Getting Started With ExpressionEngine: Moving the System Directory Above Webroot

In this video, we will walk through a simple security step to make your site more secure, but moving the system folder outside of the webroot of ExpressionEngine.

In this video, we will walk through a simple security step to make your site more secure, but moving the system folder outside of the webroot of ExpressionEngine.

What We Do

  • Change our EE Structure to move the public files to a public folder
  • Change our EE index.php and admin.php files to look at the changed structure
  • Fix our upload directories

Code Snippets

None in this lesson

Links

  • ExpressionEngine Best Practices: https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/installation/best-practices.html
  • See all of the site build in action in the Learn EE git repository

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