Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client alternatives, web file managers have always been sluggish and poor in capabilities. Yet, using the File Manager integrated in the WebHostNexus.com Online Control Panel, you will not only have a quick, intuitive and easy–to–use file supervision software, but also a software instrument that will make a 3rd 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
Add data files without difficulty
Transferring files between your PC and any of your webpages is right now fast and simple, because of the drag–and–drop functionality delivered by the File Manager. You can easily drag files from your notebook or computer and drop them in the Online Control Panel through a secure SSL connection. That’s it. It usually takes a few seconds to publish a file and a bit longer for bigger files and folders.
You do not have to install any third–party application or web browser plug–ins. The drag–and–drop capability included in the File Manager performs equally efficiently on all major OS’s.
Right–click context menus
Check out all of the available file control possibilities with simply a click
Because of the right–click menus we have integrated in the File Manager, you can modify all of your files easier than ever. Click on a file or directory and with the panel which will pop up, opt for the activity that you’d like. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any selected file. When you click on a folder, you can also view the option to establish a brand new sub–folder or file within it.
When you select many different files or folders, you are able to apply the same actions for all of them concurrently.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
As opposed to a large number of file management user interfaces and FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the WebHostNexus.com Online Control Panel provides a way to archive/unarchive files much more speedily. It is easy–to–work–with. To get a directory reduced into a lightweight size, simply select it and then click the Compress button. To unwrap the contents of an archived directory in your cloud hosting account, select it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager works with numerous file extensions, which include .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Revise files straight from your Online Control Panel
Through the File Manager it is possible to edit your files directly online making use of some of the included software tools. The text editor reveals the files in a plain text file format, the code editor provides syntax accentuating for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor helps to preview your edits when they appear online. Any changes you come up with and keep are going to be demonstrated straight away online, meaning you can examine them with your web browser and get back to make more changes, if not satisfied.
You do not have to download any files whatsoever, to edit them through your PC and then to re–upload them back to your web hosting account. All of the editors are available through the buttons near the top of the file table or from the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files arranged in an easy–to–use manner
All the files within your hosting account are arranged into directories. Each host features its own main folder, which employs the file structure that you’ve created. This way, it is really effortless to maintain all of your hosts from one location without any chance of becoming lost or puzzled.
By default, you’ll see each of the hosts placed in a table and when you click once on a given host, you will see all the sub–folders and files associated with it. By clicking on twice, you are going to go to a webpage that’s devoted to that host only. A further way to open the folder related to a certain host and also to use it solely, is to try using the drop–down menu towards the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager developed for real people
Dealing with your files is intuitive and straightforward with the WebHostNexus.com Online Control Panel. You’ll have a file control environment which is not far from your desktop machine’s file explorer. You’ll be able to drag and drop files and handle them with a right click of the mouse. Using the built in preview option, you can see photographs just like they will show up on the web, and via the built in file editors you can create improvements in your files right away.
If you’d like guidance taking care of your files, you can actually take a look at the huge collection of posts and how–to video clips, that you can access using a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Modify various files simultaneously
Using the WebHostNexus.com File Manager, you’re able to choose many files or directories just like you do on your desktop machine or notebook. Simply keep pressed the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and then click the desired files/folders. Or, to choose a good amount of files/folders at the same time, click on one file/folder, hold down the Shift key and then click any file or folder.
Once you’ve chosen all the files that you’ll require, you can easily drag them to a pre–selected directory, or make use of the right–click contextual menu to check out a listing of the accessible features.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to protect your data
There’s one typical technique to safeguard a directory with a password – by creating an .htaccess file. If, however, you are not technically skilled enough, you’ll have difficulty performing it without any help. To generate things straightforward, we’ve integrated an easy–to–navigate password protection user interface to the File Manager accessible in the Online Control Panel.
To use this option, simply right–click on a directory and choose Password Protection. Following that submit the username and the password that you’ll want to work with and then click on the button. That’s all. Now the chosen folder is going to be undetectable from the regular website visitors and will be available only to approved visitors.