Create a Directory using cPanels File Manager

This guide will explain how to create a directory using cPanel’s File Manager.

File Manager allows to manage a websites files directly from a web browser

TL;DR Directories can be created in cPanel’s File Manager via cPanel > File Manager > + Folder > Enter Directory Name > Create New Folder


To complete this will require having a cPanel account

How to create a directory in cPanel's File Manager

Step-by-Step Guide

1/ Search for File Manager

In cPanel search for ‘File Manager’ in the top right search bar and click on File Manager from the search results

2/ Click on + Folder

In the top left of the File Manager interface click on the + Folder option

3/ Enter File Name

Enter the directory name and click on Create New Folder

2/ New Folder Created

The new directory will be now be listed in File Manager

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A new directory will have been created, this will have been added into the directory that shows on the right hand side of the File Manager interface