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How are hidden files displayed in CPanel file manager?

Often you need to edit the .htaccess file, which is one of the most commonly used files in WordPress, and it can be difficult to find it in your web directory. This is because .htaccess is a hidden file, and by default the CPanel file manager these files. These files have the peculiarity that they start with a dot, for example: .htaccess, .cpanel, .ssh, .trash, .htpasswds, etc.

If you need to edit any of these hidden files that are not visible in CPanel file manager, you can view the files by following the steps below:

  1. Log in to your CPanel.

2. go to the "Files" section and select the "File management" menu.

How are hidden files displayed in CPanel file manager?
Click on "File Management" in the cPanel

Click on the "Settings" button located in the upper right corner. This will open a dialog box. In this window, you will see a checkbox that asks if you want to show hidden files. Select this checkbox to show the files and click "Save".

show hidden files in cPanel file manager
Select this check box: Show Hidden Files

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