How to Create a Web Disk Account in Cpanel

To create a Web Disk account in cPanel, follow the instructions below:


  • On the homepage of your cPanel account, click Web Disk Accounts under Files.

cPanel Account

  • Select a domain from the drop drown menu
  • Enter a login name for the new Web Disk account in the Login text box.

Web Disk Account

  • Enter a password for the new Web Disk account in the Password text box.

Password text box

  • Enter the password for the New Web Disk account again in the Password (Again) text box.

Password text box again

  • Specify the directory which you want to access in your Web Disk account. For example, if you want to access to the root folder, Enter public_html. If you want to access only one folder, Enter public_html/foldername. Replace the foldername with the name of the folder inside the public_html.
  • Click on the Create button.

Create button

  • Click Go Back.
  • Click Access Web Disk.

Access Web Disk

  • Depending on your computer, choose from the drop down menu the operating system of your computer.

Operating System

  • A pop up will prompt you to save the Secure WebDisk.vbs file. Click Save File to download it to your desktop.

WebDisk.vbs file

  • Go to the desktop and click on the Secure WebDisk.vbs file. A pop up will appear on your screen and prompt you for your confirmation to open the file. Click Open.

Desktop Open

  • Next, a Security Alert window will pop up. Click Yes to proceed.

Security Alert

  • Enter your username. The username must be entered in a domain format that you have entered when creating the Web Disk account. For example,

Domain Format

  • Enter the password. Check Remember my password if you don’t want to fill in the username and password everytime you login.

Login Account

  • A new window will pop up on your computer screen. To upload a file, drag and drop the files to the folder. Alternatively, you can also copy a file and paste it in the folder.

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