How to Use File Manager in cPanel – HostGator Tutorial

File Manager is the cPanel tool that is exactly as it’s name sounds. File Manager manages files! It is a tool inside of cPanel that allows you to customize many aspects of your website, your email, your photos, videos, and more.

In this video, Josh will take you through all of the File Manager basics, as well as a couple of nifty tips and tricks to make managing your website a piece of cake.

In this video you will learn:

00:00 – Introduction
00:18 – Locating File Manager
00:26 – Understanding your cPanel File Structure
00:55 – Navigating File Manager
01:25 – What different Folders Do
01:50 – OOPS I Deleted Something… Now what?
02:30 – Dot Files (Showing Hidden Files)
03:05 – .trash Folder and Restoring Files
03:40 – Creating Files and Folders
04:30 – Editing Files
04:57 – Viewing Files
05:11 – Downloading/Uploading Files
06:20 – Creating a New Folder
06:45 – Making a Backup of a File

Check out our Knowledgebase for more File Manager tips and tricks:

Getting Started with File Manager:

Navigating File Manager:

Uploading a File with File Manager:

Creating/Deleting Files with File Manager:

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Duration: 00:07:34
Publisher: HostGator
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