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Default Folders and Files in public_html Directory

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InMotionFans
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2015-02-26 2:38 pm EST

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Hello,

I want to clean my public_html folder and need to know which folders or files must remain in there by default.

Thanks...

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Hello,

I accidentally deleted
.htaccess
php.ini
folders for any addon domains or subdomains
404.shtml, etc
robots.txt
favicon.ico
from my public_html is there a way to re-upload these files? I am using BlueHost and File Manager.

Thank you,
Danielle
dg9412
0 Points
2017-06-15 10:29 pm EST
Danielle, if you have a backup you can <a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/managing-files/how-to-upload-files-server">upload your file via the File Manager</a>.
CaseyB
2,858 Points
2017-06-16 10:41 am EST

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John-Paul
Staff
31,633 Points
2015-02-26 3:08 pm EST
Hello,

Thank you for contacting us. There is nothing in the public_html folder that is required by us, but it may be a good idea to keep the php.ini file. This is because it allows you to make changes to the servers default PHP settings. Also, any folders required for addon domains/subdomains.

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.

Thank you,
John-Paul

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I also found this info which may help others...

cgi-bin
.htaccess
php.ini
folders for any addon domains or subdomains
404.shtml, etc
robots.txt
favicon.ico
index file (index.html, index.htm, index.php, etc.) for a visitor to enter your site
scoobydoolala
8 Points
2015-02-26 3:48 pm EST
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