How to change a directory index setting in cPanel

In this article, you will learn how to change directory indexes in cPanel. The cPanel Index Manager allows you to customise the way a directory appears when no index files are in a directory. You can change each directory with the following index options:

Inherit – Select this mode to use the parent directory’s setting. If the index settings are not defined in the parent directory, the system will use its default settings.
No Indexing – No files will appear for this directory if a default file is missing.
Show Filename Only- This mode shows a simple list of the files present if the default file is missing.
Show Filename and Description – This mode shows a list of files and their attributes: file size and file type.

How to change a directory index setting in cPanel #

To modify a directory’s index settings, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to cPanel.
    If you’re unsure of how to log in to cPanel please follow this article.
  2. In the search bar type indexes then click it.
  3. Find the directory name you wish you modify then press Edit.
  4. Select the indexing option you would like to set.
  5. Click Save.

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Updated on July 23, 2021