Your website files/web pages must be uploaded within the public_html folder. One of the ways of uploading website files/web pages is using cPanel File Manager. The other uploading method is (FTP) File Transfer Protocol - click here to learn how to upload files/web pages using FTP.
Uploading website files using cPanel File Manager
Navigate to cPanel login page by directly typing https://james.uswebhost.com:2083/
Enter your username and password. Click the blue login button (pictured below) to log in to the main cPanel page.
Once you’re logged in, locate the "File" section of cPanel. Within, there is "File Manager." Click on the "File Manager" button.
In the “File Manger” section, locate the folder, public_html and click to open folder.
In public_html directory click the Upload link at the top of the File Manager. This will open an upload page in a new tab.
Drag and drop your file into the window, or click Select File to browse your computer for the file you want to upload. If an upload file already exists you will be prompted if you want to overwrite file/s.
Your file will then upload. You will see a "100%" message when the upload completes.
Click the Go Back link to return to the File Manager.
Refresh your File Manager by clicking the Reload link at the top middle of the File Manager. You should then see the file listed in the File Manager now.
Click here to learn how to upload web files using FTP method.