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Overview

This interface displays the location of the skeleton directory. The skeleton directory allows you to easily copy the same files in to every new account’s public_html and public_ftp directories when the system creates the account.

  • When a visitor accesses http://example.com/, they will see the contents of example.com 's public_html directory.
  • When a visitor accesses http://example.com/subdirectory, they will see the contents of example.com's public_html/subdirectory.
  • FTP users can download the contents of the public_ftp directory.

Create a skeleton directory

To set up your skeleton directory, perform the following steps:

  1. Plan and create the content that you wish to supply for your new users.
  2. Place the appropriate files and subdirectories in the appropriate directory:

    The system copies these files to the new accounts’ public_html directories when it creates accounts.


  3. Place the appropriate FTP-related files the appropriate directory:


    The new user can access these files via an FTP client.


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