Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, online file managers have always been sluggish and poorly featured. Yet, when using the File Manager integrated in the Sites2Web - Website Hosting Web Site Control Panel, you won’t only have a speedy, intuitive and user–friendly file managing interface, but also a software instrument that will make a third–party FTP program unnecessary. Consider several of the capabilities that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transmit files to your web sites without difficulty
The File Manager in your Web Site Control Panel boasts a fast, drag’n’drop functionality that will assist you to transfer files between your personal computer and your hosting profile without having to work with an FTP tool. You can drag files from your computer and drop them in your Web Site Control Panel with a mouse–click by using a safe SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop feature is included in the Web Site Control Panel, therefore, you don’t have to set up any third–party computer software to use it. It also works well on all major Os’s, so all you have to do to make use of it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Manage your files with only a click of the mouse
A large number of File Managers list all the actions that one can execute over a file or directory on the top of the web page. We feel the latter isn’t properly arranged. With the File Manager, you can get all file administration options when you right–click a file or folder. This approach is also applicable for different files/folders.
It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you select with a click of the mouse.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
In contrast to the majority of file management interfaces as well as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the Sites2Web - Website Hosting Web Site Control Panel features a solution to archive/unarchive files considerably faster. It is uncomplicated. To get a directory reduced into a lightweight size, just pick it and then click the Compress button. To unwrap the contents of an archived folder inside your account, choose it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager uses many file extensions, like .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Integrated file editors
Absolutely no third party programs are needed
We’ve included a number of file editors within the Web Site Control Panel to help you to create quick and easy modifications in your files without needing to employ third–party applications. With the File Manager you can find a WYSIWYG editor that will help monitor all the changes you create live, a code editor that includes syntax accentuating for your .PHP or .JS files, as well as a plain text editor for more competent users. Any changes which you make and save will be demonstrated immediately on the Internet.
You have access to the file editors using the buttons at the top of the file table as well as by right–clicking a specific file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All your files arranged in an uncomplicated manner
When you’re handling several web sites simultaneously, it’s highly recommendable for you to have every little thing arranged. With many other File Managers, revising a large number of websites in the same account is quite difficult. With our File Manager, you will see that it’s in fact pretty easy. Every web site has its own directory, that you can instantly recognize, and all of the files associated with the specific website are situated there.
And then to make everything so much easier, you will find a drop–down navigation from which you can quickly choose on exactly which host you intend to work inside the File Manager. Our intelligent system will take you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
Control your files with simply a click of the mouse
The Sites2Web - Website Hosting File Manager is created in such a manner to help you feel like making use of the file explorer on your desktop. It functions an option to drag your files and to drop them in a preferred location and indicates all the available modification opportunities upon clicking the right mouse button. At the same time, the tool provides an incorporated file preview option and various file editors that can assist you modify your files in real time straight from your Web Site Control Panel.
Also, we have bundled a number of file management posts and how–to video clips to help you out quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change numerous files simultaneously
Sites2Web - Website Hosting’s File Manager will save you a plenty of time when making use of many different files. You’re able to pick many different files at the same time and use a pre–selected action for them exactly like you do with your desktop machine or notebook. To choose arbitrary files at the same time, just press the Control key, and to choose a list of adjoining files, press the Shift key. It is that easy.
When you have picked the files, you can actually instantly transfer them to another location when using the drag & drop option. By means of the right–click contextual menu along with the buttons on top of the file table, you’ll be able to use multiple other actions – it is possible to copy, rename, delete, download and modify your files, transform file permissions, etc.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to shield your details
There’s a single typical route to protect a directory using a password – by creating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you are not technologically experienced sufficiently, you will have trouble carrying it out on your own. To make things straightforward, we have integrated an uncomplicated password protection user interface to the File Manager accessible within the Web Site Control Panel.
To make use of the option, just right–click on a folder and pick Password Protection. Then choose the login name as well as the pass word that you want to apply and press the button. That’s it. The particular folder will be undetectable by the public eye and will be accessible just to authorized account holders.