2019: How to change the default directory when mapping a drive in WebDrive 2019 or older

2019: How to change the default directory when mapping a drive in WebDrive 2019 or older

Problem: When I map a drive using WebDrive, it connects me to the root of my server. How can I set WebDrive up so that it always connects to a certain subdirectory, such as /public_html/ or /www/.

Solution: Click on the site profile of interest and go to Site Properties --> General. Here you will see a field labeled "Open Explorer in the following folder". You can specify the subdirectory here.

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