cPanel User – Files

In this article we will present cPanel User panel about “Files”. This will help you to understand what every element from “Files” zone do.

File Manager

File ManagerUse the File Manager to quickly manage and navigate your files. This feature allows you to upload, create, remove, and edit files without the hassle of FTP or other third-party applications.


cPanel - ImagesManage the images on your site with the Images feature. You can resize, convert file types, or view your images with this built-in feature.

Directory Privacy

cPanel - Directory PrivacyFormerly Password Protect Directories Use Directory Privacy to limit access to certain resources on your website. Enable this feature to password-protect specific directories that you want to keep private from certain visitors.

Disk Usage

The Disk Usage feature scans your disk and displays a graphical overview of your account’s available space. After you know which files use the most space, you can clean out the clutter.

Web Disk

Web Disk gives you access to your website’s files as if they were a local drive on your computer. Use this feature to edit, navigate, upload, and download files on a remote web server.

FTP Accounts

Use the FTP Accounts interface to manage File Transfer Protocol (FTP) accounts.

FTP Connections

Formerly FTP Session Control
FTP Connections allow you to see who is logged in to your site via FTP. Terminate FTP connections to prevent file access by unwarranted users.


When you use the Backup interface to back up your website, you download a zipped copy of your entire site to your computer (home directory, databases, email forwarders, and email filters).

Backup Wizard

Use the Backup Wizard as a step-by-step guide to assist you and make certain that you do not lose anything important.


Stay tuned, soon we will explain the other zones from cPanel User panel.