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Better preview for sites

Tom W. shared this idea 4 years ago
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As a server administrator I would like cPanel to provide a better and easier way for my users to preview their live website in a way that does not require deep technical knowledge, or present security and usability flaws.

For example, one option (and my preference) would be to use a subdomain based on the customer domain name itself; i.e. customerdomain.hostnamel.com.

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I am amazed this isn't requested more frequently!

We would love to see this added. WordPress specifically is a nightmare when previewed through the usual 1.1.1.1/~username method.

We built a small plugin for our clients, which basically created an add-on domain pointing to the root directory for a domain, then 'patched' some small changes to the wp-config.php

It's a little messy though, so would be great to see this implementation sometime in the near future.

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