User Guide

http.root

root simply specifies the root of the site. This is very useful, in fact required, if the root (/) directory of the website is not the same as where Caddy is being executed from.

The default root is the current working directory. A relative root path is relative to the current working directory.

Syntax

root path

Examples

Serve the website out of Jake's public_html folder instead of the current working directory:

root /home/jake/public_html

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