As we have mod_userdir protection on our servers, some of our clients may need to view the site till the site gets fully propagated. So, this knowledgebase will guide a secondary method to view the site without the tide sign.
Browse the following directory in your C Drive --> Windows --> System32 --> Drivers --> Etc --> Edit the file named "hosts" with a wordpad.
By default, there should be a line like this:
Go to the next line and add this:
Now note, replace yourdomain.com with your own domain and change 126.96.36.199 with the IP allocated for your account. To find which IP is allocated for your account, login to your cpanel, and from the left menu, find "Shared IP address" or "Dedicated IP address".
Save the file and try pinging your domain. It should point to the IP you listed in hosts file. And if you try to browse your site now, it should go to our server or the IP you listed in hosts file.
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