How to show hidden files such as .htaccess in cPanel using the file manager

Many times you are facing the difficulty to find out some files in your cPanel’s File Manager. So it may be the because you have not upload that file in cPanel or that file has been hide by the cPanel automatically. Such as .htaccess file is the core file of the WordPress which always hide by default. So you will unable to see this file in your File Manager.

In this article we will show you how you can see the hidden files in File Manager via cPanel.

Step1: Login to your cPanel.

Step2: Under Files section click on “File Manager”. A dialog box will appear.

File Manager in cpanel

Step3: In this you need to check the box in front of “Show Hidden Files (dotfiles)”.

Step4: Now click on button.

Now you can see that all your hidden files such as .htaccess file showing in File manager in your public_html folder.