Applied as FTP software substitutes, web–based file managers have always been slow and poor in capabilities. However, using the File Manager integrated in the Hosting Autoblog Web Site Control Panel, you won’t just employ a speedy, responsive and easy–to–work–with file administration software, but also a software tool that will make an external FTP application unnecessary. Take a look at several of the characteristics that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload data files effortlessly
Moving files between your computer and any of your sites is now easy and quick, thanks to the drag & drop functionality provided by the File Manager. You can easily pull files from your desktop computer or laptop and drop them in your Web Site Control Panel through a secure SSL connection. That’s all. It usually takes a few seconds to publish a file and a bit longer for the larger files and directories.
It is not necessary to mount any third party application or browser addons. The drag & drop capability built into the File Manager operates equally efficiently on all leading OS’s.
Right–click context menus
Discover all the available file administration possibilities with merely a click
On account of the right–click menus that we have integrated in the File Manager, it’s possible to change your files in a time and effort saving manner. Simply click on a file or directory and with the panel that will pop up, choose the actions you want. You can rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any selected file. Should you click a folder, you can also see the option to create a brand new sub–folder or file inside it.
Whenever you select numerous files or folders, you are able to use the same procedures to all of them simultaneously.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
Compared to a large number of file management interfaces and FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the Hosting Autoblog Web Site Control Panel boasts a way to archive/unarchive files much more quickly. It is really user–friendly and uncomplicated. To have a folder shrunk to a lightweight size, just choose it and click on the Compress button. To unwrap the contents of an archived directory in your web hosting account, select it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager uses many file extensions, such as .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The most rapid way to customize your files
The File Manager makes it possible for you to change your files directly on the web server without needing to download, modify and subsequently re–upload them. You can actually update your files directly on the Internet, employing Hosting Autoblog’s built–in editors. Our company offers a code editor having syntax displaying for your .JS or .PHP files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, along with a standard text editor for more expert end users.
You can access every file editor with the right–click context menus. All alterations produced to the files will be reflected automatically online – it’s possible to directly preview them inside your Internet browser.
A logical folder structure
Your files sorted in a convenient–to–use approach
The File Manager lists all files and folders using a clear to understand alphabetical arrangement. Each of the files pertaining to the various hosts are arranged into separate folders which are titled after their respective domains, allowing you to instantly identify them. This is really useful when you are controlling a couple of web sites concurrently. There is no chance to get lost or to feel really baffled amidst the variety of files and directories in your website hosting account.
To reach the files within a specific host, just select it in the drop–down menu near the top of the file table. Alternatively, you can easily double–click on its directory and you will be promptly taken to a table showing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager devised for real people
Making use of your files is instinctive and hassle–free using the Hosting Autoblog Web Site Control Panel. You are going to have a file control setting that is very close to your desktop machine’s file explorer. You can drag & drop files and manage all of them with a right click of the mouse. Thanks to the integrated review option, you can see graphics the same as they will appear on the Internet, and through the included file editors you can easily make changes for your files instantly.
If you want support handling your files, you can refer to the big set of articles and how–to video lessons, which you can find using a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Modify a number of files at the same time
When using the Hosting Autoblog File Manager, it’s possible to pick out many files or directories precisely like you do on your personal computer. Simply keep pressed the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and then click the desired files/folders. In case you would like, to select multiple files/folders at once, click on a single file/folder, hold down the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
When you have picked the whole set of files that you require, you can easily drag them into a different location, or use the right–click context menu to see a listing of the available activities.
1–click password protection options
The ultimate way to protect your details
Password protection is the greatest solution to control the admittance to a certain component of your website you don’t need to be obvious to everyone. For instance, this can be a secure members’ area or even an area with copyrighted information that you like just selected customers to reach.
From your File Manager it is possible to password–protect your site or a specified folder inside with merely a mouse–click. Just right–click a directory, pick Password Protection and fill out the user name as well as security password. There’s no need to take care of .htaccess files as well as to generate any extra adjustments. In the future, simply the visitors who have your user name and security password will be able to gain access to your website.