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Enabling Parent Paths

KB28 Last reviewed 02 February 2017
How to enable parent paths for web hosting packages.

Parent Paths are only required for Classic ASP websites. You should not need to, nor enable this option if you are using ASP.Net or PHP.

To enable Parent Paths on your site, do the following:

  1. Log into the hosting control panel at
  2. Under the applicable hosting space, hover your mouse cursor over the Web icon and then select the Web Sites option from the menu that will appear to the right
  3. From the list of Web Sites, click on the name of the site you wish to manage
  4. Under the Home Folder tab, check the Enable Parent Paths checkbox
  5. Click on the Update button to save the setting.
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