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How to access Hidden files on cPanel?
Posted by Lloyd S on 08 October 2014 05:39 PM

All file names that begin with (dot) such as (.htaccess) are treated as hidden files. To make them accessible, you need to follow 4 easy steps and it won’t even take a minute. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Login to your cPanel.

  2. Under Files section, click on File manager.

  3. You will see a window pop up for directory selection.

  4. Tick the box for “Show hidden files(dotfiles)”.

    cPanel_view _hiddenfiles

That’s it. Your preference has been saved. Go ahead and select the directory that you would like to view and access the hidden file.

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