Used as FTP client alternatives, online file management tools have always been slow and poor in features. Yet, when using the File Manager built in the HOSTBESTWAY Website Control Panel, you won’t just have a quick, intuitive and easy–to–use file management client, but also an application that will make an external FTP program unnecessary. Take a look at some of the options that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Publish files effortlessly
Moving files between your computer and any of your sites is right now easy and quick, because of the drag’n’drop feature provided by the File Manager. You could drag data files from your desktop machine or laptop and drop them in your Website Control Panel through a secure SSL communication. That’s all. It will take a few seconds to upload a file and slightly longer for bigger data files and directories.
You don’t need to deploy any third party application or Internet browser plugins. The drag–and–drop feature built into the File Manager operates just as well on all leading operating systems.
Right–click context menus
All of the file control options at your disposal
We’ve given our best to make File Manager as easy–to–use as it can be, so you can come up with modifications to your files. Aside from the typical command bar at the top of the webpage, we have additionally integrated right–click contextual menus with the basic file management possibilities. Simply click on a file or folder and pick the activity you want through the list which will pop up.
You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you decide on using a mouse–click. If you click a directory, additionally you can generate a brand new directory or file inside it.
The right–click choice is available as well when you choose different files or folders at the same time.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
Unlike the vast majority of file management user interfaces and FTP clients, the HOSTBESTWAY Website Control Panel provides a way to archive/unarchive files considerably faster. It is really easy to use. To get a directory shrunk into a compact size, simply choose it and click on the Compress button. To unwrap the items in an archived folder in your web hosting account, pick it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager uses a number of file extensions, such as .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The most rapid approach to adjust your files
Our File Manager permits you to change your files directly on the server without the need to download, modify and afterwards re–upload them. You’re able to modify your files straight away on the Internet, by making use of our built–in editors. We provide a code editor equipped with syntax displaying for your .JS or .PHP files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, plus a regular text editor for more competent users.
You have access to each file editor when using the right–click contextual menus. All alterations produced to the files will appear quickly online – it’s possible to directly preview them within the web browser.
A logical folder structure
Your files structured with a simple way
If you are in charge of a number of web sites at the same time, it is highly recommendable for you to have every little thing organized. With many other File Managers, modifying a bunch of sites in the same web hosting account is extremely tricky. With the File Manager, you’ll see that it is actually rather easy. Every web site has its own directory, that you’ll at once acknowledge, including all of the files related to the specified website are placed there.
And then to make everything even easier, you will find there’s a drop–down menu where you can quickly pick on exactly which host you would like to work in the File Manager. Our intelligent system will lead you there in no time.
A user–friendly interface
Be in charge of your files with simply a click
The HOSTBESTWAY File Manager was made in such a way as to help you feel just like handling the file explorer on your computer system. It functions a solution to drag your files and then to drop them in a desired location and reveals all the obtainable modification opportunities after clicking the right mouse button. At the same time, the tool contains an integrated file preview option and various file editors enabling you to edit your files right away from your Website Control Panel.
Additionally, we’ve listed a collection 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
Change a number of files at the same time
It is easy to make use of a large number of files at the same time making use of the multi–selection capacity of the HOSTBESTWAY File Manager. What you need to do is hold down the Control key and then click on the files or folders that you would like to pick. If you wish to select a collection of files/folders in a row simultaneously, click on the first file/folder, click the Shift key and afterwards click on the last file or folder in the group.
For those who have picked the desired files/folders, you may either drag them to a specific spot, or apply different activities to them making use of right–click contextual menu or the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to take care of your data
If you wish to password–protect a directory in your web site, you will have to create an .htaccess file by hand. Expectedly, this is time–demanding and complex if you aren’t a professional in web hosting. When using the File Manager, you may create a password–protected folder and conceal all its items from the regular users with simply a couple of clicks.
What you need to do is right–click a folder, choose Password Protection and afterwards click the Add selection. After that just specify a username as well as a pass word. No supplemental setup is needed and there is no reason to contend with an .htaccess file. Our system will handle every little thing on your behalf.