Discover more about the functions of a File Manager inside an website hosting control panel and why you will need one.
All hosting accounts are handled through a Control Panel and regardless of the brand of the latter, there's always a File Manager tool, which lets you browse the files you have uploaded in the hosting account and to perform basic operations with them, for example moving, copying or deleting. With respect to the specific tool, there could be more complex functions also, like control over permissions and archives. Many Control Panels are simpler to work with compared to others and so are their File Manager sections. Considering that this is the primary tool that you'll use to control your files, it is critical to check in advance what options it offers and if it shall appeal to you, because a hard-to-use File Manager may be a burden and will make managing your online presence more difficult.
File Manager in Shared Website Hosting
The feature-rich File Manager which comes with our shared website hosting
solutions will make managing your web content as easy as managing files on your PC or notebook. You shall be able to drag-and-drop files and folders not only inside the account, but also directly from computer system, so you'll no longer require an FTP client to upload content. What is more, the folder structure will be maintained, so files from separate folders shall not get mixed. You may also use right-click context menus and access a variety of features. You will be able to create and extract archives, to create password-protected areas and more. If you would like to edit files, you can do that through several different editors - a plain text editor, a code editor and a WYSIWYG editor, so you could select the one that you need and feel most comfy working with.
File Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our File Manager tool will permit you to do just about anything you want. It is an element of the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all semi-dedicated server
accounts and apart from the regular features like renaming, copying or deleting files, you shall be able to use right-click menus in order to access more sophisticated ones. With several clicks, you shall be able to password-protect any folder in the account, to change the UNIX permissions in case a script-based application requires it or to change the content of any file using WYSIWYG editors, plain text and code. Also, you'll no longer need an FTP program to upload new content since you can just drag-and-drop files and whole folders from your computer straight to the File Manager. The tool will do the rest, conserving the folder structure of the content that you upload.