Customize default Apache Success page

In order to change the default Apache success page (the page that you see when you just type in the hostname for example) you will need to modify the /usr/local/apache/htdocs/index.html file. This is not documented anywhere on cpanel docs or forums (not that I could find).

To affect this change, you will need to login into your server via ssh then change directory to /usr/local/apache/htdocs

cd /usr/local/apache/htdocs

And then edit the file index.html

vim index.html

At this point you can edit the page to say whatever you eould like and even place a redirect there to push the user to whatever page you would like.

If you list the content of /usr/local/apache/htdocs you will see that you can also modify the content of other error pages that cpanelโ€™s apache outputs.


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