How to Change Root Folder for an Addon or Subdomain?

To change the addon or subdomain root folder:

 

Log into cPanel.

In the "Domains" section, click the Addon Domains or Subdomains icon, depending on which you'd like to modify:

 

 

By default, addon domains and subdomains use folders beneath the public_html folder - thus, the root directory for an addon domain named testdomain.com would by default be public_html/testdomain.com. 

 

 

In the Modify a Domain section at the bottom of the page, click the pencil icon next to the current document root for the domain you wish to modify:

 

 

In the new opened window, enter the new document root and click Change: