The Site Publisher feature publishes configuration data with each Site Publisher website's files.
We strongly recommend that users do not modify configuration files directly. Direct edits to these files may cause problems in cPanel's Site Publisher interface (cPanel >> Home >> Domains >> Site Publisher).
Each Site Publisher website includes a configuration file in the target domain's home directory (document root).
- In cPanel & WHM version 56, the system stores configuration data in the
configurations.jsonfile in the Site Publisher website's target directory.
- In cPanel & WHM version 58 and later, the system stores configuration data in the
userrepresents the cPanel account's username. It saves this file as the
home-user-public_html-example.comrepresents the Site Publisher website's target directory, with hyphens (
-) instead of slashes (
- cPanel's Site Publisher interface (cPanel >> Home >> Domains >> Site Publisher) uses these files to retrieve information about existing Site Publisher websites.
- This file contains a hash of JSON-formatted parameters and values for the domain's Site Publisher website.
The configuration file
Each configuration file contains the following parameters:
The absolute path to the directory that contains the website's template.
The template's name.
The template name.
This file uses the name of the template's directory within one of the
The domain's home directory.
|The absolute path to the directory to which the user published the Site Publisher website.|
In this example,
email_address are template-specific values.