What is file manager and how to use ?

File manager allows you to fully manage file system within the hosting space. You can browse, copy, move, rename, delete files and folders; change files and folders permissions; create new files and folders; upload, zip, unzip files through your web browser. Frankly speaking, there is no necessity in FTP as it could be completely replaced by file manager.

  • Go to the control panel URL.
  • Enter Username/password.
  • Click on the “Sign In” button.
  • Click on the “File Manager” Icon.
  • Click on Domain name >> wwwroot.


  • To upload new files click on the “Upload” button.


  • To create new text file click on the“Create File” button.


  • To create new folder click on the “Create Folder” button.


  • To zip files and folders, select them in files list.
  • Click on the “Zip” button.


  • To copy selected files and folders click on the “Copy” button.


  • Click on the "lock" icon to assign read/write permission to a file/folder.



View this explanatory video to easily understand the process of using File Manager in the WebsitePanel.


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