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Change the Joomla directory using cPanel

This tutorial will show you how to change the Joomla directory using cPanel

1) Click File Manager

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2) With Web Root selected, click Go

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3) Find the Joomla directory then right click the folder and choose Rename

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4) Enter a new name for your directory

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5) Click Rename File

Now we need to update the changes in the configuration.php file

6) Open your Joomla directory

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Scroll down

7) Right click the file and choose Edit

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8) Find var $live_site and change the link to match Joomla’s new location

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9) Click Save Changes

At this point, you can either continue editing the file or return to the file manager

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This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to change the main Joomla directory and update the configuration.php file