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

The File Manager is a powerful tool. You can rename the files or folders of your website through the File Manager.


Renaming Files or Folders via the File Manager

  1. Log in to your Account Manager.
  2. Click Hosting on the left-hand menu.

    Hosting tab

  3. Click the Manage button of your hosting package.

    Manage button

  4. Click File Manager on the left-hand side menu.

    File Manager

  5. Select the file or folder you want to rename, and then click the vertical ellipsis on the far right.
  6. Select Rename from the list of options.

    Rename file or folder

  7. Enter the new filename in the textbox.

    Enter new name

  8. To save, click the check icon.


Renaming Files or Folders via FTP

You can also rename your site's files or folders via an FTP client. To do so, follow the steps below. For this article, we will use FileZilla as an example.

  1. Launch your FTP client, FileZilla, and establish a connection. For instructions, please visit the FTP: How to Connect Using an FTP Client article.
  2. Locate and click on the file or folder you want to rename.
  3. Right-click on the file or folder and select Rename from the list of options. 
  4. Enter a new file name and hit Enter.