I want to set to How can I do that?

  • Posted August 27, 2016
  • DNS

So my site is hosted on Digital Ocean and the problem I am running into is for some reason or another it won’t​ load the most recent version of itself into the main home page. But if I type, that is the current page. How can I set equal to

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!


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You will want to edit this file:

sudo nano /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/dir.conf

For example. My website is in PHP, so my dir.conf file looks like this:

<IfModule mod_dir.c>
    DirectoryIndex index.php index.html index.cgi index.xhtml index.htm

Since you want index.html to be served first, edit your file like this:

<IfModule mod_dir.c>
    DirectoryIndex index.html index.cgi index.php index.xhtml index.htm

Unless you have another index file like index.htm or index.php that is taking precedence this is likely just a matter of needing to clear your browser cache. If you connect through a corporate or school network or are on certain ISPs it is also possible that the old version of your page is being cached elsewhere. In general I would recommend clearing the browser cache or trying a different browser first to rule that out.