The skeleton directory feature is one of the commonly overlooked feature on Linux servers. This feature overlooked by hosting providers. The skeleton directory feature helps you to configure a traditional file set automatically by coping those set into a new user account. This is specifically useful to customize the basic pages for new customer websites. Or in other words Skeleton Directory is a room to put a temporary home page by a hosting reseller for all the newly created web hosting user accounts in the WHM panel. The skeleton folder will be in /etc/skel, on an ordinary Linux server but on cPanel servers, the directory files can be found in “cpanel3-skel” within the home directory of the user.
If you are a new web hosting provider or starting up your own reseller web hosting business then just go through the following step:-
Now, it is known to you that what is a skeleton directory and what is it used for and how can you use this feature. So if you are starting up your own web hosting reseller business or simply hosting a reseller then just upload an attired temporary homepage into the skeleton directory with the help of FTP or file manager. This will make easy hosting for you as you do not have to configure a new homepage every time you add o new user account.