Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, web file management tools have always been sluggish and poor in features. Yet, using the File Manager built in the Hostinity Web Hosting Control Panel, you won’t just employ a quick, responsive and user–friendly file management interface, but also a tool that will make a third–party FTP program unneeded. Take a look at a few of the options that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer files to your websites without any difficulty
The File Manager in your Web Hosting Control Panel features a swift, drag’n’drop functionality that will assist you to transfer data files between your computer and your web hosting account with no need to work with an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You could drag files from your computer and drop them in your Web Hosting Control Panel with a mouse–click by using a protected SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop characteristic is built–into the Web Hosting Control Panel, so you don’t have to mount any third party software pack to take full advantage of it. It will also work on all major Os’s, so all you need to do to employ it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Discover all of the easily accessible file control possibilities with only a click
Due to the right–click menus we’ve included on the File Manager, you can manage all of your files incredibly easy. Just click on a file or folder and with the panel which will appear, select the action that you want. You can rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any selected file. If you click a folder, additionally, you will see the solution to make a brand new sub–folder or file within it.
Whenever you choose many different files or folders, it’s possible to apply the exact same measures for all of them concurrently.
Manage huge files conveniently
Thanks to the internal archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager helps you to work with enormous files without having to use FTP. You can reduce the size of a folder into a compact size by simply clicking on the Compress button or gain access to the items in an archived directory by using the Extract button. When compressing a directory or a selection of files, you will be able to decide on the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) along with the name of the archive file.
Integrated file editors
No third–party applications are required
We’ve enclosed a number of file editors in the Web Hosting Control Panel to assist you come up with quick and easy adjusts to your files without needing to implement third–party software. In the File Manager there is also a WYSIWYG editor that will assist you keep an eye on all the changes that you create live, a code editor that boasts syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, together with a plain text editor for more expert customers. All the changes that you generate and save can be shown right away online.
You have access to the file editors using the buttons at the top of the file table and / or by right–clicking a certain file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All of your files structured with a simple way
When you are handling a large number of websites at the same time, it’s crucial for you to have everything sorted. With many other File Managers, modifying a number of websites in the same website hosting account can be quite difficult. With the File Manager, you will find that it’s actually rather easy. Every web site does have its own folder, which you’ll at once recognize, and all the files pertaining to the given website are placed there.
And also to make everything so much easier, we have a drop–down menu from where it’s easy to pick on exactly which host you want to work in the File Manager. Our clever system will lead you there in no time.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager devised for the general public
Most online File Managers are slow and difficult to make use of. They supply modest options and are not really simple to use. We hope to improve that by means of the Hostinity File Manager. It is designed to be user–friendly and to appear to be something you you’re already familiar with – the File Manager on your computer.
All of its functions, the drag–and–drop file upload solutions, the right–click context menus, the inbuilt file editors, etcetera are available for a single purpose – to help make maintaining your web site(s) less of a challenge.
Work with multiple files
Transform different files simultaneously
When using the Hostinity File Manager, you can actually choose many different files or directories like you do on your personal computer. Simply press the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the desired files/folders. Or, to pick a considerable amount of files/folders simultaneously, simply click a single file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any file or folder.
When you have chosen all the files that you need, you are able to drag them to a distinct folder, or take advantage of the right–click context menu to check out a summary of the available features.
1–click password protection options
The ultimate way to shield your data
Password protection is the perfect route to limit the admittance to an important element of your website you do not wish to be exposed to everyone. As an example, this could be a safe and secure members’ spot or a place with copyrighted data that you like exclusively particular individuals to view.
In the File Manager you can easily password–protect your website as well as a certain directory within it with merely a mouse–click. Simply right–click a directory, pick Password Protection and fill in your login name and also pass word. You don’t have to deal with .htaccess files or to come up with any extra configurations. In the future, merely the website visitors which have your login name and password will be able to access your site.