When using the Hostingboy Site Control Panel, you will gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It’ll enable you to quickly take care of your webpages without the need to turn to an FTP client. You could add data files through a secure connection by simply dragging them into the web browser. In addition, you could quickly archive and unarchive data files and folders, set password–protected areas, adjust data file permissions and so much more. Go through the features built into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The simplest approach to publish files
Importing files with an FTP client is an out–of–date and quite an insecure way for moving files from your notebook or computer to a web hosting server. For this reason, we have integrated drag–and–drop file publish support in the File Manager. Simply drag the files that you want to publish from your desktop computer into your Internet browser and they will start to upload in your website hosting profile over a protected SSL communication.
There is no need to deploy any extra computer software, web browser add–ons or web apps. The drag & drop capability performs just as well on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right–click context menus
Find the whole set of easily accessible file control possibilities with only a click
Thanks to the right–click menus we’ve added to the File Manager, it is possible to manage all of your files incredibly easy. Click on a file or directory and with the panel which will pop up, select the actions that you’d like. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any chosen file. If you click on a folder, additionally, you’ll see the solution to establish a different sub–folder or file within it.
Whenever you select multiple files or directories, you will be able to use the exact same procedures for all of them at the same time.
Deal with big files effectively
Thanks to the built in archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager really helps to use enormous files never having to use FTP. You can reduce the size of a folder to a lightweight size by clicking on the Compress button or gain access to the belongings in an archived directory by using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a folder as well as multiple files, it is possible to select the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) as well as the title of the archive file.
Integrated file editors
No third–party software is needed
We have enclosed a pair of file editors in the Site Control Panel so you can produce quick and easy alterations to your files and never have to use any third party software applications. Inside the File Manager you can find a WYSIWYG editor that will help keep an eye on any changes which you generate right away, a code editor that includes syntax highlighting for your personal .JS or .PHP files, and a plain text editor for more competent users. Any changes you generate and save will be reflected quickly online.
You can access the file editors using the buttons near the top of the file table or by right–clicking a certain file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted inside a straightforward approach
When you’re in charge of a large number of web sites concurrently, it is vital that you have every little thing sorted out. With many other File Managers, modifying a bunch of websites inside the exact same account is quite challenging. With our File Manager, you’ll see that it is actually pretty simple. Every single website has its own folder, that you can right away identify, including all of the files associated with the specified web site are situated there.
And then to make things so much easier, you will find there’s a drop–down navigation from which you can quickly pick on which host you would like to work in the File Manager. Our intelligent system will lead you there within seconds.
A user–friendly interface
Be in charge of your files with a click of the mouse
The Hostingboy File Manager is made in such a manner to make you feel just like making use of the file explorer on your PC. It provides you with a possibility to drag your files and then to drop them with a preferred area and reveals all the readily available modification opportunities on clicking the right computer mouse button. Furthermore, the tool includes an integrated file preview option as well as other file editors making it possible for you to modify your files instantly straight from your Site Control Panel.
Also, we’ve bundled a set of file management posts and how–to video lessons to help you quickly find out how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Transform a variety of files simultaneously
The File Manager can save you lots of time when working with different files. You’ll be able to select many different files at a time and use a desired action to them like you do in your personal computer. To choose arbitrary files simultaneously, simply hold down the Control key, and to choose a number of adjacent files, use the Shift key. It is that easy.
Once you’ve selected the files, you are able to automatically move them to a different spot when using the drag–and–drop option. By means of the right–click contextual menu along with the buttons on top of the file table, you can actually use a number of other actions – it is easy to copy, rename, delete, download and revise your files, alter file permissions, etcetera.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to guard your information
If you wish to password–secure a folder within your website, you need to set up an .htaccess file manually. However, this could be time–consuming and complicated if you are not well–experienced in website hosting. With our File Manager, you may create a password–protected directory and conceal all its contents from the public eye with merely a handful of mouse–clicks.
Everything you should do is right–click a folder, opt for Password Protection and after that choose the Add selection. After that just define a login name and a security password. No more configuration is needed and there’s no reason to handle an .htaccess file. Our platform will manage everything for you.