How to view hidden files in cpanel

Today  i was helping my friend to fix an issue. In order to fix it i had to edit .htaccess file which is hidden in Cpanel. Luckily i know how to view hidden files but there is another problem.Before telling the problem let me show you a step by step procedure on how to view hidden files in cpanel


Step 1

Login into your cpanel and click on file manager

Step 2

Tick the check box beside Show Hidden Files (dot files) from the pop up window and click GO


When you click on file manager a pop up window appears there will be two check boxes

1 . Show hidden files

2 . Skip this question, and always open this directory in the future when opening File Manager.

Now if a user ticks the second check box while opening file manager then the pop window doesn’t appear from next time. My friend did the same so i need to  find another way to view hidden files. I Google for the solution for few minutes but dint find any and i decided to reset the settings . After searching the whole page i found a link [ reset all interface settings ] at the footer

Now after resetting pop up window will appear when ever we click on file manager

Hope it helped .Would love to hear from you all about the article

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  1. Well, I am sure glad you fixed that little annoying issue for me Kan 😀 <3
    I He<3rts You infinity x infinity dude 😀

  2. Dominor Novus says:

    Is there a way to do it without resetting?

  3. thanks man, I used to ignore this part, “show hidden files and dot files”, but its really important when you need to edit .htaccess files

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