By default, when using cPanel's File manager, it will not display hidden files and folders until you enable the option to show the hidden files. Hidden file and folder names start with a dot (.) such as: .htaccess, .htpasswd, .bashrc
How to show hidden file and folders in cPanel's File Manager
- Login to your cPanel control panel. under the Files section of cPanel, click the File Manager icon. A new window will pop up.
- If the pop-up box does not appear, click the "Settings" button to the top right corner while using File Manager then select Show Hidden Files (dotfiles) and save!