I can't reach my home page without index.html

New Here ,
Feb 16, 2019 Feb 16, 2019

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I'm not a website builder, I use Muse because it's supposed to be easy.

I have 2 websites built (tinkered together) with Muse hosted by different hosts.

www.barbaramorgenroth.com is fine

www.gabycooper.com doesn't work unless I type www.gabycooper.com/index.html

This isn't good.

I cleared the cache and that made no difference.

That's officially all I know how to do.  Someone, Ankush?, please help.

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 16, 2019 Feb 16, 2019
The simple answer is you have more than one default home page on your server. index.html index.htm (delete) home.html (delete)Delete the bottom 2 from your server and it should work fine.

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LEGEND ,
Feb 16, 2019 Feb 16, 2019

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There evidently is an address issue.

I can reach „gabycooper.com“ without index.html, but it seems to be a test site with nothing but the word „housing“.

The site „gabycooper.com/index.html has more content: „Pan loved flying“ and so on.

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The simple answer is you have more than one default home page on your server.

  • index.html
  • index.htm (delete)
  • home.html (delete)

Delete the bottom 2 from your server and it should work fine.

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Thank you, Nancy!  You are a godsend!  So simple but I didn't know where to look/what to look for!

I don't know how (of course I don't!) the extra ones got there.

I was following a tutorial....

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Your server might have had those extra files when you bought your hosting plan.

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
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