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How to Enable File Uploads in cPanel?

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Watch this video for a step by step process on how to enable file uploads in cPanel

Steps to enable file uploads in cPanel:

  • Login to cPanel.
  • Navigate tothe Software section and click on MultiPHP INI Editor.
  • Click on Editor mode.
  • Now, select a domain from this drop-down list.
  • Add this code file_uploads = On at the end of your existing code.
  • Click on Save to save this file.

Steps to create phpinfo file to get the PHP modules for your domain:

  • On the cPanel dashboard, click on File Manager from the FILES section
  • Now, click on the public_html file.
  • To create a new file, click on File.
  • In the New File Name textbox, enter the file name with .php extension. In our case, we have entered the info.php name.
  • Click on Create New File.
  • As you can see the info.php file is created.
  • Now, right-click on the info.php file and select the Edit option.
  • After clicking on the Edit option, one dialogue box appears on the screen which will ask you for Character Encoding.
  • If you don’t want to select any Character Encoding option then click on the Edit button.
  • After clicking on the Edit button, a new window appears in which you need to add this code



and click on the Save Changes button to save this file.

  • Now browse this URL http://domainname/filename.php
  • In our case, the URL is this
  • Navigate to the Core section and you can see the file_uploads is On for Local Value as well as for Master Value.

In this way, you can enable file uploads in cPanel.

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