Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, web–based file management tools have always been slow and poor in capabilities. Nonetheless, with the File Manager featured in the Honest Hosting Web Control Panel, you won’t just employ a speedy, responsive and user–friendly file administration interface, but also an application that will make a third–party FTP application unneeded. Consider some of the capabilities that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer files to your web pages easily
The File Manager in your Web Control Panel features a fast, drag–and–drop function that will allow you to transfer data files between your computer and your web hosting profile with no need to apply an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You can easily drag files from your computer and drop them in your Web Control Panel with a click of the mouse through a protected SSL connection.
The drag–and–drop functionality is built–into the Web Control Panel, so that you do not need to deploy any third–party computer software to work with it. It will also work on all popular Operating Systems, so all you should do to apply it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Control your files with just a mouse–click
The majority of File Managers list all the actions which you can carry out over a file or directory on the top of the web page. We think the latter is not intuitive enough. Using the File Manager, you can access all of the file managing choices any time you right–click a file or directory. This option is also applicable for a lot of files/folders.
It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you choose using a mouse–click.
Manage archives with merely a click of the mouse
The File Manager offers an internal archive/unarchive option that will assist you upload big archives and extract them inside your website hosting account blazingly fast. Once compressing a file or folder, you’ll be able to select the title of the archive that’ll be created along with its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Furthermore, it will be easy to compress current folders or files with a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive solution available from the File Manager helps you to use big files right from your Web Control Panel. No need to start using any third–party software for example an FTP client as a way to upload a big file onto your account or download an archive in your desktop.
Online file editors
The quickest approach to alter your files
Our File Manager enables you to manage your files on the web hosting server without needing to download, modify and re–upload them. You’ll be able to change your files instantly online, working with Honest Hosting’s in–built editors. We supply a code editor provided with syntax displaying for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and then a regular text editor for the more experienced users.
You have access to every single file editor through the right–click contextual menus. All changes produced to the files will appear automatically online – you are able to directly examine them within the web browser.
A logical folder structure
All your files structured with a simple method
When you’re working with a number of websites at the same time, it’s essential that you have every little thing arranged. With many other File Managers, editing a range of sites in the same hosting account is extremely challenging. Using the File Manager, you’ll find that it’s in fact pretty simple. Every single site has its own directory, that you can straight away acknowledge, and all the files associated with the specific website are placed there.
And then to make everything even easier, you will find a drop–down menu where you can quickly select on which web host you wish to work within the File Manager. Our intelligent system will lead you there in no time.
A user–friendly interface
Maintain your files with just a click
The Honest Hosting File Manager was designed in such a way to help you feel like using the file explorer on your PC. It boasts an option to drag your files and to drop them in a preferred location and indicates all of the accessible modification alternatives after clicking the right computer mouse button. Additionally, the tool features a built in file preview solution and other file editors allowing you to modify your files right away straight from your Web Control Panel.
In addition, we have listed a set of file management posts and how–to instructional videos to enable you fairly quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change a variety of files all at once
You can manage a lot of files simultaneously making use of the multi–selection capability of the Honest Hosting File Manager. All you need to do is actually hold down the Control key and then click on the files or folders that you want to pick. Should you want to choose a selection of files/folders in a row at once, pick the first file/folder, click the Shift key after which choose the very last file or folder in the selection.
For those who have selected the wanted files/folders, you may either drag them to a distinct spot, or employ various activities to them making use of right–click contextual menu or maybe the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to protect your data
There’s a single standard technique to secure a directory with a pass word – by creating an .htaccess file. If, however, you’re not technically experienced enough, you will have issues executing it on your own. To help with making things simple for you, we’ve included an easy–to–navigate password protection interface to the File Manager available in the Web Control Panel.
To employ the option, just right–click on a folder and pick Password Protection. After that decide on the user name and the security password that you’ll want to employ and then press the button. That’s it. The chosen directory is going to be hidden by the standard users and will also be accessible just to approved account holders.