What is Filegator?

FileGator is a free, open-source, self-hosted web application for managing files and folders. You can manage files inside your local repository folder (on your server’s hard drive) or connect to other storage adapters (see below). If allowed, users can download multiple files or folders at once.

How do I install Filegator?

Download precompiled build

  1. Download: latest release.
  2. Unzip files and upload them to your PHP server.
  3. Make sure your webserver can read and write to filegator/repository/ and filegator/private/ folders.
  4. Set the website document root to filegator/dist/ directory.

How do I access file manager in Hostgator?

How to Access the File Manager

  1. Log into cPanel.
  2. In the FILES section, click File Manager.
  3. This will log you directly into your File Manager for your hosting account.

How do I manage files in Hostgator cPanel?

How to Upload a File Using File Manager

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. In the FILES section, click File Manager.
  3. In the upper right-hand corner, click on Settings.
  4. Select Web Root, Show Hidden Files, and then click Go.
  5. Click to open the folder to which you’d like to upload files.
  6. Click Upload from the top toolbar.

How do I download files from HostGator?

How to Download Full Backup

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. In the Files section, click on the Backups icon.
  3. Under Full Backup, click Download a Full Account Backup.
  4. Under Backups Available for Download, click the link for the backup file you wish to download.
  5. Select a destination on your PC where you would like to save the backup.

What is the use of file manager in cPanel?

cPanel File Manager gives you useful options to quickly manage your files within the cPanel interface. It’s easy to use and it removes the hassles of using FTP. You can create, upload, modify or remove files from this interface.

How do I access files in cPanel?

Accessing File Manager

  1. Log in to your cPanel account.
  2. Scroll to the Files section and click on File Manager.
  3. This will open the File Manager where you will be shown a hierarchical list of your main folders.

Can I upload my own website to Hostgator?

You can begin uploading to your account now by using an FTP Client or cPanel’s File Manager. If you are using an FTP client, put in your site’s IP address under the “FTP address” field. Use the username and password sent to you in your welcome email. FTP always runs on Port 21.

How do I set up a website with Hostgator?

Welcome to HostGator!

  1. Step 1: Determine Your Needs. Getting started with your web hosting account is not complicated.
  2. Step 2: Change Your DNS.
  3. Step 3: Uploading Your Web Site.
  4. Step 4: Note These Useful Links.
  5. Step 5: Get More From Your Hosting Account.
  6. Step 6: Get Help.
  7. Step 7: Manage Your Billing.

How do I download a database backup?

Downloading Database Backup Files (Windows)

  1. Go to Websites & Domains > Backup Manager > More Actions > Database Backup Repository.
  2. In the Database menu, select the database whose backup files you want to browse.
  3. Click the icon corresponding to the database backup file you want to download.

How do I clone a website on HostGator?

Clone Installation Using Softaculous

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Look for the Software section, then click on Softaculous Apps Installer.
  3. Click the Installations box to view all installations.
  4. Locate the installation you wish to clone.
  5. Click the Clone icon beside your website name.