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Scripting: How To Set Default Page Priority

Standard Default Pages

  1. index.html
  2. index.htm
  3. index.php
  4. default.htm
  5. default.html
  6. Default.htm
  7. index.py
  8. index.php3
  9. index.pl
  10. index.cgi
  11. home.html
  12. home.htm
  13. Home.chtml
  14. Home.html
  15. Home.htm
  16. index.shtml
  17. default.shtml


To Set Default Page Priority

  1. Log in to your account Hosting Summary.
    Hosting tab
  2. On the left pane, click on .htaccess Editor.
    htaccess editor
  3. Once you are in the .htaccess editor page, your first step will always be to select the domain and directory where you are applying the changes.
    Select domain and directory
    First, Click on the domain selector and select the domain that you want to modify.
    domain select
    Second, click on the directory selector to select the folder where you want to add or edit a .htaccess file in it.
    Click the Select button once done.
    Folder select
  4. Scroll down and look for the Default Pages card, then click on Manage Default Pages.
    Default Pages
  5. From here, you can do the following actions:

    A. Add a file
    To add a file and create your list of default page filenames:
    1. Click the Plus sign next to Add New Filename.
    add file
    2. Type the name of your file and then click the Add Filename button.
    Add file
    3. Repeat these steps until you complete your list.
    htaccess file list

    B. Re-order files 
    To change the order of your file list:
    1. Select the file that you want to move.
    2. Drag the file and drop it to where you want to be.
    htaccess drag and drop
    3. Repeat the above steps until you are done re-arranging your pages.
    4. Click the Update button to save the changes.
    update or Reset
    Note: Clicking Reset will return the list to its previously saved settings. Clearing the list of all filenames and then clicking Save will return it to the default settings.

    C. Delete a file 
    To delete a file from your list, simply click the "X" on the right of the file that you want to delete.
    Delete a file

Important: Your customized settings will be inherited by all subdirectories of your selected directory. However, any custom settings for those subdirectories will override their parent directory's settings.

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