Used as FTP software substitutes, online file management tools have always been slow and poorly featured. Still, when using the File Manager included in the 1 2 3 Free Website Hosting Control Panel, you will not only employ a speedy, responsive and time and effort saving file supervision client, but also an app that will make a third party FTP application unnecessary. Consider a few of the options that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer data files to your webpages without difficulty
The File Manager in your Hosting Control Panel offers a fast, drag–and–drop function that will assist you to move files between your personal computer and your hosting account without having to work with an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client. You can drag files from your PC and drop them in your Hosting Control Panel with a mouse–click using a risk–free SSL connection.
The drag–and–drop characteristic is built into the Hosting Control Panel, so that you will not need to install any third–party software pack to take full advantage of it. It also works well on all popular Os’s, so all you should do to use it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Manage all files with only a click of the mouse
A large number of File Managers list all of the activities that one can perform within a file or directory at the top of the page. We feel that this isn’t intuitive enough. Thanks to the File Manager, you can get all of the file managing choices whenever you right–click a file or directory. This method is likewise applicable for many different files/folders.
It is easy to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete just about any file or folder you choose with just a click of the mouse.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
In contrast to a large number of file management user interfaces as well as FTP clients, the 1 2 3 Free Website Hosting Control Panel features a way to archive/unarchive files much faster. It is really easy–to–navigate. To have a folder reduced to a compact size, all you need to do is choose it and click on the Compress button. To open up the belongings of an archived folder in your cloud hosting account, choose it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager works with several different file extensions, for example .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Change files directly from your Hosting Control Panel
Through the File Manager it is possible to revise your files instantly on the Internet applying any of the built in software instruments. The text editor reveals the files with a plain text file format, the code editor features syntax highlighting for your .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor enables you to see all the modifications as they show up online. All the changes which you create and keep can be shown quickly on the world wide web, so you can review them in your own Internet browser and return to make further modifications, if you are not happy with the result.
There’s no need to download any files whatsoever, to edit them with your desktop computer and then to re–upload them back to your web hosting account. All of the editors are accessible via the buttons at the top of the file table or through the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
All of your files sorted out in a convenient approach
The File Manager displays all files and folders in an easy–to–understand alphabetical order. The whole set of files related to the different hosts are sorted inside separate directories that are titled following their respective domain names, so that you can quickly acknowledge them. This is really useful in controlling a large number of websites simultaneously. There isn’t any probability to stray or to feel confused amidst the plethora of files and directories in your cloud hosting account.
To access the files within a specified host, simply pick it from the drop–down menu near the top of the file table. Alternatively, you can double–click on its folder and you will be at once sent to a table showing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager made for people
Most web File Managers are sluggish and complex to make use of. They supply constrained functions and aren’t really straightforward. We strive to improve that with the 1 2 3 Free Website File Manager. It was intended to be easy–to–use and also to seem like an item you are already well aware of – the File Manager on your desktop.
All of its attributes, the drag & drop file upload options, the right–click contextual menus, the integrated file editors, etcetera exist for 1 reason – to help make managing your website(s) easier.
Work with multiple files
Change various files simultaneously
Using the 1 2 3 Free Website File Manager, you’re able to select numerous files or directories like you do on your notebook or computer. Simply keep pressed the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and then click the desired files/folders. If you’d like, to choose a good amount of files/folders simultaneously, just click one file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
Having once picked each of the files that you’ll require, you can drag them into a distinct location, or take advantage of the right–click contextual menu to check out a list of the available features.
1–click password protection options
The simplest way to guard your details
Password protection is the greatest solution to reduce the means to access a selected section of your site you do not wish to be visible to every one. For example, this might be a secure members’ area or, perhaps a place with copyrighted information that you want only a number of individuals to view.
In the File Manager it’s possible to password–guard your website or maybe a certain directory inside with just a mouse–click. Just right–click a folder, choose Password Protection and fill in the username as well as pass word. It is not necessary to handle .htaccess files or generate any additional configurations. From now on, merely the visitors who have your username and pass word will be able to access your web site.