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Edit files in my Linux Hosting account

Here's how to use the cPanel File Manager to edit the contents of any text-based files in your Linux Hosting account.

Note: Before making changes, we recommend creating a copy of your files.

  1. Go to your GoDaddy product page.
  2. Under Web Hosting, next to the Linux Hosting account you want to use, click Manage.
    click manage
  3. In the top left-hand corner of the account Dashboard, select File Manager.

    select file manager
  4. In the cPanel File Manager, use the directory tree to browse to the file you want to edit.
  5. Right-click the file and select Edit from the popup menu.
  6. (Optional) Select any encoding options you want to use and then click Edit.
  7. Edit your file, and then click Save Changes.
  8. Click Close to go back to the main File Manager page.

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