Step 1: Login to cPanel Server Use SSH to get shell access for your server as root account, using your favorite ssh client. I have connected our server using PuTTY. Now edit following file. # vim /var/cpanel/userdata/USERNAME/DOMAINNAME.COM [emptybox]Change USERNAME with your cPanel account name. Change DOMAINNAME.COM with your Primary domain name.[/emptybox] Step 2: Update Documentroot After editing file, search for text documentroot and change path as per your requirements. documentroot: /home/USERNAME/public_html/NEW_PATH Step 3: Rebuild and Restart Apache After making changed, we need to rebuild Apache configuration file and restart Apache server. Use following command to do it. # /scripts/rebuildhttpdconf # service httpd restart Your changes will be permanently updated. Check your site for reflecting changes.