When you are designing a website, it is very important to know how to work with your files. This includes creating, editing, uploading and moving them. There are several ways to accomplish this such as using the File Manager in cPanel, an HTML editor, or an FTP client.

We are assuming you are familiar with your website's file location, here is a link to an article that explains the directory structure in deeper detail.

How to Create a New File:

At times you may need to create a file, such as test.php, or an index.html file. Here is a link to our full guide on: 
How to create a new file using File Manager, Notepad++ and FileZilla.

How to Edit a File:

After a file is created, there are several ways to modify the file, which are covered in the following guides.

Edit a file using File Manager.

Edit a file using FTP (FileZilla).

Edit a file using an HTML Editor (Notepad++).

 

How to Upload a File:

Uploading a file is the process of transferring a file from your local or home computer to your hosting account with WebHosting Hub. The following articles explain how to accomplish this:

Uploading in File Manager.

Uploading using FTP (FileZilla).

Uploading in Notepad++

 

How to Move Files:

There are several ways to move files on your hosting account, below are guides on how to accomplish that:

Moving Files using the Cpanel File Manager.
Moving Files using the FileZilla FTP client.

 

Congratulations, now you know how to manage files on your server!

 

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2014-04-26 9:37 pm

I need help with my htaccess file.  I followed the step on the web site and typed in DirectoryIndex default.html.  There is still a problem as the site does not load

Staff
8,912 Points
2014-04-28 11:36 am
Hello Jan,

We are happy to help you edit your .htaccess file, but will need more information to assist you. Can you provide additional information, such as your domain name, and what you are trying to accomplish?

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.
Thank you,

-John-Paul
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2014-06-07 2:29 am

When I open www.bahaypilipinas.com, I encounter this message:

Error 500 - Internal Server Error

An error was encountered while processing your request. Typically this is a temporary condition. Please contact the web site owner for further assistance.

Staff
8,912 Points
2014-06-09 12:52 pm
Hello Tina,

Thank you for your question. When I navigate to your website, I am seeing our default landing page. This means your site is resolving to our servers, but there is no site available in the public_html folder.

Here is a link to our guide on how to "Remove the default Landing or Placeholder Page."

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.
Thank you,

-John-Paul
n/a Points
2014-06-17 12:46 am

Oh that was when I removed WP installation. Now that I reinstalled it, same error message shows. When I installed WP to a subdomain and in another folder, no error is encountered. What is wrong? 

Staff
8,912 Points
2014-06-17 9:57 am
Hello Tina,

Thank you for contacting us. I was able to get your site to work by renaming your php.ini file to "php.ini.old". The php.ini file is used for changing the PHP settings in your account.

Then I copied the sever's default php.ini file to your public_html folder, and the site started working.

Most likely there was a limitation or setting in the php.ini causing the 500 error.

At this time your site should be working, and tested good for me.

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.
Thank you,

-John-Paul
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2014-06-17 10:01 am

T H A N K   Y O U   V E R Y   M U C H , J O H N - P A U L ! Now working ! ! !

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