Permissions can be a very important thing when it comes to your hosting account. Some permissions need to be set to allow certain files to write to it. Along with that, some files need to be perfected from writing to it for security. You can change the permissions in many ways.
Using File Manager
One of the easy and basic ways to change the permissions is through File manager in cPanel. To change the permissions for a file or folder in cpanel, please do the following:
1. Click File Manager
2. Click the name of the file for which you would like to change the permissions for.
3. Select the Change Permissions link at the top right of the page.
4. Select the permissions you would like to set for the file.
5. Click Change Permissions
You have just changed the permissions for a file using File Manager.
Connect to FTP. Go to the file and right click. Choose Permissions or Attributes or Properties (depends on your program).
Using SSH or a script
This can be done with chmod command.