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File Management: How to Rename Files and Folders Using File Manager

  1. Log in to your account Hosting Summary.
    Hosting tab
  2. Click on File Manager in the left pane.
    Hosting Summary Menu
  3. Look for the folder or file that you want to rename. Then, click on the three-dot menu on its right side.
    select a file
  4. Select Rename.
    Select Rename
  5. Type in a new name for your file or folder.
    Type a name for your file
  6. Click the checkmark to save.
    Save your work

Important: You cannot rename a file to match another file within the same directory. Likewise, you cannot rename a directory to match another directory within the same location.

Can I Use Special Characters In Folder or File Names

Both your website and File Manager will work best if you limit your characters to the following types:

Allowed Character TypeFolder Name ExampleFile Name Example
Lettersmywebsiteindex.html
Numbersmy1stwebsitepage1.html
Hyphensmy-websitepage-1.html
Underscoresmy_websitepage_1.html

 
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