Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software alternatives, web file managers have always been slow and poor in capabilities. Nevertheless, using the File Manager built in the i Host and Web Site Control Panel, you won’t only employ a blazingly fast, intuitive and time and effort saving file managing client, but also an app that will make an external FTP program unnecessary. Consider some of the characteristics that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Move files to your sites easily
The File Manager in your Site Control Panel features a rapid, drag’n’drop capability that will help you transfer files between your PC and your website hosting profile with no need to apply an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You can easily pull files from your PC and drop them in your Site Control Panel with a click of the mouse through a safe SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop feature is built–into the Site Control Panel, which means you do not need to deploy any third–party software package to take full advantage of it. It also works well on all popular Os’s, so all you need to do to apply it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Handle your files with a click
Most File Managers list all the activities that you can execute over a file or directory at the top of the webpage. We feel the latter isn’t user–friendly enough. Using the File Manager, you can get all file management options at the time you right–click a file or folder. This method is likewise applicable for numerous files/folders.
It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you decide on with just a click of the mouse.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
Compared to the majority of file management user interfaces as well as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the i Host and Web Site Control Panel boasts a way to archive/unarchive files much faster. It is easy–to–work–with. To have a folder shrunk into a lightweight size, simply choose it and click on the Compress button. To unwrap the items in an archived folder in your account, pick it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager uses numerous file extensions, such as .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Modify files straight from your Site Control Panel
With the File Manager you’ll be able to alter your files directly on the Internet by making use of some of the in–built tools. The text editor displays the files with a plain text formatting, the code editor has syntax displaying for your .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor lets you to view your changes as they appear online. All the changes you come up with and keep are going to be displayed right away on the Internet, so you can examine them with your web browser and return to make more changes, if unsatisfied.
You don’t have to download any files, to edit them through your personal computer and then to re–upload them back to your account. All of the editors are available through the buttons at the top of the file table or through the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
All of your files organized with an intuitive approach
The File Manager shows all of the files and directories in a simple to comprehend alphabetical arrangement. Each of the files related to the various hosts are structured within separate folders that are referred to as after their respective domains, so that you can easily recognize them. This is definitely useful in controlling a variety of web sites concurrently. There’s no probability to get lost or to feel bewildered among the great number of data files and folders inside your account.
To access the files with a specified host, just choose it in the drop–down menu at the top of the file table. Additionally, it’s possible to double–click on its folder and you’ll be promptly brought to a table listing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
Control your data with a mouse–click
The i Host and Web File Manager was developed in such a manner to make you feel just like making use of the file explorer on your computer system. It provides a way to drag your files and then to drop them with a preferred area and reveals all the readily available edit alternatives upon clicking the right computer mouse button. In addition, the tool carries an incorporated file preview option and various file editors that can assist you manage your files quickly directly from your Site Control Panel.
Furthermore, we’ve listed a group of file management articles and how–to instructional videos to assist you quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Adjust multiple files simultaneously
When using the i Host and Web File Manager, you are able to pick out an array of files or directories just like you do notebook or desktop computer. Just press the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the desired files/folders. In case you would like, to select a large amount of files/folders simultaneously, click one file/folder, hold down the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
Having once selected the whole set of files that you’ll require, it’s possible to drag them into a pre–selected folder, or use the right–click contextual menu to check out a listing of the accessible actions.
1–click password protection options
The easiest way to protect your information
Password protection is the perfect way to control the access to an important part of your web site you do not wish to be seen to every one. As an example, this can be a safe members’ spot or even an area with copyrighted information that you want only specific individuals to access.
In the File Manager it is possible to password–protect your website as well as a particular directory within it with only a mouse–click. Just right–click a directory, pick Password Protection and fill out your username and then password. There’s no need to take care of .htaccess files as well as to make any other adjustments. In the future, just the site visitors which have your username and pass word will access your site.