Using the ihost Website Control Panel, you’ll get access to our feature–rich File Manager. It will enable you to promptly manage your web pages without the need to turn to an FTP client. You can upload data files through a protected connection by simply pulling them into the browser. Also, you can speedily archive and unarchive files and folders, set up password–protected locations, change data file permissions and so much more. Take a look at the characteristics built into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer files to your sites with ease
The File Manager in your Website Control Panel includes a fast, drag’n’drop functionality that will allow you to transfer data files between your PC and your website hosting account with no need to employ an FTP tool. You can easily drag files from your personal computer and drop them in your Website Control Panel with a click of the mouse through a risk–free SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop characteristic is integrated into the Website Control Panel, therefore, you don’t have to deploy any third party software package to take full advantage of it. It also works well on all popular Os’s, so all you should do to apply it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file administration choices at hand
We’ve always given our best to make the File Manager as intuitive as it can be, so it is easy to come up with adjustments to your files. Aside from the normal control bar near the top of the page, we have now additionally added right–click context menus with all the basic file managing possibilities. Just click on a file or directory and select the action which you want through the collection which will appear.
You’re able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you decide with simply a click of the mouse. When you click a folder, additionally you can establish a completely new directory or file in it.
The right–click choices are also available when you select multiple files or folders at once.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
Not like the majority of file management user interfaces as well as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the ihost Website Control Panel boasts an option to archive/unarchive files more speedily. It is really easy–to–navigate. To get a folder shrunk into a compact size, all you need to do is pick it and click on the Compress button. To open up the belongings of an archived directory in your cloud hosting account, pick it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager uses a range of file extensions, like .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Revise files from your Website Control Panel
From your File Manager it is possible to modify your files instantly online by using many of the included tools. The text editor reveals the files in a plain text file format, the code editor features syntax emphasizing for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor really helps you to see all the edits while they appear online. Furthermore, all changes which you make and save can be shown instantly on the net, in order for you to preview them within your browser and return to generate extra modifications, if unsatisfied.
You don’t have to download your files, to edit them on your PC and to re–upload them back to your cloud hosting account. All of the editors are found through the buttons at the top of the file table or at the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files organized with an uncomplicated manner
All of the files inside your hosting account are sorted into directories. Every web host features its own primary folder, that uses the file structure that you’ve selected. By doing this, it is not difficult to manage all of your current hosts from a single location with no chance of becoming lost or baffled.
By standard, you will see each of the hosts listed in a table and when you click once on a given host, you will observe all the sub–folders and files pertaining to it. By clicking on two times, you will go to a web page which is focused on that host alone. A further way to load the folder related to a particular host and then to work with it solely, is to try using the drop–down menu towards the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Manage your data with only a click of the mouse
The ihost File Manager has been made in such a way to make you feel like using the services of the file explorer on your computer. It is provided with an option to drag your files and then to drop them inside a desired area and shows all of the readily available modification options upon clicking the right computer mouse button. In addition, the tool carries an in–built file preview solution as well as other file editors making it possible for you to edit your files live from your Website Control Panel.
In addition, we have integrated a collection of file management articles and how–to video clips to help you out quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Modify multiple files simultaneously
When using the ihost File Manager, you can pick a variety of files or folders precisely like you do on your notebook or computer. Just press the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the required files/folders. If you would like, to select a good amount of files/folders simultaneously, just click one file/folder, press the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
Having once picked all of the files that you need, it is possible to drag them to a specified location, or take advantage of the right–click contextual menu to view a listing of the available actions.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to take care of your details
There’s a single prevalent way for you to shield a directory with a security password – by generating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you are not technically experienced enough, you’ll have difficulties executing it without any help. To help with making things simple for you, we’ve included a convenient password protection interface to the File Manager available inside the Website Control Panel.
To use this option, just right–click on a directory and select Password Protection. Then add the user name plus the pass word that you like to implement and click on the button. That’s all. The chosen folder will be undetectable by the general pubic and will be accessible only to approved account holders.