Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software alternatives, web–based file management tools have always been slow and poorly featured. Nonetheless, when using the File Manager included in the Server Systems Web Site Control Panel, you won’t just employ a quick, responsive and time and effort saving file administration interface, but also an app that will make a 3rd party FTP software unneeded. Check out some of the functions that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The least complicated way to upload data files
Uploading data files with an FTP tool is an obsolete and quite an insecure way for switching data files from your notebook or computer to a web server. Because of this, we have integrated drag’n’drop file publish support in the File Manager. Simply pull the files that you need to publish from your computer into your web browser and they will start to upload in your website hosting account over a secure SSL communication.
You do not have to deploy any additional software pack, web browser plug–ins or apps. The drag & drop capability works equally well on Windows, Mac or Linux.
Right–click context menus
Discover all of the available file control possibilities with only a click of the mouse
Because of the right–click menus we have put into the File Manager, you can modify all of your files in a time and effort saving manner. Click on a file or folder and with the panel that will pop up, find the action that you would like. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any chosen file. When you click on a folder, furthermore, you will view the option to create a completely new sub–folder or file within it.
Whenever you choose different files or folders, it is easy to apply identical measures to all of them at the same time.
Control archives with a click
The File Manager offers an in–built archive/unarchive option to assist you submit enormous archives and extract them within your hosting account in the blink of an eye. When compressing a file or folder, you will be able to select the name of the archive which will be created and its particular extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Furthermore, you’ll be able to compress existing folders or files with simply a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive solution you can find at the File Manager permits you to make use of enormous files right from your Web Site Control Panel. No need to make use of any third party software for instance an FTP client as a way to upload a huge file in your cloud hosting account or download any archive on your desktop.
Online file editors
The fastest approach to alter your files
Server Systems’s File Manager makes it possible for you to manage your files on the hosting server with no need to download, change and afterwards re–upload them. You are able to customize your files directly on the Internet, employing the included editors. Server Systems offers a code editor having syntax highlighting for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and then a standard text editor for more skilled customers.
You can access every file editor with the right–click contextual menus. All alterations produced to the files will be shown right away online – it’s possible to directly examine them within the browser.
A logical folder structure
Your files structured in a simple to use way
Each of the files inside your hosting account are neatly organized into folders. Each web host has its own primary directory, that uses the file hierarchy that you have created. By doing this, it is really easy to handle all of your hosts from a single place with no chance of getting lost or confused.
By default, you will notice each of the hosts conveniently placed in a table and if you mouse–click once over a specific host, you will observe the whole set of sub–folders and files associated with it. By clicking two times, you are going to go to a web page that’s focused entirely on that host exclusively. A different way to load the folder related to a particular host and also to use it exclusively, is to try using the drop–down menu near the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager intended for real people
Making use of all of your files is intuitive and uncomplicated employing the Server Systems Web Site Control Panel. You are going to try a file control setting which is not far from your personal computer’s file explorer. You are able to drag & drop files and manage all of them with a right mouse–click. Using the included review option, you can view graphics in the same way they will be online, and throughout the built–in file editors you could make corrections to your files right away.
If you want help taking care of your files, it is possible to consider the enormous variety of posts and how–to educational videos, that you can get with just a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Change various files concurrently
You can handle many files at the same time employing the multi–selection capability of the Server Systems File Manager. Everything you should do is actually press the Control key and click on the files or folders that you like to select. Should you want to select a selection of files/folders in a row at the same time, click the first file/folder, click the Shift key after which click on the last file or folder within the collection.
If you have selected the desired files/folders, you can drag them to a different location, or use various activities to them using the right–click contextual menu or maybe the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to take care of your information
There is one common way for you to guard a folder with a pass word – by generating an .htaccess file. If, however, you are not technically competent enough, you’ll have difficulties performing it by yourself. To help make things simple, we have designed an uncomplicated password protection user interface to the File Manager readily available inside the Web Site Control Panel.
To make use of the option, just right–click on a folder and choose Password Protection. After that fill in the username as well as the password which you want to employ and then click on the button. That’s it. The particular folder is concealed by the general pubic and will also be available only to previously approved users.