File manager lets you upload, download and manage your files in your DomainsFoundry web space using just your web browser.

How-to access cPanel File Manager

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Click File Manager.
    cPanel File Manager

What directory should I choose?

  • To see all your files choose Home Directory.
  • To view your website files choose Web Root.

How do I upload a file in File Manager?

  1. Open the directory where you wish to upload your file. In most cases this is public_html
    public_html directory shown in cPanel File Manager
  2. Click Upload.
  3. Drag and drop the file you wish to upload or click Select File to browse to the file you wish to upload. Once you have selected a file a progress bar will appear showing you the status of your upload.

What is the maximum file size I can upload in File Manager?

You can upload files up to the size of your hosting account’s free space. For example, if you have 10GB free space you can upload a 10GB file. Please note, large files may take a long time to upload depending on your network upload speed. You may wish to use FTP instead.

How can I delete a file in File Manager?

  • Select your file.
  • Click or tap Delete.

How can I unzip or extract an archive in File Manager?

  • Select your archive file.
  • Click or tap Extract.
  • Choose where you want to extract the files to.
  • Click or tap Extract File(s).

What archive types can I extract or create in File Manager?

.zip, .gz, .bz2