Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, online file managers have always been slow and poor in features. Yet, with the File Manager built in the Hosting 4 Marketing Online Control Panel, you won’t just employ a fast, intuitive and user–friendly file managing software, but also a software tool that will make a third party FTP application unnecessary. Check out a few of the options that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload files easily
Moving data files between your PC and any of your webpages is right now easy and quick, thanks to the drag’n’drop feature provided by the File Manager. You can drag files from your desktop computer or notebook and drop them in your Online Control Panel over a secure SSL connection. That’s all. It takes a few seconds to add a file and a little bit longer for the bigger files and folders.
You do not have to deploy any third–party software package or web browser plug–ins. The drag & drop functionality found in the File Manager operates equally well on all popular OS’s.
Right–click context menus
All of the file managing choices at your fingertips
We have always given our best to make the File Manager as user–friendly as it can be, so you’ll be able to create changes to your files. In addition to the typical control bar at the top of the page, we have now also integrated right–click contextual menus with all the current simple file control options. Simply click on a file or folder and select the activity that you would like through the collection which will appear.
It’s possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you decide on with merely a click of the mouse. When you click on a directory, it’s also possible to generate a brand new folder or file in it.
The right–click choices are also available whenever you pick many different files or folders at the same time.
Make use of large files efficiently
Due to the integrated archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager enables you to make use of big files and not have to use FTP. It is easy to reduce the size of a directory into a lightweight size by simply clicking on the Compress button or gain access to the belongings in an archived directory using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a directory or a list of files, it is possible to choose the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and also the name of one’s archive file.
Online file editors
Change files directly from your Online Control Panel
From the File Manager it is easy to manage your files instantly on the net using any of the built–in software tools. The text editor displays the files in a plain text file format, the code editor features syntax emphasizing for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor enables you to see your modifications as they show up online. Any changes that you generate and keep can be shown quickly on the web, in order for you to examine them in your own web browser and return to generate further changes, in case you are not happy with the result.
It is not necessary to download any files, to modify them in your desktop and to re–upload them back in your hosting account. Each of the editors are found through the buttons near the top of the file table or at the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
All of your files organized with an easy–to–use way
The File Manager displays all files and directories in an easy–to–understand alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files associated with the various hosts are structured inside separate folders that are named following their individual domains, so you can easily acknowledge them. This really is useful when you are maintaining a group of sites at the same time. There’s no chance to stray or to feel really bewildered amongst the large number of files and directories inside your hosting account.
To reach the files with a given host, just pick it within the drop–down options menu at the top of the file table. Additionally, you can double–click on its folder and you will be immediately brought to a table showing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager made for real people
Making use of all of your files is natural and uncomplicated using the Hosting 4 Marketing Online Control Panel. You are going to enjoy a file management atmosphere that’s very close to your personal computer’s file explorer. You are able to drag and drop files and deal with them with a right click of the mouse. When using the built–in preview solution, you will observe pics in the same way they will show up online, and via the in–built file editors you can create corrections in your files right away.
If you want guidance controlling your files, you’ll be able to consider the massive selection of posts and how–to educational videos, that you can access using a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Modify a number of files all at once
You can handle numerous files concurrently using the multi–selection capability of the Hosting 4 Marketing File Manager. All you have to do is press the Control key and then click on the files or directories you want to choose. If you would like pick a number of files/folders in a row simultaneously, pick the first file/folder, press the Shift key after which pick the last file or folder inside the group.
When you have picked the wanted files/folders, you can drag them to an alternative location, or use different actions to them using the right–click contextual menu or the buttons near the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to guard your details
There’s a single common way for you to safeguard a folder with a password – by making an .htaccess file. If, however, you’re not technologically experienced enough, you will have issues doing it all by yourself. To generate things easy for you, we have included a straightforward password protection user interface to the File Manager available in the Online Control Panel.
To make use of the option, just right–click on a folder and select Password Protection. Following that choose the login name and the security password that you like to use and then press the button. That’s it. Now the picked folder will be hidden from the general pubic and will also be accessible to authorized account holders.