Resolving 403 error on a website in web host


As you know today a lot of people are using the website and web hosting services for their business and the reason behind it is that today a lot of people are using the internet services. So today if you have a website for your business then you can easily showcase your business products and services to the people around you can also to the people across the globe. But today if you are already using the website and web hosting service for your website and now if you are looking for information on how to resolve 403 error on a website in your web hosting then here is the complete information on it.


So what is 403 error? It is an error that indicates that the users cannot access to certain pages of your website. And it is a general error where it says- “You do not have permission to view this page”. So this typical error is caused if there is any issue with the URL or with any cached files within the browser.   


Follow the below steps to resolve the 403 error on your web hosting:


---->>  Correct Any URL Errors


If you find any 403 error message on your website then a majority of times this error might be caused by the URL. So, in this case, you need to make sure that you have correctly spelled each part of the website in the URL bar and you also defining an actual page on the website.


---->> By Clear Your Browser History And Cache


This is one of the easiest methods to resolve the 403 error on your website. In your computer, it stores temporary files that help you connect to and navigate websites quickly. So these files sometimes interfere with the website directory and could be causing a 403 error. And to overcome this 403 error you need to clear your computer's cookies and cache in the history page of your browser and try again.


---->> Resolve the issue by changing the index.html file in your file manager


Another possibility of this error is because if you have blocked users from seeing the file directory of your website. So you no need to worry you can change this feature in your cPanel.

>>> Log into your cPanel

>>> Go to files and click on file manager



>>> Now in there you need to create a file name index.html to serve as your homepage for your folder that showing 403 error. You can choose any of the below file names to your public_html folder

























---->>  Check That You Have Not Blocked Your Own IP


Sometimes this 403 error may occur on your website if the user has blocked their own IP using the IP Blocker feature in your cPanel. So in order to resolve this issue, you need to check that you have not blocked your own IP.  

>>> So log into your cPanel

>>> Go to "Security" and in there click on "IP Blocker" option



>>> Now in there check under the "Currently-Blocked IP Addresses” option and make sure that your own IP address is not listed.


---->> Raise A Support Ticket


Even after performing all the above solution still if your visitors are facing the same 403 error issue then we recommend you to contact our support team and raise a ticket for this issue and our technicians will resolve your issues as quick as possible.