Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software alternatives, web file managers have always been slow and poor in capabilities. Still, with the File Manager featured in the Hostddl.com Web Site Control Panel, you will not only employ a fast, responsive and user–friendly file management interface, but also a software tool that will make a 3rd party FTP software unnecessary. Consider a few of the features that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Add files without any difficulty
Transferring data files between your desktop machine and any of your web sites is now easy and quick, because of the drag & drop functionality offered by the File Manager. You can drag data files from your PC and drop them in your Web Site Control Panel via secure SSL communication. That’s it. It usually takes just a few seconds to add a file and a little bit longer for the bigger files and folders.
You don’t need to deploy any third party software package or web browser plugins. The drag’n’drop functionality contained in the File Manager performs just as well on all leading OS’s.
Right–click context menus
See all of the easily accessible file managing options with a click
Because of the right–click menus that we have put into the File Manager, you can manage your files in a time and effort saving manner. Just click on a file or directory and through the panel that will pop up, select the activity you want. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any picked file. Should you click a folder, you can also view the option to establish a new sub–folder or file inside.
If you select multiple files or folders, you’ll be able to use the same procedures for all of them concurrently.
Handle archives with just a click of the mouse
The File Manager provides an internal archive/unarchive solution to help you to submit large archives and extract them inside your account in the blink of an eye. When compressing a file or folder, you’ll be able to decide on the title of the archive which will be created along with its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, it is possible to compress existing folders or files with a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive solution provided by the File Manager will let you work with large files straight from your Web Site Control Panel. No reason to employ any third–party software just like an FTP client in order to upload a large file in your cloud hosting account or download any kind of archive in your desktop.
Online file editors
Revise files straight from your Web Site Control Panel
From the File Manager it’s possible to edit your files directly online making use of many of the integrated tools. The text editor shows the files with a plain text format, the code editor has syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor lets you to see your modifications when they show up live. Any changes you make and save will be reflected at once on the world wide web, so it’s possible to review them in your own Internet browser and go back to create further edits, if not satisfied.
You do not have to download any files, to modify them on your machine and then to re–upload them into your website hosting account. All of the editors are found via the buttons at the top of the file table or at the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files organized in an easy–to–use way
When you’re handling a lot of different sites simultaneously, it’s crucial for you to have everything arranged. With many other File Managers, modifying a couple of sites inside the exact same web hosting account can be very challenging. With our File Manager, you will find that it’s in fact pretty easy. Every website does have its own folder, that you can straight away recognize, and all the files related to the specified web site are located there.
And also to make things so much easier, we have a drop–down navigation from where you can quickly pick on exactly which host you want to work in the File Manager. Our clever system will lead you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
Command your files with just a click of the mouse
The Hostddl.com File Manager is created in such a way as to make you feel like employing the file explorer on your personal computer. It is provided with a way to drag your files and then to drop them with a desired location and displays all of the accessible modification options on clicking the right mouse button. At the same time, the tool includes a built in file preview solution as well as other file editors making it possible for you to modify your files quickly from your Web Site Control Panel.
Furthermore, we’ve bundled a collection of file management articles and how–to instructional videos to assist you fairly quickly learn how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Modify an array of files simultaneously
Our File Manager can save you a plenty of time when working with numerous files. You’ll be able to pick many different files simultaneously and apply a preferred activity to them like you do on your laptop. To choose arbitrary files simultaneously, simply keep pressed the Control key, and to select a collection of adjacent files, press the Shift key. It is that simple.
Once you have selected the files, you are able to at once transfer them to a different spot when using the drag–and–drop option. With the help of the right–click contextual menu as well as the buttons on top of the file table, you can apply a number of other activities – it’s possible to copy, rename, delete, download and modify your files, adjust file permissions, and so on.
1–click password protection options
The ultimate way to shield your details
Password protection is the greatest path to confine the means to access a specific section of your site that you do not want to be obvious to every one. As an example, this can be a safe members’ spot or, perhaps a place with copyrighted information that you would like just particular individuals to get into.
With the File Manager you’ll be able to password–protect your website or perhaps a specific folder inside with merely a mouse–click. Just right–click a folder, choose Password Protection and submit your user name and also pass word. There is no need to take care of .htaccess files or come up with any other configurations. From now on, just the website visitors which have your user name and security password will gain access to your web site.