How to Upload Files to HostGator: Step-by-Step Guide

1. Access HostGator Course:

  • Before diving into file uploads, access Ben’s HostGator course for free within his University.
  • Learn essentials like setting up HostGator shared hosting, managing website/email accounts, and optimizing website performance.
  • Visit (link in description) to join the University for free.

2. Navigate to CPanel:

  • Within HostGator, navigate to your website settings and then to Advanced options.
  • Locate and access the CPanel for your website.

3. Access File Manager:

  • Inside CPanel, find and click on the “File Manager” option.
  • Proceed to the “public HTML” directory where your website’s files are stored.

4. Uploading Files:

  • To upload individual files, click on the “Upload” button within File Manager.
  • Choose your file and upload it. Confirm the upload completion (100%).
  • To upload multiple files, compress them on your computer and then upload the compressed file.

5. Extract and Verify:

  • After uploading a compressed file, refresh the File Manager page.
  • Right-click on the compressed file and choose “Extract” to unpack its contents.
  • Verify that your files are successfully uploaded and accessible on your website.

By following these steps, you can efficiently upload files to your HostGator account and manage your website’s content seamlessly. Don’t forget to like and subscribe to Ben’s channel for more insightful tutorials!

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