Just Host Web Hosting Help

File Manager - Uploading Files


This article is part of our File Manager tutorial series. Please see the links below if you are looking for a different explanation of the File Manager.


To upload a file through cPanel's File Manager, please do the following:

  1. Login to cPanel and open the File Manager.
  2. Choose to open Web Root and Show hidden files.

    File Manager - Upload Button

  3. Navigate to the folder where you want the upload to be located.
  4. Click on the Upload icon from the top toolbar

    File Manager - Upload

  5. Click the Browse box (Some web browsers will have a Choose File box instead).
  6. Locate the file on your computer that you wish to upload.
  7. Once the file has been selected, it will automatically upload. You may select additional files while uploads are in progress.
If you are wanting to share your uploaded file publicly, but are unsure of the proper URL, please look at our Finding the URL of a File article.
Knowledgebase Article 114,131 views bookmark tags: cpanel


Was this resource helpful?

Did this resolve your issue?


Please add any other comments or suggestions about this content:





Recommended Help Content

This article will walk you through extracting compressed files using the File Manager.
Knowledgebase Article 77,961 views tags: cpanel filemanager

This article will walk you through copying and moving files using the File Manager.
Knowledgebase Article 104,287 views tags: cpanel filemanager

This article will walk you through creating, removing, and editing files with the file manager.
Knowledgebase Article 104,520 views tags: cpanel filemanager

Related Help Content

There are many ways that you can transfer files and folder to and from your hosting account. We highly recommend using an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) program to quickly upload and download files. We
Getting Started Article 191,844 views tags: file files filezilla manager setup

This article will walk you through navigating the File Manager.
Knowledgebase Article 47,645 views tags: cpanel filemanager

This article will give a basic overview of the File Manager and explain how to access it.
Getting Started Article 291,217 views tags: cpanel filemanager

This article will explain how to utilize GZip through the file manager.
Knowledgebase Article 65,981 views tags:

This article will explain how to utilize the IP Deny Manager tool in cPanel.
Knowledgebase Article 78,334 views tags: block deny ip ips manager

What is the Process Manager? How do I use the Process Manager? Why can I get to my cPanel but homepage does not display?
Knowledgebase Article 85,032 views tags: concurrent connections displaying frozen manager manger process site twenty website

Short tutorial on how to set file and user Permissions in cPanel.
Knowledgebase Article 192,739 views tags: file permission permissions rights

How do I view Thumbnails of images in a directory? How do I scale images? How do I convert an image to a jpg, gif, bmp, or png?
Knowledgebase Article 112,008 views tags: bmp gif images jpg manager png scale thumbnails