Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client alternatives, online file managers have always been slow and poorly featured. Nevertheless, when using the File Manager featured in the unlimited service company Web Control Panel, you will not only have a quick, responsive and easy–to–work–with file administration client, but also an app that will make a 3rd party FTP application unnecessary. Have a look at a few of the features that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The least complicated way to add data files
Publishing files with an FTP client is an out–of–date and really unsafe way of relocating files from your desktop computer or notebook to a web hosting server. For this reason, we have integrated drag–and–drop data file publish support in the File Manager. Just pull the data files that you want to add from your PC into your Internet browser and they’ll start to publish in your website hosting profile through a safe SSL connection.
You don’t need to deploy any additional software package, browser extensions or web apps. The drag–and–drop functionality operates just as well on Windows, Mac or Linux.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file administration options readily available
We’ve given our best to make the File Manager as easy–to–use as possible, so you’ll be able to make alterations for your files. Besides the typical control bar towards the top of the web page, we have furthermore integrated right–click context menus with all the common file managing possibilities. Simply click on a file or directory and pick the actions you want within the list that will pop–up.
You can actually rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you choose with a click of the mouse. In the event you click on a folder, it’s also possible to make a different directory or file within it.
The right–click option is also available whenever you pick numerous files or folders simultaneously.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
In contrast to most file management interfaces as well as FTP clients, the unlimited service company Web Control Panel offers a way to archive/unarchive files much faster. It is really intuitive. To get a folder reduced to a small size, all you need to do is choose it and then click the Compress button. To unwrap the belongings of an archived folder in your web hosting account, pick it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager uses many file extensions, including .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The fastest solution to customize your files
The File Manager helps you to manage your files entirely on the hosting server never having to download, transform after which re–upload them. It’s possible to change your files instantly on the Internet, by using the internal editors. We provide a code editor using syntax highlighting for your .JS or .PHP files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, along with a regular text editor for more experienced customers.
You can access every single file editor using the right–click context menus. All of the changes produced to the files will be shown right away online – you’ll be able to directly preview them within the browser.
A logical folder structure
Your files organized in a straightforward manner
All of the files in your hosting account are neatly sorted into folders. Each host has its own primary folder, which uses the file structure you have pre–set. This way, it is really not difficult to take care of all of your current hosts from a single place without chance of becoming lost or perplexed.
By default, you will see all the hosts placed in a table and if you mouse–click once on a specific host, you will see all the sub–folders and files pertaining to it. By clicking two times, you will visit a page that’s dedicated to that host exclusively. An additional way to open the folder related to a particular host and to use it exclusively, is to use the drop–down menu at the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Take care of your data with just a click
The unlimited service company File Manager has been made in such a way to make you feel similarly to employing the file explorer on your PC. It functions a way to drag your files and to drop them with a preferred area and reveals all of the obtainable edit alternatives on clicking the right mouse button. Additionally, the tool has a built–in file preview solution as well as other file editors allowing you to change your files instantly straight from your Web Control Panel.
Also, we have bundled a couple of file management posts and how–to training videos to guide you rather quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change a number of files simultaneously
The File Manager can help you save lots of time when you use numerous files. You’ll be able to choose multiple files simultaneously and apply a desired action to them just like you do with your desktop computer or laptop. To select arbitrary files at the same time, just click the Control key, and to pick a pair of adjacent files, use the Shift key. It is that straightforward.
Once you’ve picked the files, you can actually automatically move them to an additional spot using the drag & drop option. With the help of the right–click context menu and also the buttons on top of the file table, you’ll be able to apply multiple other activities – you’ll be able to copy, rename, delete, download and modify your files, alter file permissions, etcetera.
1–click password protection options
The ultimate way to protect your information
Password protection is the best way to control the admittance to a certain part of your website that you do not plan to be visible to every one. As an example, this can be a safe members’ area or a location with copyrighted data that you want just a number of customers to access.
Through the File Manager you can easily password–guard your website as well as a specified directory inside it with a click of the mouse. Simply right–click a directory, choose Password Protection and specify your user name and pass word. It is not necessary to address .htaccess files as well as to come up with any extra configurations. In the future, simply the site visitors who have your login name and security password will be able to access your website.