Simple Tutorial: Using eXtplorer To View or Change Your CHMOD Settings

If you are using Joomla CMS then you can view and change your CHMOD settings easily using the (free)  "eXtplorer" component for Joomla. If you are not using eXtplorer, or Joomla, then the process should still be similar (for example, in CPanel you can right-click a file to change the CHMOD permissions too).

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(Note: To learn more about CHMOD settings, please see our article "CHMOD Explained (with free CHMOD Calculator Tool)"..... the CHMOD calculator makes it much easier for beginners to learn about CHMOD settings, too....)

Using eXtplorer makes it very easy to view & change your CHMOD Settings  & permissions. To change them all you need to do is go into eXtplorer and:

 

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1./ Select a file or folder by right-clicking on it, then select the "Change CHMOD Rights" option from the list (See Screenshot #1 below).

Screenshot #1

Tutorial: Using eXtplorer To View or Change CHMOD Settings in Joomla
eXtplorer screenshot

2./ You will then be presented with a pop-up box which will allow you to modify your CHMOD settings (see screenshot #2 below).

Screenshot #2

Tutorial: Using eXtplorer To View or Change CHMOD Settings in Joomla
eXtplorer screenshot showing chmod selector box

3./ Select your desired permission settings, then press save & you're done!