How to Remove a Site Publisher Website
Last modified: December 10, 2020
You can use the Site Publisher feature (cPanel >> Home >> Domains >> Site Publisher) to create a temporary website while you create a permanent one with other publishing tools, such as WordPress®. When your new website is ready, you will need to remove the Site Publisher-generated website.
This document describes how to manually remove the Site Publisher-generated files.
Remove the Site Publisher-generated files_
To remove the Site Publisher-generated files from a domain or subdomain on an account, perform the following steps:
- Navigate to cPanel’s Site Publisher interface (cPanel >> Home >> Domains >> Sile Publisher).
- Locate the desired domain or subdomain.
- Click the appropriate Website Directory. The File Manager interface will appear.
- Locate and remove the following files and directories, where
usernamerepresents the account’s username:
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/home/username/site_publisher/ /home/username/public_html/assets/ /home/username/public_html/css/ /home/username/public_html/font-awesome/ /home/username/public_html/img/ /home/username/public_html/js/ /home/username/public_html/COPYRIGHT /home/username/public_html/LICENSE.txt /home/username/public_html/sitemap.xml /home/username/public_html/index.htmlWarning:If your new website uses any of the same directory names as the Site Publisher-generated website, do not delete those directories. Instead, manually delete the Site Publisher-generated files from those directories. You can use the file timestamps to determine those files.