Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software alternatives, web–based file management tools have always been sluggish and poorly featured. Still, with the File Manager included in the Affordable Web Hosting for Small Business Online Control Panel, you won’t just have a speedy, responsive and easy–to–work–with file administration software, but also an instrument that will make a 3rd party FTP program unneeded. Check out a few of the characteristics that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer data files to your webpages easily
The File Manager in your Online Control Panel offers a swift, drag–and–drop capability that will allow you to transfer files between your personal computer and your hosting account without the need to use an FTP client. You can easily drag files from your computer and drop them in your Online Control Panel with a mouse–click using a protected SSL connection.
The drag–and–drop function is incorporated into the Online Control Panel, therefore, you don’t have to mount any third party computer software to employ it. It will also work on all major Os’s, so all you have to do to use it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
All file control choices in front of you
We’ve always given our best to make File Manager as easy–to–use as feasible, so you can easily produce changes to your files. In addition to the traditional control bar towards the top of the webpage, we have now also integrated right–click contextual menus with all the current common file managing options. Simply click on a file or directory and select the activity that you like within the collection that will show up.
You can easily rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you choose using a mouse–click. In the event you click a directory, you should also establish a completely new folder or file in it.
The right–click choice is also available if you select many different files or folders at the same time.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
Unlike the majority of file management interfaces as well as FTP clients, the Affordable Web Hosting for Small Business Online Control Panel features a way to archive/unarchive files much more quickly. It is well–designed. To get a directory shrunk to a small size, just select it and click on the Compress button. To open the belongings of an archived folder within your cloud hosting account, pick it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager supports numerous file extensions, which include .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The quickest approach to change your files
The File Manager allows you to alter your files directly on the web hosting server with no need to download, change and then re–upload them. You can actually modify your files instantly on the Internet, working with Affordable Web Hosting for Small Business’s internal editors. We offer a code editor provided with syntax emphasizing for your .JS or .PHP files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, as well as a standard text editor for the more experienced end users.
You have access to each file editor using the right–click contextual menus. All of the alterations produced to the files will be shown at once online – it’s possible to directly examine them inside your browser.
A logical folder structure
Your files structured inside a simple manner
If you are working with a lot of different websites simultaneously, it is crucial that you have everything sorted out. With many other File Managers, modifying a lot of different sites inside the exact same hosting account is extremely challenging. Using our File Manager, you will find that it’s actually pretty easy. Every site does have its own directory, that you can straight away identify, and all the files associated with the specific website are placed there.
And also to make everything even easier, we have a drop–down navigation from which it’s easy to choose on exactly which host you want to work in the File Manager. Our intelligent system will take you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
Control your files with just a click
The Affordable Web Hosting for Small Business File Manager was made in such a way to make you feel just like employing the file explorer on your desktop. It provides you with an option to drag your files and then to drop them in a preferred location and reveals all the available modification options after clicking the right mouse button. Additionally, the tool has a built in file preview solution and various file editors that will assist you revise your files in real time from your Online Control Panel.
Furthermore, we have integrated a set of file management articles and how–to video lessons to guide you to rather quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change many files at the same time
It is simple to manage many files concurrently employing the multi–selection ability of the Affordable Web Hosting for Small Business File Manager. Everything you should do is just press the Control key and then click on the files or directories you want to pick. If you’d like to choose a selection of files/folders in a row at once, pick the first file/folder, click the Shift key and then pick the last file or folder in the collection.
When you have selected the desired files/folders, you can drag them to a distinct place, or employ various actions to them making use of right–click context menu or the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to secure your details
If you wish to password–protect a folder on your site, you will need to create an .htaccess file manually. Expectedly, this is time–absorbing and sophisticated if you’re not an expert in hosting. With the File Manager, you can create a password–protected directory and conceal its items from the general public with a few clicks.
All you have to do is right–click a folder, pick out Password Protection after which click on the Add option. After that simply state a login name together with a password. No more setup is required and there is no reason to handle an .htaccess file. Our system will handle every little thing for you.