Setting write permission to App_Data for a Godaddy hosted site

The “App_Data” is the folder where most of your site user data’s fall into. Hence in case of blogs or other site’s that permits user to upload images/videos/files, it would be essential to give write permissions to the “App_Data” folder.


  • You have a godaddy account.
  • You would like to give write permission to “App_Data” folder of the hosted site.


  • Go to your hosted site control panel.
  • Select File Manager
  • Select the folder “App_Data” and set the file permissions.

Go through the screenshots below, they are self explanatory.

Beside the “eye” symbol, you will be able to find a “pen” symbol, indication a read and write permission on the “App_Data” folder.

Hope this post was useful!