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If you use a unique filename for your website's default document outside of the typical - index.html, index.php, etc then you'll need to define the specific filename(s) within Pleks. Follow these steps to accomplish this on either Linux or Windows shared hosting plans.

Linux Shared Hosting

  1. Log into your account then login to Plesk.
  2. Once you're in Plesk, on the left, click Domains then click the domain in question.
  3. Now that you've selected the domain in question, click Apache & Nginx Settings then check the option "Enter custom value" near "Index files"
  4. Make all the required changes and then click Ok to apply the changes.

Windows Shared Hosting

  1. Log into your account then login to Plesk.
  2. Once you're in Plesk, on the left, click Domains then click the domain in question.
  3. Now that you've selected the domain in question, click IIS Settings then check the option "Enter custom value" near "Default documents"
  4. Make all the required changes and then click Ok to apply the changes.

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