How do I change my file permissions?

You can change the permissions on individual files, meaning you can choose who can read, write and execute your files.

To change permissions of files on your hosting, you can change your file permissions by following the instructions below:

If purchased after July 2020

Step 1 of 6

Start by logging in to your Control Panel and scroll down to ‘Web Hosting’. From there, select ‘Manage’.

Manage Web Hosting

Step 2 of 6

On the next page, select ‘Manage’ for the account you wish to use.

Web Hosting Manage

Step 3 of 6

Select the three-dot icon for the package you want to edit. From there, choose ‘Settings’ from the drop-down menu that appears.

cPanel Admin

Step 4 of 6

Select File Manager from your account dashboard.

Step 5 of 6

On the next page, find the file or directory whose permissions you want to modify, and select Permissions.


Step 6 of 6

Make your necessary changes and select Change Permissions to confirm them.
Change Permissions

If purchased before July 2020

Step 1 of 5

Login to your 123 Reg control panel.

Step 2 of 5

Scroll down to the Web Hosting section and click the Manage button.



Step 3 of 5

Scroll down to the Files section and click the File Manager button.

Step 4 of 5

From the File Manager, select the file you wish to change the permissions on and press the CHMOD icon.

Step 5 of 5

Here you will be able to change the permissions of your file, when you have made your changes press the Savebutton.