Multiple Web Apps in a Single Directory

Since Plesk 10.4, when a site employs a number of various web apps, a site administrator may apply the following site structure:

  • Install a number of apps to the same directory. More specifically, install one app into a subdirectory of another.
  • Use the same document root for a subdomain and a web app.

For example, you can install an online store app to the httpdocs directory of your domain (for example,, create a subdomain (for example, in the httpdocs/support, and install a help desk system there.

All earlier Plesk versions (before 10.4) prohibited such scenarios as sometimes (in very rare cases), the installation of two web apps into one directory could lead to the improper functioning of one of them. If you want to return this restriction back, add the following lines to the panel.ini file:


Hiding Commercial Apps

You can hide commercial web applications by default, so that your customers are able to install only free applications. To do this, add the following lines to the panel.ini file:

commercialAppsEnabled = false