How to enable Temporary URL in cPanel WHM

November 8, 2023 / WHM

This article explains how to enable temporary URL in WHM. The temporary URL is utilised when your domain name is in the propagation period, during a recent migration from another hosting provider, or when you have uploaded a test page to preview its appearance on the web prior to changing DNS settings.

Let us follow the steps-

  1. Log in to WHM.
  2. Find “Security center” section and click on the “Apache mod_userdir Tweak” sub-option.
    Security Center
  3. Deselect the “Enable mod_userdir Protection” option if you wish to activate a temporary URL.
  4. Activating this protection implies restricting access to http://server/~username. If you intend to permit access to ~username, deactivate the protection.
  5. You can select any domains that you wish to exclude by ticking the small boxes under “Exclude Protection”
    enable mod_userdir
  6. Finally, click on the “Save” button.enable Temporary url
  7. You will receive a success message.
    success message

By following the above outlined steps, you can activate a temporary URL in WHM. For informative knowledge base articles, please visit our KB section frequently and ensure you also review our most recent web hosting plans.

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