With the Simply Practical Websites Web Hosting Control Panel, you’ll gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It’ll make it easier to speedily control all of your web pages without having to turn to an FTP software. You can add files over a safe connection by simply pulling them into the web browser. Also, you can instantly archive and unarchive data files and directories, create password–protected areas, change data file permissions and much more. Have a look at the functions contained in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transmit data files to your web sites with no trouble
The File Manager in your Web Hosting Control Panel offers a quick, drag’n’drop functionality that will assist you to transfer data files between your PC and your website hosting account without needing to use an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You can drag data files from your PC and drop them in your Web Hosting Control Panel with a click of the mouse through a protected SSL connection.
The drag–and–drop function is included in the Web Hosting Control Panel, which means you don’t need to install any third–party software package to use it. It will also work on all major Operating Systems, so all you need to do to employ it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Check out the whole set of easily accessible file managing possibilities with merely a click
On account of the right–click menus we’ve included with the File Manager, you are able to edit your files in a time and effort saving manner. Click on a file or directory and from the pop–up panel, opt for the action that you’d like. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any selected file. If you click on a folder, you will also view the solution to create a new sub–folder or file inside it.
Whenever you select many different files or folders, it’s possible to use the exact same procedures to all of them simultaneously.
Handle archives with simply a click
The File Manager features an internal archive/unarchive option to assist you submit enormous archives and then extract them in to your hosting account blazingly fast. Once compressing a file or folder, you will be able to decide on the title for the archive that will be created and its particular extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Also, you are able to compress existing files or folders with only a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive alternative available from the File Manager means you can make use of massive files directly from your Web Hosting Control Panel. No need to use any third party software such as an FTP client in an effort to upload a big file to your account or download any archive in your desktop.
Online file editors
The fastest solution to alter your files
Our File Manager helps to change your files on the web server without having to download, modify and after that re–upload them. You can actually update your files straight away on the net, by making use of our included editors. We provide you with a code editor having syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, along with a regular text editor for the more competent end users.
You can access each file editor making use of the right–click context menus. All corrections made to the files will appear instantly online – it’s possible to directly preview them in the Internet browser.
A logical folder structure
All your files structured in a straightforward manner
The File Manager lists all of the files and folders using an easy–to–understand alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files pertaining to the different hosts are arranged inside independent directories which are named after their individual domains, meaning you can instantly identify them. This really is useful when you are maintaining a number of websites simultaneously. There’s no opportunity to get lost or to feel confused amidst the multitude of data files and directories inside your website hosting account.
To gain access to the files under a host, simply pick it in the drop–down menu at the top of the file table. Additionally, it is possible to double–click on its directory and you are automatically taken to a table listing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
Take care of your files with simply a click of the mouse
The Simply Practical Websites File Manager was designed in such a way to make you feel like making use of the file explorer on your computer system. It provides an option to drag your files and then to drop them inside a desired location and displays all of the available edit options after clicking the right computer mouse button. At the same time, the tool features an in–built file preview option as well as other file editors that can help you edit your files quickly from your Web Hosting Control Panel.
Also, we’ve bundled a group of file management posts and how–to educational videos so that you can fairly quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change numerous files simultaneously
With the Simply Practical Websites File Manager, it is possible to choose multiple files or directories precisely like you do on your personal computer. Simply hold down the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and click on the desired files/folders. In case you’d like, to pick multiple files/folders at the same time, just click a single file/folder, press the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
Once you have selected all the files that you’ll require, it is possible to drag them to a specified folder, or make use of the right–click context menu to check out an index of the available actions.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to take care of your data
There’s a single typical route to secure a folder using a pass word – by generating an .htaccess file. If, however, you’re not technologically competent sufficiently, you will have issues doing it on your own. To help make things simple for you, we’ve designed a time and effort saving password protection user interface to the File Manager obtainable within the Web Hosting Control Panel.
To make use of this option, just right–click on a directory and pick Password Protection. Then choose the login name plus the password which you want to work with and then press the button. That’s all. Now the particular directory is hidden from the general pubic and will also be available only to authorized account owners.