Edit text/config file with File Manager

When You need to edit some configuration file or a web-page file, it is not necessary to download it, edit it and then upload it back.

You can use the integrated Text editor or Code Editor within cPanel's File Manager.

After you are logged in cPanel interface, navigate to "Files" tab, and click on "File Manager" icon.

File Manager Icon

To unhide hidden, configurational files, click on "Settings" on the upper-right corner.

cPanel File MAnager

Then tick the "Show hidden Files" checkbox, and click Save

cPanel File Manager - Show hidden Files

Now all hidden files are visible. To edit a file, right-click on it, and select the preferred editor (Text or Code edit):

cPanel File Manager - edit file

Example of .htaccess file:

cPanel - Example of .htaccess file

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