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How to Set the Default Document - Plesk

If your website's root directory contains more than one index file(index.html, index.php, index.asp, etc.), Plesk will load the index file with a higher priority.  You can change the index file priority by setting the Default Document.

To set the default document:

  1. Log into your Plesk Control Panel.
  2. Click Website & Domains.

    Plesk Website & Domains

  3. Locate the domain you want to modify and click SHOW MORE.

    Plesk Website & Domains Show More

  4. Click Virtual Directories.

    Plesk Website & Domains Virtual Directories

  5. Click Directory Properties.

    Plesk Website Directory Properties

  6. Navigate to the Documents section and click on the default document you want to use.

    Plesk Website Documents

  7. Click Up to move it to the top of the list.  Alternatively, you can type the file name for your default document if it is not in the list.

    Plesk Website Documents

  8. Click OK.
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