What is public_html?
public_html is the public folder on all web hosting accounts. Any files contained within this directory may be accessed from the domain name. Here are some examples:
- /public_html/file1.html = yourdomain.com/file1.html
- /public_html/somefolder/somefile.jpg = yourdomain.com/somefolder/somefile.jpg
- /privatefile.html = Not accessible through your domain, since file is outside of the public_html folder
Note that the www folder is a shortcut to public_html.
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