How to disable directory listing from cPanel


To disable directory listing / browsing from cPanel, follow these steps:

1) Login to your cPanel
2) Click on File Manager
3) Open "public_html" folder and create a .htaccess [You can also create it inside to any other directory.]
4) Include any of the following as per the requirements:

Options -Indexes  [To prevent all the directory and files.]
IndexIgnore *  [The '*' represents a wildcard, this means it will not display any files.]
IndexIgnore *.zip  [To prevent all files that end with '.zip' extension.]
IndexIgnore *.zip *.jpg *.gif  [To prevent all files that end with '.zip', '.jpg], '.gif' extension.]

5) Click the Save Changes button to save your changes.


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