Tyrsson

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Im sure this is a duplicate and I apologize but every thing I have found is years old. Can someone please provide a link to the most recent recommended procedure for changing the doc root. Im comfortable with terminal etc. I'm a Php developer that develops primarily in Laminas framework and would change the doc root of the default apache site (the one for my domain, only account on the server) to /public instead of /public_html, especially since zero frameworks that I know of builds from the /public_html directory. I would also like to set the server to provision all future host with a /public docroot instead of the current /public_html. Its been around 8-9 years since I have used whm/cpanel so its changed a lot since then. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
 

cPRex

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Hey there! Here's an article on how to change the docroot for existing accounts:


I'm not finding a way to change the default document root for newly created accounts, as even the creatacct API call doesn't have such an option. Instead of manually changing the document root, would a symlink inside /home/username work?