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cPanel Features: Files and Databases

Files: File Manager. Images. Directory Privacy. Disk Usage. FTP Accounts. FTP Connections. Backup. Backup Wizard. Git Version Control. File and Directory Restoration.
Data Bases: phpMyAdmin. MySQL Databases. MySQL Database Wizard. Remote MySQL.

Using the File Manager Interface with cPanel with Video

cPanel File Manager gives you useful options to quickly manage your files. It’s easy to use and it removes the hassles of using FTP. You can create, upload, modify or remove files from this interface. It also gives the feature of moving files to Trash before permanently deleting them, from which it can be recovered later. Upload, download, create, copy, move, update, edit, view, extract, compress, password protect, search, delete, restore - files, images or folders

How to show hidden files in cPanel File Manager

By default, hidden files (dotfiles) are not displayed in File Manager. The "Show Hidden Files (dotfiles)" option has to be selected in File Manager to view the hidden files.
Login to cPanel as the cPanel user.
Click on the "File Manager" icon.
Click on the "Settings" button in the upper right corner.
Check the "Show Hidden Files (dotfiles)" checkbox.
Click the "Save" button.

At times you may need to allow larger file uploads in File Manager. You may use the information below to increase the file upload size limit of File Manager using Max HTTP submission size, and File upload required free space

Using cPanel's File Manager To Compress Files

This guide will go through how to compress files and directories via File Manager in cPanel.
1. Log into your cPanel account.
2. Browse to cPanel >> File Manager and navigate to the folder used to store the files you want to compress. In this example, we'll use the public_html/Downloads folder seen in the upper left corner of the image below:

File Manager - 11.48 Documentation - cPanel Documentation

When you edit a file with Edit, Code Editor, or HTML Editor, a window will appear to confirm the file's character encoding. Use the menu to select the correct character encoding for the file. Then, click Edit to continue.

Using cPanel's File Manager To Extract Files

This cPanel Tutorials will go through how to extract files and directories via File Manager in cPanel
Using File Manager to Upload and Extract Compressed Files

cPanel Tutorials - File Manager Video

This video demonstrates how to use all of the features in cPanel's File manager interface. Related Documentation File Manager

Free Image Resources, Photos Optimizers Color Pickers more

Complete Image Resources, Free Fonts, Icons, Stock Videos, Editors, Mockup Tools, Graphic Design Tools, Color Picker, Image Optimizer Tools. These resources will allow you to find unique fonts, colors, videos, icons and much more.

Images | cPanel & WHM Documentation

The Images interface allows you to modify and manage images that you saved to your account.

Using the Images Interface in cPanel

The cPanel Images feature allows you to modify (Thumbnailer, Scaler, Converter) images on your hosting account. Use this cPanel tool to create thumbnails from images in a directory and store them in a thumbnails subdirectory. Click Thumbnailer to create smaller versions of images (thumbnails).
• For example, create thumbnails to conserve bandwidth on a photo page, where visitors can view smaller previews of your images before you access the larger ones.

Setting Up Directory Privacy with cPanel

This cPanel feature allows you to protect specific directories in your cPanel accounts files. This feature modifies htaccess and htpasswd configurations in order to restrict access to files on your websites. This feature does not protect Directories that user's access via FTP, SFTP, Web Disk, or other services, or when they access files locally.

cPanel Tutorials - Disk Usage Video

This video demonstrates how to use cPanel's Disk Usage interface to view your account's disk space. Music credit:

How to use the Disk Usage Tool in cPanel with Video

The cPanel Disk Usage feature is a very convent way to monitor your hosting accounts available and your used disk spaces.
This interface displays information about your files, your Directories, and how you use your hosting account’s disk space quota.

cPanel Tutorials - FTP Accounts Video

This video walks you through how to upload a file to your cPanel account with FTP.We recorded this video in cPanel & WHM version 76.Related Documentation* FT...

Setting up and using the FTP Interface in cPanel with Video

You can use this feature to create and manage your website files with the File Transfer Protocol or FTP. FTP means "File Transfer Protocol" and refers to a group of rules that govern how computers transfer files from one system to another over the Internet. We use an FTP program for the uploading and downloading of files, images, and databases from our website.

Using the FTP Connections Interface in cPanel

From RSH Web Services. This cPanel feature will displays information about any current connections to your FTP website and allows you to terminate those connections

Creating Backups with cPanel

How to generate a backup of my entire cPanel account from the cPanel interface.
You may use the following procedure to generate a full backup of all of the data in your cPanel account.

Creating Backups of your Website with cPanel

The cPanel backup interface allows you to download and store your complete or part of your website.
We can use the backup feature for transferring your website to a new host.
Newer users may prefer to use the Backup Wizard interface

cPanel Tutorials - Gitweb Video

Videonew Git Version Control feature includes easy access to Gitweb. Gitweb allows you to browse your repositories; view file contents; and review log, c...

Setting up and Using Git Version Control in cPanel with Video

This feature allows you to host Git repositories to maintain any set of files on your cPanel account
You can use Git to maintain any set of files (for example, a website’s files and assets, a software development project, or simple text files). For more information, read cPanel's How to Set Up Git documentation and Git’s Documentation.

Using the File and Directory Restoration Interface in cPanel

This cPanel feature allows you to restore items from local backup sources, you can enter a path or browse through files and directories to access backups. This interface allows you to restore items from only local backup files. If you wish to restore items from remote backup files, you must transfer the desired remote backup files to the local server.

Databases - 11.44 Documentation - cPanel Documentation

The following documents describe the features in cPanel's Databases section. Databases offer a method by which you can manage large amounts of information easily over the web. They are necessary to run many web-based applications (for example, bulletin boards, content management systems, and online retail shops). MySQL Databases. MySQL Database Wizard

Using the phpMyAdmin Feature in cPanel

The phpMyAdmin is a third-party tool that you can use to create, modify, or delete records in a MySQL database. For example, you can use phpMyAdmin to add or delete records in a MySQL database. In cPanel, you can import and export databases using the menu phpMyAdmin, which you can find in the section Databases. Please note, only databases of 50 MB maximum, can be imported/ exported in PhpMyAdmin.

phpMyAdmin Bringing MySQL to the web

phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. phpMyAdmin supports a wide range of operations on MySQL and MariaDB. Frequently used operations (managing databases, tables, columns, relations, indexes, users, permissions, etc) can be performed via the user interface, while you still have the ability to directly execute any SQL statement.

Using the MySQL Database Interface in cPanel with Video

With this cPanel interface you can create, manage, and delete MySQL databases and database users for your website. If you enable database prefixing, a database name may have a maximum of 63 characters, which includes the database prefix and the underscore character. Each additional underscore requires another two characters of that limit.