Server Path, absolute path - Microsoft Windows OS

Server Path, absolute path

The server path, absolute path, or webroot are different names for the same thing.

Windows:
c:\inetpub\vhosts\domain.tld\httpdocs

Be sure to replace "domain.tld" with your actual domain name.


Imagine that the home directory is a filing cabinet. The username folder is like having your own drawer, and other people use the other drawers. You can only access your own drawer and not the others.

Imagine that inside your drawer are several folders. These folders keep important information for your account.
  • The public_html folder has all of your primary and addon domains' website files.
  • The www folder is exactly the same as the public_html folder. So, the folder has 2 names.
  • The mail folder contains all the information for your emails.
  • There are many other folders, but you should only change things inside the public_html (www) folder.

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