Applied as FTP software substitutes, online file management tools have always been slow and poor in capabilities. Nevertheless, when using the File Manager included in the VIP Internet Hosting Web Site Control Panel, you will not only employ a rapid, responsive and easy–to–use file administration interface, but also a software tool that will make a third party FTP software unnecessary. Have a look at some of the capabilities that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Publish files easily
Transferring files between your desktop machine and any of your webpages is right now easy and quick, because of the drag & drop option delivered by the File Manager. You can pull files from your desktop machine or notebook and drop them in your Web Site Control Panel through a secure SSL communication. That’s all. It requires just a few seconds to add a data file and a bit longer for larger files and folders.
There is no need to add any third party software or Internet browser add–ons. The drag & drop functionality included in the File Manager works just as well on all popular OS’s.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file control choices at your disposal
We have aimed to make the File Manager as intuitive as it can be, so it is easy to make alterations to your files. Aside from the conventional command bar towards the top of the page, we have in addition designed right–click contextual menus with all the simple file management choices. Simply click on a file or directory and select the action you want within the list which will appear.
It’s possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you decide on with simply a mouse–click. In the event you click a folder, additionally you can create a completely new directory or file inside it.
The right–click choices are also available when you choose numerous files or folders simultaneously.
Deal with substantial files effectively
Due to the integrated archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager lets you manage large files without having to use FTP. It’s easy to shrink a folder to a small size by clicking on the Compress button or access the contents of an archived directory through the Extract button. Whenever compressing a folder as well as a variety of files, you will be able to select the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) along with the name of the archive file.
Online file editors
Revise files straight from your Web Site Control Panel
Through the File Manager you’ll be able to manage your files instantly on the net when using many of the built in software instruments. The text editor reveals the files in a plain text formatting, the code editor features syntax highlighting for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor lets you to see your edits as they show up live. Furthermore, all changes which you generate and save will be displayed instantly on the web, which means you can review them with your web browser and go back to generate extra modifications, if unhappy.
You do not have to download your files, to change them on your desktop and to re–upload them back in your hosting account. All the editors are found using the buttons at the top of the file table or through the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
All of your files organized in a user–friendly manner
All the files within your web hosting account are structured into directories. Every single host features its own main directory, that follows the file hierarchy that you have defined. This way, it is really not difficult to deal with all of your hosts from a single place without any risk of becoming lost or confused.
By standard, you will see all of the hosts indexed in a table and when you click once on a specific host, you will see the whole set of sub–folders and files pertaining to it. By clicking on two times, you will visit a web page which is devoted to that host only. An additional way to load the folder associated with a particular host and to use it solely, is by using the drop–down menu near the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager intended for real people
Managing all of your files is intuitive and hassle–free with the VIP Internet Hosting Web Site Control Panel. You will get a file managing setting that’s very close to your desktop computer’s file explorer. You can drag & drop files and control all of them with a right mouse–click. Thanks to the built in review option, you will observe photographs exactly like they will be online, and through the included file editors you can make improvements to your files quickly.
Any time you need support handling your files, you are able to consult the huge set of posts and how–to instructional videos, that you can get with merely a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Change many different files at the same time
You can easily make use of a plethora of files at the same time making use of the multi–selection ability of the VIP Internet Hosting File Manager. All that you should do is simply hold down the Control key and click on the files or directories that you want to pick. If you need to pick a pair of files/folders in a row at the same time, pick the first file/folder, click the Shift key after which choose the final file or folder within the group.
If you have chosen the required files/folders, you can either drag them to a specific spot, or employ a variety of 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 method to secure your details
There is one widespread approach to shield a folder with a password – by generating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you aren’t technically skilled enough, you will have difficulty carrying it out all by yourself. For making things easy, we have integrated an easy–to–navigate password protection user interface to the File Manager obtainable in the Web Site Control Panel.
To use this option, just right–click on a folder and select Password Protection. After that add the user name plus the pass word that you like to apply and then click on the button. That’s it. The chosen directory is going to be concealed from the standard users and will be available to authorized account owners.