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viewing website before site live

Hi,

 

I have created a WHM/Cpanel account for a domain that will keep its name server elsewhere. I want to test the website before changing DNS and A record but how do I do this? I read somewhere on this site about http://XX.XX.XX.XX/~domain.com but this doesn't seem to work and I can't now find the article 

Can anyone help? Thanks in advance!

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Re: viewing website before site live

ok the method above works but knock off the ".com"

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Re: viewing website before site live

@antonyw1969,

I would never use a third party site to view a site before launch. Not ever! Use MAMP or XAMMP, free download from official MAMP site.

But then again, some folk just won't listen Smiley Happy.......................  

Re: viewing website before site live

Also for anyone with the same issue ~/domain is not correct it is /~WHMaccountname