HostGator Disk Space Usage
Hosting companies offer a specific amount of disk space and a specific amount of bandwidth. So it's important that you check your disk space usage and bandwidth utilization report regularly. Just make sure that you have enough disk space to store the files needed in the future.
At HostGator, you can find out how much disk space you have used and how much is free. Disk space usage feature is useful for those clients who have limited disk space allocated. HostGator offers unlimited disk space. You don't need to worry about checking the disk space in HostGator. In case, if you want to check your disk space usage the feature is still there. Let me show you how you can check your disk space usage.
Here are the steps you need to follow.
1) Login to HostGator cPanel using your username and password.
2) Scroll down and go to Files section. There find the button named Disk Space Usage. Click on Disk Space Usage button.
On this screen, you can see the graphical view of disk space usage. Here you can find out how much space each directory has blocked. You can also find the space information about hidden directory and files.
On the same page, when you scroll down, you can get the same information in written format. You can exactly find out how much space is utilized by each directory in your home directory. The list is sorted by names. You also have an option to sort the list by size. So if you want to find out which directory is using maximum space then you should select disk usage check box.
Then the list is sorted by size. The maximum disk space using directory is kept on the top and the lowest disk space using directory is at the bottom of the list.
I hope now you know how to check and find out the information about disk space usage in your HostGator account. I hope you enjoyed this article. There are many other articles which explain how to manage your HostGator account. Please feel free to explorer more articles.
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