How to create/edit/delete a file using the File Manager

There may be times when you wish to create, edit, or delete a file or folder in your account. You can use cPanel to modify your files.

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To modify your files through file manager, please do the following:

  1. Login to cPanel and click File Manager.
  2. Choose to open Web Root and Show hidden files.
  3. Locate the file and check the box next to it.
  4. You have several options at the top: copy, move, delete, edit. Click the option you want.
To create a file through file manager, please do the following:
  1. Login to cPanel and click File Manager.
  2. Choose to open Web Root and Show hidden files.
  3. Click the New File or New Folder button at the top of the page.
  4. In the pop-up box, enter the name of the newly created file or folder. (Files will have a name and extension separated by a dot, but folders have only the one name.)
  5. Click the Create New File or Create New Folder button.

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