How to display hidden files in FileZilla

If you can’t find those all important files, and you know for sure they exist, it might be that your FTP client isn’t set to display hidden files.

Here’s how to do it in FileZilla:

  • in Version 2.x it’s in VIEW – SHOW HIDDEN FILES (2nd option from the top)

After a quick refresh (or hit F5), you should see all those hidden files.

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