Applied as FTP software alternatives, web–based file management tools have always been sluggish and poorly featured. Nevertheless, using the File Manager integrated in the ProtoHost Web Control Panel, you won’t just employ a quick, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file supervision interface, but also an instrument that will make a third–party FTP program unnecessary. Have a look at several of the features that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer files to your sites easily
The File Manager in your Web Control Panel includes a rapid, drag–and–drop feature that will help you transfer files between your personal computer and your web hosting account without having to use an FTP tool. You can easily drag files from your computer and drop them in your Web Control Panel with a click of the mouse by using a secure SSL connection.
The drag–and–drop functionality is built into the Web Control Panel, therefore, you don’t have to deploy any third party software to use it. It also works well on all leading Operating Systems, so all you need to do to employ it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Discover the whole set of readily available file managing possibilities with only a click of the mouse
Thanks to the right–click menus we’ve integrated in the File Manager, you’ll be able to manage your files in a time and effort saving manner. Simply click on a file or directory and through the panel that will pop up, pick the activity that you want. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any picked file. Should you click a folder, additionally, you’ll view the solution to make a completely new sub–folder or file inside it.
Whenever you select numerous files or directories, it is easy to use the same procedures for all of them concurrently.
Take care of archives with only a mouse–click
The File Manager comes with an in–built archive/unarchive solution that will help you submit enormous archives and extract them in your hosting account in seconds. Any time compressing a file or directory, you will be able to select the title of the archive that’ll be created and its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Also, it will be easy to archive current files or folders with just a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive option you can find at the File Manager permits you to work with huge files straight from your Web Control Panel. No need to make use of any third party software for instance an FTP client in an effort to upload a huge file in your hosting account or download any kind of archive in your desktop.
Integrated file editors
Absolutely no third party programs are necessary
We have integrated a group of file editors within the Web Control Panel so you can make quick and easy adjusts in your files and never have to make use of third–party software packages. In the File Manager there is also a WYSIWYG editor that will assist you check all the recent changes you come up with instantly, a code editor that boasts syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, and a plain text editor for more experienced customers. All the changes that you generate and keep are going to be reflected instantly on the Internet.
You have access to the file editors making use of the buttons at the top of the file table as well as by right–clicking any file/folder.
A logical folder structure
Your files organized in an intuitive manner
Each of the files within your website hosting account are arranged into directories. Every single web host features its own primary folder, that employs the file structure which you have pre–set. By doing this, it is an easy task to control all of your hosts in one location with no probability of getting lost or confused.
By default, you will notice each of the hosts conveniently listed in a table and when you mouse–click once on a given host, you will observe all the sub–folders and files pertaining to it. By clicking on twice, you are going to visit a page which is dedicated to that host alone. An alternative way to open the folder pertaining to a particular host and to work with it exclusively, is to use the drop–down menu towards 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 straightforward while using the ProtoHost Web Control Panel. You are going to try a file administration environment that is not far from your desktop PC’s file explorer. You’re able to drag & drop files and handle all of them with a right click of the mouse. Using the in–built preview solution, you can observe pictures in the same way they will appear online, and through the built–in file editors you could make changes to your files right away.
If you would like help controlling your files, you’ll be able to refer to the enormous collection of articles and how–to video tutorials, which you can get with only a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Transform multiple files all at once
When using the ProtoHost File Manager, you can actually pick out different files or directories exactly like you do notebook or desktop computer. Just press the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and then click the desired files/folders. If you’d like, to choose multiple files/folders simultaneously, click one file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any file or folder.
When you have chosen each of the files that you require, you are able to drag them to a distinct folder, or make use of the right–click context menu to check out a summary of the accessible activities.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to protect your information
To password–secure a directory within your site, you have got to configure an .htaccess file by yourself. Having said that, this can be time–absorbing and complicated if you aren’t an expert in web hosting. Using the File Manager, you can make a password–secured directory and hide all its contents from the general public with merely a handful of mouse–clicks.
What you need to execute is right–click a directory, pick Password Protection and then click the Add selection. Then just define a login name along with a pass word. No additional configuration is required and there is no reason to address an .htaccess file. Our platform will take care of every thing for you.