January 2, 2020
January 2, 2020
The file manager is one of the features you will find in hPanel. If you’re wondering how to use Hostinger’s File Manager and what its functions are, this article will provide the guidance you need. Keep reading!
File Manager is a tool that allows you to control your site’s content through HTTP instead of FTP clients, SSH, or 3rd party applications. Uploading, editing, creating, changing file permissions, deleting files and directories, as well as extracting archives are some of the few tasks that you can do with this tool.
Hostinger’s File Manager is located under the Files category, which you can find faster using the search feature. By default, it will open the public_html directory that holds all the website files for your domain. Whenever someone visits your website, the server will display the content of this folder. Now that we know how to locate Hostinger’s File Manager let’s explore its components!
To better understand how Hostinger’s File Manager works, we will split it into four sections and analyze each one in more detail.
The navigation menu is on the left side of the screen. It allows you to see your current location and quickly jump through different directories within your account. The highlighted folder shows which one you are currently working on. In this case, it is public_html.
At the top-right corner of the Hostinger File Manager, you will see a variety of bar buttons. Let’s quickly overview what functions they provide from left to right:
The file management area in Hostinger’s File Manager lists the available files and folders in your working directory alongside the details of their sizes, creation dates, and permissions.
The context menu will be activated once a specific file or directory is selected. The same function can also be achieved by right-clicking. Let’s see what each of these functions does from left to right:
In this short tutorial, we have learned how to use Hostinger’s File Manager through its functions and features. It is a convenient and efficient tool for data management that every website enthusiasts will find useful.
If you have any tips or tricks on using this tool that you wish to share, feel free to do so in the comments below!
July 20 2017
there is no file manger option in files.. it all have only file manger2 option.if i click it then it redirects to this site
November 13 2017
where is the settings option in file manager? I want to use .htaccess which is hidden and can access by unhiding it from settings.
July 09 2020
how can i extract the file in folder not from import website
Replied on July 14 2020
Hey there! You can extract it by first uploading it directly via file manager, or via an FTP client, and then extracting it by right clicking on it and clicking Extract :)