Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client substitutes, web file management tools have always been slow and poor in features. Nevertheless, with the File Manager built in the DomainHosting Online Control Panel, you won’t only employ a speedy, responsive and easy–to–work–with file administration interface, but also an instrument that will make a third party FTP software unneeded. Have a look at several of the options that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Move files to your web pages with no trouble
The File Manager in your Online Control Panel features a fast, drag’n’drop function that will let you move data files between your PC and your website hosting account with no need to employ an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client. You can easily pull files from your PC and drop them in your Online Control Panel with a click of the mouse by using a secure SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop characteristic is built–into the Online Control Panel, so that you will not need to mount any third–party software to apply it. It will also work on all popular Operating Systems, so all you have to do to use it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Discover the whole set of available file managing options with merely a click
Because of the right–click menus that we have included in the File Manager, you will be able to modify your files in a time and effort saving manner. Just click on a file or directory and with the panel that will pop up, select the action that you’d like. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete just about any chosen file. If you click on a folder, you will also see the option to make a brand new sub–folder or file inside it.
If you choose many different files or directories, you will be able to apply identical procedures to all of them concurrently.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
Not like most file management interfaces and FTP clients, the DomainHosting Online Control Panel has a way to archive/unarchive files quicker. It is well–designed. To have a folder reduced to a small size, just pick it and then click the Compress button. To open the belongings of an archived directory inside your cloud hosting account, select it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager supports a range of file extensions, like .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Integrated file editors
Absolutely no third–party applications are required
We have integrated a pair of file editors in the Online Control Panel so you’re able to create quick and simple adjustments in your files without the need to make use of third–party software packs. Within the File Manager you will find a WYSIWYG editor that will assist you monitor all the current changes which you generate immediately, a code editor that features syntax displaying for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and a plain text editor for more competent users. All the changes you generate and keep are going to be shown automatically online.
You have access to the file editors making use of the buttons near the top of the file table and also by right–clicking a selected file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted with a straightforward approach
The File Manager shows all files and directories in an easy–to–understand alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files related to the many hosts are structured inside individual directories that are referred to as after their respective domains, in order for you to incredibly easy recognize them. This is really useful in maintaining a great number of web sites concurrently. There isn’t any probability to stray or to feel baffled amidst the multitude of files and directories with your web hosting account.
To get into the files within a host, just select it from the drop–down options menu at the top of the file table. Alternatively, you can double–click on its folder and you’ll be quickly transported to a table listing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
Be in charge of your files with a mouse–click
The DomainHosting File Manager was made in such a manner as to help you feel similarly to using the file explorer on your computer. It has a way to drag your files and then to drop them in a preferred location and indicates all of the accessible edit alternatives after clicking the right computer mouse button. At the same time, the tool comes with an incorporated file preview option and various file editors to guide you manage your files in real time directly from your Online Control Panel.
Additionally, we have incorporated a group of file management posts and how–to training videos to guide you quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Transform a wide range of files simultaneously
It is simple to manage a great number of files simultaneously using the multi–selection capability of the DomainHosting File Manager. All you should do is simply press the Control key and click on the files or directories that you want to pick. If you’d like to select a group of files/folders in a row at once, pick the first file/folder, hold down the Shift key after which click on the final file or folder inside the set.
If you have chosen the desired files/folders, you may either drag them to a specific location, or apply diverse actions to them using the right–click context menu or maybe the buttons near the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to protect your details
There’s one widespread route to shield a directory with a security password – by making an .htaccess file. If, however, you are not technologically competent sufficiently, you will have trouble doing it on your own. To help with making things straightforward, we’ve included a convenient–to–use password protection interface to the File Manager readily available within the Online Control Panel.
To make use of this option, just right–click on a folder and choose Password Protection. After that set the user name plus the password that you would like to apply and then press the button. That’s it. Now the selected folder is going to be concealed by the standard users and will also be accessible to previously approved account owners.