How to change your WHMCS Admin directory?[STEP BY STEP]☑️

How to change your WHMCS Admin directory? [STEP BY STEP]☑️

It is very highly recommended to change the location of your admin directory for security measures. Essentially if a hacker was to obtain access to your admin area the amount of damage that can be done is huge with WHMCS containing all your customers’ details, servers’ details among other things.

Watch out this WHMCS tutorial to know how to change WHMCS admin directory within few steps

So in order to prevent hacking attempts secure your WHMCS with some extra security measures by changing the admin directory and renaming it which is hard to guess.

Follow the given below steps to change the admin directory of your WHMCS:

Step 1: Rename your admin directory

Login your cPanel control panel

How to change your WHMCS Admin directory
How to change your WHMCS Admin directory

Navigate to “File Manager”

How to change your WHMCS Admin directory
How to change your WHMCS Admin directory

Scroll over your WHMCS directory and rename your admin directory to something else (This can be anything you want)

How to change your WHMCS Admin directory
How to change your WHMCS Admin directory

Step 2: Telling WHMCS of the new admin directory

While still in your file manager & in the WHMCS directory Edit “Configuration.php”

How to change your WHMCS Admin directory
How to change your WHMCS Admin directory

Replace “admin” with whatever you renamed your admin directory to in step 1 (This MUST be exact & IS case sensitive)

How to change your WHMCS Admin directory
How to change your WHMCS Admin directory

Save & close configuration.php

You should now be able to access your WHMCS admin area from the new URL without any problems.

Also watch the video for better understanding!!!

This is how you could change the admin directory in WHMCS!!!

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