Change File or Folder Permission with cPanel

Permissions and ownership errors

A 403 Forbidden error can also be caused by incorrect ownership or permissions on your files and folders.

Rule of thumb for correct permissions:

Folders: 755
Files: 644

Linux permissions can be represented by numbers, letters, or words. They also include an entry for Owner, Group, and Everyone.

755 stands for Owner: read, write, execute; Group: read, execute; Everyone: read, execute
644 stands for Owner: read, write; Group: read, Everyone: read

How to change file or folder permission using cPanel

1. Login to cPanel.
2. Go to File Manager
3. Go to public_html directory.
4. Right click on the file or folder you want to change permission and select.
5. Click "Change Permissions" Option. And Tick Mark on box for permission.

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