Directory Structure

Your account has five main directories:

  • /backups - stores backups created through control panel.
  • /domains - contains files related to your hosting account and each domain has its own directory here.
  • /imap - stores incoming messages and its subfolder 'new' contains unread messages.
  • /Maildir - stores system email box storage.
  • /public_html - a link to /domains/ where your website files are stored. If you have multiple domains, it will redirect you to the last domain created on your account.



The /backups directory contains all the backups created through the control panel. You will not have a /backups directory until you create a backup in the control panel.


The /domains directory contains the files relating to your hosting account(s). Each domain hosted on your account has its own directory (/domains/ Within this directory is:

  • /logs

  • /private_html

  • /public_html

  • /public_ftp

  • /stats

  • (monthly logs are stored here -- the directory is created one month after your account is created)

  • (files for your general encrypted website)

  • (files for your general website)

  • (files for your FTP site)

  • (files created by Webalizer for the purpose of statistics -- do not alter/delete this directory)


Every IMAP folder (at least for incoming messages) has sub-folders new and cur. The new sub-folder contains all newly arrived messages which have not been yet viewed by any e-mail client (does not matter: offline or online). Of course you should read them via mail client( POP3 or IMAP), otherwise if you read them in SSH or FTP/FileManager they would not be marked as read.


/Maildir is the system email box storage. It has nothing to do with virtual email boxes. In most cases, the box contain errors and notifications from system.


The /public_html directory at the root of your account is actually a link to /domains/ If you have more than one domain hosted on your account, this link will forward you to the public_html directory of the last domain created on your account.

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