Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, online file managers have always been sluggish and poor in features. Nonetheless, using the File Manager featured in the Sydney Web Host.com Web Site Control Panel, you won’t just have a fast, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file management software, but also a software tool that will make an external FTP software unnecessary. Have a look at a few of the capabilities that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transmit files to your sites without difficulty
The File Manager in your Web Site Control Panel offers a rapid, drag–and–drop feature that will allow you to transfer data files between your personal computer and your web hosting profile without the need to work with an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client. You could pull files from your PC and drop them in your Web Site Control Panel with a mouse–click by using a secure SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop function is included in the Web Site Control Panel, so you don’t have to mount any third–party computer software to use it. It will also work on all leading Os’s, so all you should do to apply it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Look at all the readily available file control possibilities with merely a click of the mouse
Thanks to the right–click menus that we have put into the File Manager, you are able to alter your files in a time and effort saving manner. Just click on a file or folder and with the pop–up panel, choose the action that you want. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any picked file. If you click a folder, you can also view the option to make a new sub–folder or file inside.
When you select different files or directories, it is easy to use the exact same measures to all of them concurrently.
Handle archives with simply a click
The File Manager is designed with an inbuilt archive/unarchive solution to assist you add huge archives and extract them into your account within seconds. Any time compressing a file or directory, you will be able to decide on the title for the archive that is to be created plus its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, it is possible to archive active files or folders with a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive solution you can find at the File Manager helps you to use huge files straight from your Web Site Control Panel. You don’t need to start using any third–party software just like an FTP client so as to upload a substantial file onto your web hosting account or to download any archive on your desktop.
Online file editors
The best method to adjust your files
The File Manager will allow you to revise your files on the web server without the need to download, transform and after that re–upload them. You can actually customize your files directly on the Internet, using our integrated editors. We provide a code editor offering syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, in addition to a regular text editor for the more competent end users.
You can access every file editor with the right–click contextual menus. All adjusts made to the files are shown promptly online – you are able to directly examine them inside your browser.
A logical folder structure
Your files sorted in an intuitive way
All of the files in your website hosting account are sorted into folders. Every host has its own primary directory, which employs the file hierarchy which you have defined. This way, it is straightforward to maintain all your hosts from one place with no chance of becoming lost or puzzled.
By default, you will notice all of the hosts conveniently listed in a table and when you click once on a specific host, you’ll see the whole set of sub–folders and files related to it. By clicking two times, you are going to go to a page that’s devoted to that host exclusively. An alternative way to load the folder pertaining to a particular host and to work with it solely, is by using the drop–down menu at the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager created for real people
Making use of your files is natural and straightforward when using the Sydney Web Host.com Web Site Control Panel. You will try a file administration environment which is very close to your personal computer’s file explorer. You’ll be able to drag & drop files and take care of them with a right mouse–click. Thanks to the in–built preview option, you will see photos exactly like they will appear on the web, and via the built–in file editors you could make improvements to your files live.
If you want assistance taking care of your files, it is possible to refer to the big group of articles and how–to video clips, which you could get with a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Transform a lot of files concurrently
It is easy to work with a multitude of files all at once employing the multi–selection capacity of the Sydney Web Host.com File Manager. All you have to do is simply hold down the Control key and click on the files or directories that you want to select. In order to pick a group of files/folders in a row simultaneously, click on the first file/folder, press the Shift key and afterwards click on the final file or folder within the selection.
When you have selected the wanted files/folders, you may either drag them to a specific place, or apply diverse activities to them making use of right–click contextual menu as well as the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to shield your details
If you would like to password–secure a directory within your web site, you will have to configure an .htaccess file by hand. Expectedly, this is time–demanding and complicated if you are not well–trained in computing. With the File Manager, you can create a password–secured directory and hide its items from the regular users with just a number of mouse–clicks.
All you need to do is right–click a folder, choose Password Protection and afterwards click on the Add selection. After that simply state a login name and also a pass word. No extra setup is necessary and there’s no reason to deal with an .htaccess file. Our platform will manage every little thing for you.