Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client alternatives, web–based file management tools have always been sluggish and poor in capabilities. Nonetheless, using the File Manager built in the Hosting Shop Online Control Panel, you won’t only have a rapid, responsive and time and effort saving file supervision interface, but also an instrument that will make a third–party FTP software unneeded. Take a look at some of the characteristics that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer files to your websites with no trouble
The File Manager in your Online Control Panel features a swift, drag–and–drop feature that will allow you to move files between your computer and your website hosting profile without the need to employ an FTP client. You can easily drag files from your personal computer and drop them in your Online Control Panel with a click of the mouse through a safe SSL connection.
The drag & drop function is built–into the Online Control Panel, so that you do not need to deploy any third party software package to apply it. It also works well on all popular Operating Systems, so all you have to do to apply it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Find all of the easily accessible file administration possibilities with merely a mouse–click
Due to the right–click menus that we have added to the File Manager, you will be able to edit your files incredibly easy. Simply click on a file or folder and with the panel which will show up, choose the activity you want. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete just about any chosen file. When you click a folder, additionally, you’ll see the option to make a completely new sub–folder or file within it.
If you select multiple files or folders, you’ll be able to use identical actions for all of them simultaneously.
Handle big files incredibly easily
On account of the integrated archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager allows you to deal with enormous files without the need to use FTP. You can easily pack a directory into a compact size by simply clicking on the Compress button or gain access to the contents of an archived directory using the Extract button. When compressing a folder or a list of files, it’s possible to decide on the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and also the name of one’s archive file.
Integrated file editors
Absolutely no third party software is needed
We’ve integrated a set of file editors within the Online Control Panel to help you to create quick and simple modifications to your files and never have to employ any third–party software. Inside the File Manager there is also a WYSIWYG editor that can help you monitor all the changes you create live, a code editor that features syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, together with a plain text editor for more expert customers. Any changes which you generate and keep will be shown quickly on the Internet.
You can access the file editors using the buttons near the top of the file table and / or by right–clicking a given file/folder.
A logical folder structure
Your files structured with a simple to use manner
When you’re in charge of a number of sites simultaneously, it’s crucial that you have every little thing organized. With many other File Managers, updating a lot of websites within the exact same website hosting account can be very challenging. With the File Manager, you will find that it’s in fact pretty simple. Every single web site does have its own directory, which you’ll quickly recognize, and all the files related to the given site are situated there.
And then to make things even easier, you will find a drop–down navigation from where it’s easy to select on which host you would like to work in the File Manager. Our intelligent system will lead you there within seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager designed for real people
Dealing with your files is instinctive and straightforward making use of Hosting Shop Online Control Panel. You will enjoy a file control setting which is not far from your desktop machine’s file explorer. You’ll be able to drag & drop files and handle them with a right click of the mouse. Thanks to the built–in preview option, you can observe photographs exactly like they will appear on the web, and throughout the provided file editors you can make corrections in your files quickly.
If you would like help managing your files, you can consult the enormous variety of articles and how–to video tutorials, that you can access with a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Transform a lot of files concurrently
Using the Hosting Shop File Manager, you can easily select multiple files or folders just like you do on your own computer. Just press the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and click on the wanted files/folders. Or, to pick multiple files/folders simultaneously, just click a single file/folder, hold down the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
When you have selected the whole set of files that you’ll require, you can drag them into a pre–selected folder, or use the right–click context menu to see a listing of the accessible activities.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to guard your details
If you want to password–protect a directory on your web site, you will have to set up an .htaccess file by hand. Having said that, this can be time–demanding and complicated if you aren’t an expert in Linux web hosting. Using our File Manager, you can create a password–secured folder and conceal all its contents from the visitors with a couple of mouse–clicks.
All you have to complete is right–click a folder, pick out Password Protection and then click on the Add option. And then simply define a login name together with a password. No supplemental setup is needed and there’s no reason to manage an .htaccess file. Our system will take care of every little thing on your behalf.