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I'm looking for suggestions on directory structures on where to put the web root on a Mac OS X 10.6 server. Got about 10 sites, most using Wordpress. Is just making a root folder on the drive fine? I've seen some recommendations to use /usr/local as well. Any thoughts are greatly appreciated.

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my guess would be '/var/www'.

as far as i understand this is the unix/apache default directory for web sites.

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Are you using the built in tools for managing OS X's web services? If so, the default location is /Library/WebServer/Documents. I think the location is arbitrary unless you need to put it on a separate volume for data protection &/or speed.

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