PHP Files not working on cPanel and WHM DigitalOcean Application

I’ve successfully imported my website into the applications file servers and the HTML pages load fine but when I try and use php files it keeps returning a 404 file not found even though it is there.

I have checked the terminal and wrote php -v to see it is php 8 so it is there but for some reason it doesn’t load on the server and I am really confused to why? is the location and I just created a simple hello world php file which does not want to work.

Can someone help me figure out why as I am racking my head against the wall with this. Thank you

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April 22, 2023

Hello @hasnaatk

With cPanel/WHM you will usually add a domain name via WHM and then upload files under the domain name’s root directory which will be the public_html folder.

You can add a domain name via WHM and the upload the file either via the File Manager or via ssh-client or SFTP-client and the access the file using the domain name.

If you do not have a domain name you can try using the cPanel preview link option, you can find more information here:


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