This article provides you with steps on how to view your website should your domain’s DNS still be propagating.
What is a cPanel temporary URL?
cPanel temporary URL is a link that helps users access their site via the server IP address, instead of the domain name. The format of this temporary URL is usually ‘http://ipaddress/~user/‘ or ‘http://servername/~user/‘
This information can be found via your Customer Zone
An example of this in our environment can be seen below:
What is the use of a cPanel temporary URL?
The cPanel temporary URL is used when the domain name is not working. We’ve seen users contacting web hosts for their temporary URL, usually in two scenarios:
- Your customers are creating new websites and they would like to test it before making them public.
- Customers who migrate their accounts from another hosting to your server, want to confirm that everything is fine, before switching the DNS to your server.