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Changing File Permissions

This article will explain how to change file permissions.

Open File Manager

  1. Log in to your Bluehost Account Manager
  2. Click the Hosting tab from the side navigation menu to the left.
  3. Scroll down to click the CPANEL button under Quick Links.
  4. Locate the Files section, and click the File Manager icon.
  5. Check the View Hidden Files checkbox.

Change Permissions in the File Manager

  1. Click on the file you wish to change permissions for.
  2. Click the change permissions icon at the top of the file manager.
  3. Choose the permissions you would like the file to have
    Note: See the default permissions section if you would like to know the standard or default permissions.
  4. Click Change Permissions

Default Permissions For Files and Folders

Default Permissions For A Folder (755)
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Default Permissions For A File (644)
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