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Search in File Manager – cPanel

Learn How to Search for files in File Manager – cPanel. When you are managing a website, there may be times when you need to locate a specific file.


Video tutorial – Search for Files in File Manager – cPanel


Step-by-step tutorial – Search for Files in 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 - search

  2. Search box

    In the Top Right corner, choose from drop-down options:
    – All Your Files
    – Only public_html
    – Current Directory
    to specify where you want to search.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - search

  3. For box

    On the top right, type the name of the file you want to search.
    Click the Go button.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - search

  4. Searching Files

    The search may take some time to complete depending on how many files you have.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - search

  5. Search Results

    In the Search Results window, double-click the file to navigate to its location.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - search

  6. It opens the location of the searched file.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - search

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