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This article will show you how you can use a file other than the index.html as your home page.
Locating the .htaccess file in the File Manager
- Log in to the HostMonster cPanel.
- Scroll down to the Files section.
- Click the File Manager icon.
- Check the "View Hidden Files" checkbox.
- You will need to open the folder for the domain name you will be working with, if your main domain name then the public_html folder / WebRoot.
- Right click the ".htaccess" and choose Code Editor
- Using home.htm:
DirectoryIndex home.htm index3.php index.htm index.html default.htm
- Using Welcome.html:
DirectoryIndex Welcome.html index.htm index.html default.html
- Using Home.htm:
DirectoryIndex Home.htm index3.php index.htm index.html default.htm
- Using Index.html:
DirectoryIndex Index.html home.htm index.htm index.html default.htm
In the .htaccess file you will need to change the directory index file. To do this simple add one of the following:
Modifying your .htaccess
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