Be Secure – HostGator How to Disable Directory Browsing

Step by Step Guide for disabling directory browsing

In this video we describe step by step process of disabling directory browsing on hostgator hosting account.

Step 1. Login to your cPanel by accessing at yourdomain.com/cpanel

Step 2. Enter user name and password

Step 3. If you do not wish for people to be able to see the files in your directory, you have to disable directory browsing. To disable directory browsing, click on the Index Manager icon from the Advanced box of your cPanel

Step 4. Select `public_html` from the list of folders and click GO

Step 5. Under Index Manager Select the public_html folder to protect it from peoples from seeing a list of files in your directories.

Step 6. If you do not wish for people to be able to see the files in your directory, choose “No Indexing” and click Save

Step 7. Great! Security is good. You have now disable directory browsing

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