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

  1. Log in to your account Hosting Dashboard.
    Hosting Dashboard
  2. Click on File Manager in the left pane.
    File Manager
  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
  7. 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 Type Folder Name Example File Name Example
    Letters mywebsite index.html
    Numbers my1stwebsite page1.html
    Hyphens my-website page-1.html
    Underscores my_website page_1.html