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How to fix ExecCGI in .htaccess

Summary

You will need to modify the .htaccess file to be able to run cgi scripts for that domain.


Modify the .htaccess file

Open the .htaccess file located in the public_html/addondomain/ directory in the File Manager, and enter this line:

Options ExecCGI

Click the 'Save' button at the bottom of the screen, and you are done!

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