / subs sitting there with nothing in them, and also let us provide an instant notice alerting users to wait for AutoSSL to complete before they go install WordPress or something without the https (which leads to them wondering why they have mixed-content issues once the SSL kicks-in). There's a huge list of reasons that having a skeleton files option for Addons / Subdomains would be of great purpose.

Please consider voting - https://features.cpanel.net/topic/skeleton-directory-for-addon-and-sub-domains - thanks!
 
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Hey there! I like this idea as well, and just added my vote. It might be worth reviewing the following details as well for more details on the hook system if you're interested in exploring that:

 
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Thank you for the reply @cPRex

If you read down through the comments at https://features.cpanel.net/topic/skeleton-directory-for-addon-and-sub-domains , you'll see that I'm not the only one who hasn't had much experience / time with standardized hooks (or just aren't comfortable experimenting) and that we were all hoping for either the feature request to happen or for the "guide" that cPanel Benny mentioned. It's been a couple years now since that was mentioned, so I was hoping to get some momentum one way or the other.
 

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I did see there were other comments in that feature request, but as of this point we don't have a specific guide for this work. In order to create such a guide we would need to write a custom script, which is something we try and avoid on our end as much as possible as we'd hate to be responsible for something going wrong on your system - either now, or in the future when/if an update changes that behavior.

It might be best to work with an admin that is familiar with the hook script tools, as one could be found at System Administration Services