How to resolve your WordPress site showing Index of /

After installing your WordPress blog, you may notice that it still shows the index of / or the following on the homepage:

Index of /

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I will show you how to resolve this but before then, make sure:

  1. Your WordPress is properly installed at the root of your website and not in a different folder. For example at and not at
  2. to confirm that your WordPress installation was done the right way, try to create and publish a post. Click on the published post to see if it is really published.

How to resolve your WordPress site showing Index of /

  1. Please login to the cpanel
  2. Clear the Ngnix cache under ‘General information
  3. Refresh your site and the problem should be solved.

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