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Edit a File Using File Manager – cPanel

Lear How to Edit a File Using File Manager – cPanel. Editing an existing file through File Manager allows you to make immediate changes to your website without having to upload a new version of the file. This editor is used with plain text files, such as configuration files.


Video tutorial – Edit a File Using File Manager – cPanel


Step-by-step tutorial – Edit a File Using File Manager – cPanel

  1. File Manager

    Login to cPanel.
    Tutorial: login from the Client Area or the direct link.

    Find the Files section and click the File Manager link.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - edit

  2. Edit file

    Select the file that you want to edit.
    Click the Edit button in the Task Bar.
    or 
    Right-click and select the Edit option in the drop-down menu.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - edit

  3. Edit Window

    Select the character set encoding that the file uses. The default is utf-8 (Unicode).
    Click the Edit button.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - edit

  4. Editor page

    File Editor page opens, ready for editing.
    When finished, click the Save Changes button.
    Click the Close button.
    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - edit

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