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, simply follow the instructions detailed below.

The following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased after July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased after August 2020:

Step 1 of 6

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

General Control Panel

 

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.

Permissions

 

Step 6 of 6

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

 

The following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased before July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased before August 2020:

Step 1 of 5

Log in to your 123 Reg control panel.

 

Step 2 of 5

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

managehosting.jpg

 

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.