Modifying the htaccess file to use a custom php.ini file throughout your website

This guide provides instructions for modifying .htaccess to use a custom php.ini throughout your cPanel site.

1. Log in to cPanel, if you haven’t already done so
2. Create a custom php.ini, if you haven't already done so.
3. Locate the absolute path of your cPanel Home Directory and make a note of it.
4. Open File Manager

5. Select the .htaccess file by clicking on it once and then click Code Editor

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6. Ensure you have the correct file selected and then click Edit

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7. Enter the following code, replacing homedirectory with the Home Directory you found in step 3:


<IfModule mod_suphp.c>
suPHP_ConfigPath /homedirectory/public_html/php.ini
</IfModule>

8. Once you have finished editing your .htaccess file, click Save Changes from the top right of the editing window.

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