Used as FTP client alternatives, web–based file managers have always been sluggish and poor in features. Nonetheless, using the File Manager built in the Phillips Hosting Website Control Panel, you won’t only employ a speedy, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file supervision client, but also a tool that will make a third party FTP program unneeded. Take a look at several of the options that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Add files without difficulty
Moving files between your PC and any of your web sites is now quick and easy, because of the drag–and–drop functionality offered by the File Manager. You could pull files from your desktop computer or laptop and drop them in the Website Control Panel over a secure SSL communication. That’s all. It usually takes just a few seconds to upload a data file and slightly longer for any larger data files and folders.
You don’t need to install any third–party software or browser plugins. The drag & drop capability found in the File Manager works equally efficiently on all leading operating systems.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file control choices in front of you
We’ve aimed to make your File Manager as easy–to–use as it can be, so you’ll be able to generate adjustments to your files. Besides the conventional command bar towards the top of the page, we have additionally introduced right–click contextual menus with all the current simple file managing possibilities. Click on a file or folder and select the activity that you would like through the list which will pop–up.
It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you select with simply a click of the mouse. In the event you click a directory, additionally you can generate a brand new folder or file inside it.
The right–click choices are conveniently obtainable when you choose numerous files or folders at the same time.
Take care of archives with merely a click
The File Manager provides an inbuilt archive/unarchive solution that may help you add large archives and then extract them within your account in seconds. Once compressing a file or folder, you are able to select the name for the archive which will be created along with its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Furthermore, it will be straightforward to compress current files or folders with a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive solution you can find at the File Manager means you can work with huge files directly from your Website Control Panel. You don’t need to make use of any third–party software for example an FTP client so as to upload a large file to your web hosting account or download any archive to your desktop.
Online file editors
The easiest solution to alter your files
The File Manager allows you to edit your files on the server without the need to download, change after which re–upload them. You can actually revise your files instantly online, making use of the internal editors. We supply a code editor equipped with syntax displaying for your .JS or .PHP files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, in addition to a regular text editor for the more skilled end users.
You have access to each file editor with the right–click contextual menus. All alterations produced to the files are demonstrated instantly online – it is possible to directly examine them inside the browser.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted with an easy–to–use way
The File Manager shows all files and folders using an easy–to–understand alphabetical order. The whole set of files associated with the many hosts are structured into individual directories that are titled following their individual domains, meaning you can instantly recognize them. This is actually useful when you are managing a couple of sites simultaneously. There isn’t any probability to get lost or to feel really bewildered amongst the multitude of files and folders in your cloud hosting account.
To access the files under a host, simply select it in the drop–down menu near the top of the file table. As an alternative, it’s possible to double–click on its folder and you will be at once brought to a table showing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
Maintain your data with just a click of the mouse
The Phillips Hosting File Manager is designed in such a way to make you feel similarly to handling the file explorer on your personal computer. It is provided with an option to drag your files and to drop them with a desired location and indicates all the obtainable edit alternatives on clicking the right mouse button. Furthermore, the tool carries an internal file preview option and various file editors to guide you manage your files quickly directly from your Website Control Panel.
In addition, we’ve enclosed a set of file management articles and how–to instructional videos to help you fairly quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Modify various files simultaneously
It is simple to manage a multitude of files all at once while using the multi–selection ability of the Phillips Hosting File Manager. All that you should do is actually hold down the Control key and then click on the files or directories which you want to pick. Should you wish to select a selection of files/folders in a row immediately, pick the first file/folder, hold down the Shift key after which click on the final file or folder in the set.
When you have picked the required files/folders, you can either drag them to a distinct place, or implement diverse activities to them when using the right–click contextual menu or the buttons at the top of the file table.
1–click password protection options
The easiest way to shield your information
Password protection is the perfect path to confine the accessibility to a specific element of your website which you don’t want to be visible to every one. As an example, this could be a safe members’ area or, perhaps an area with copyrighted information that you want only specific customers to reach.
In the File Manager it’s possible to password–secure your site or possibly a certain directory within it with only a click of the mouse. Simply right–click a directory, choose Password Protection and fill out your login name and then pass word. There is no need to address .htaccess files or come up with any other configurations. In the future, simply the site visitors which have your username and pass word will gain access to your web site.