How to Access and Use the cPanel File ManagerLogin to cPanel and click on the File Manager tool to access it
How to Create Files/Folders
Step 1 - Double click to go into the folder you want to add a file (normally within the public_html folder)
Step 2 - Click + File or + Folder depending on which you want to create
Step 3 - Name the file and click the Create button in the bottom right
How to Delete Files/Folders
In this example we will be deleting the Cache folder, however substitute this with your file/folder instead.
Step 1 - (1) Click on the relevant file/folder that you wish to delete. (2) Click Delete at the top.
Step 2 - If you would like to conserve space, you can permanently delete the file/folder, but this is optional. To confirm deletion press Confirm.
How to Edit files
Step 1 - Right Click (windows) or Command + Click (Mac) on the file you want to edit, and click Edit
Step 2 - Click Edit in the bottom left
Step 3 - Once you're done editing, click Save Changes in the top right
How to Copy Files/Folders
Step 1 - Select the files you want to copy, then Right Click (windows) or Command + Click (Mac) and click Copy
Step 2 - Type in the directory you want files copied to and click
How to Rename Files/Folders
Step 1 - Right click on the File/Folder you want to rename and click Rename
Step 2 - Type the new file name in and click Rename File
How to Compress or Uncompress Files/FoldersNote: This will not delete the compressed files. You will need to delete them yourself afterwards if you're doing this to save space
Step 1 - Select the Files/Folders you want to compress and click Compress
Step 2 - Select the type of compression you want (select Zip if unsure), name the file and click Compress Files
To Uncompress Files/Folders Right click on the file you want to extract/uncompress and click Extract
Click Extract Files
How to Download Files/FoldersSelect the files you want to download, then right click (Windows) or command + click (Mac) and click Download
How to Upload Files/FoldersStep 1 - Go into the folder you want to upload files to
Step 2 - Click the Upload icon in the top left
Step 3 - Either click Select File or drag and drop files to upload them. Click Go Back once that's complete.
How to Show Hidden FilesStep 1 - Click the Settings button
Step 2 - Tick the Show Hidden Files box then click Save