Unzipping Files Using Cloud Sites File Manager

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As we learned in Uploading Files in Cloud Sites File Manager, you can unzip files or upload zipped files during the upload process. The Cloud Sites File Manager makes this process easy and it takes only a few clicks of your mouse! Let’s see how below.

  1. Log into the Cloud Sites File Manager.
  2. Click on the upload icon upload icon from the menu at the bottom of the page.upload icon highlighted
  3. Select Upload zip… from the pop-up menu.upload zip highlighted
  4. A pop-up window will appear of your computer files, select the zip file you wish to upload and click Open.
  5. Next, choose to upload the file as a zip file or upload and unzip from the pop-up that appears.upload pop-up
  6. Once the file is uploaded, you will see it in the directory in the File Manager.zip file showing in directory

Managing File Permissions in Cloud Sites File Manager

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You can determine the visibility and execution of files on your site through the Cloud Sites File Manager. In just a few clicks, you can allow permission to view, read, and execute any file you wish.

Tip: File permissions are different than user permissions. If you’re looking to change an FTP user’s permissions in Cloud Sites, that can be accomplished in the FTP section of your Cloud Sites control panel.
  1.  Log into the Cloud Sites File Manager.
  2. From the home page of the file manager, highlight the file you want to edit permissions on by selecting it with your mouse.file highlighted
  3. Click on the key icon  in the menu at the bottom of the page.key icon highlighted in menu at bottom of page
  4. A pop-up will appear with the permissions options. You can check the appropriate box or enter the octal permissions in the Manual section. Save your changes by clicking OKgif showing changing permissions
  5. Now, when you go back to the file manager home page, you will see the permissions changed. file permissions highlighted

Editing Files Using Cloud Sites File Manager

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Once you upload your website and database files to your site using the Cloud Sites File Manager, you may want to edit them from time-to-time. Forget opening that external text editor! Use the Cloud Sites File Manager edit function and edit to your heart’s content and have the changes save immediately, making simple changes to your site and files as easy as 1-2-3! Continue reading “Editing Files Using Cloud Sites File Manager”

Uploading Files Using Cloud Sites File Manager

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Now that you’ve seen how to log into the Cloud Sites File Manager, let’s explore some of the functionality. One of the most used functions of the file manager is uploading files. Instead of using an FTP client to upload files to your site, you can now manage these uploads right within your control panel. Continue reading “Uploading Files Using Cloud Sites File Manager”

Introducing Cloud Sites File Manager

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Introducing the newest feature to our Cloud Sites product, the Cloud Sites File Manager. The Cloud Sites File Manager provides you the ability to upload, edit, delete, and backup your website files through one, easy interface. No more need for an external FTP client to manage your files, just log into our file manager and start getting to work! Continue reading “Introducing Cloud Sites File Manager”

How to Access cPanel File Manager

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Understanding Menu Items in File Manager

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Understanding File Structure in File Manager

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This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel’s File Manager.

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How To Create New Files and Folders in File Manager

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This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel’s File Manager.

  1. Click on New File.filemgr-cpanel-4-new-scene02_1

    Leave the public_html path as it is because we always need to upload files in this folder. You will learn how to upload files in subfolders a little later.

  2. Type the file name here.filemgr-cpanel-4-new-scene03_1
  3. Then click Create New File.filemgr-cpanel-4-new-scene04_1

    Your file has been created successfully.

  4. Let’s create a new folder now. Click on New Folder.filemgr-cpanel-4-new-scene05_1
  5. Type the folder name here.filemgr-cpanel-4-new-scene06_1
  6. Please type the path where you want to create this new folder.In this case, we will keep it as it is.filemgr-cpanel-4-new-Scene6a
  7. Click Create New Folder to continue.filemgr-cpanel-4-new-Scene6b

    Your folder was created successfully.

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    You can also see it in the left margin.

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How To Copy and Move Files in File Manager

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This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel’s File Manager.

  1. Select the file you want to copy. Let’s select testfile.html.filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene02_1
  2. Click on Copy.filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene03_1
  3. Please type the file destination, in this case, we will use the “test” folder, then click on Copy File(s).filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene04_1

    You have successfully copied the file. To check it, either double click on the “folder name” in the right margin, or single click on the “folder name” in the left margin.

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    It’s there. You have successfully copied the file.

  4. Now let’s Move newtest.html to thepublic_html folder. Select newtest.html, and click Move file.filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene07_1
  5. Make sure your path is public_html only. Now click on Move file(s).filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene08_1
  6. Notice that the newtest.html file is gone from this list. To confirm that it has moved to public_html, click it in the left margin.filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene10_1

    Congratulations, you have successfully moved the file. You can also copy multiple files by simply pressing the control key, selecting them and dragging the files to the destination folder in the right margin. Or you can move a single file by just dragging it to the destination folder in the left margin.