What is a File Manager? How much does it differ from its desktop alternative?
A File Manager is a web-based interface that allows you to control the files in an Internet hosting account as an alternative to a third-party FTP program. Every File Manager tool supports a standard set of capabilities regardless of the Internet hosting CP it's part of - renaming, deleting and moving files or whole folders along with all of the info in them, for instance. In accordance with the particular CP, other features might be supported also, like changing file permissions, handling archives or editing the content of a particular file. Via an easy-to-use File Manager, you can easily handle your files and your web presence as a whole, while a hard-to-use one could make managing your content frustrating, especially if you haven't used this kind of a tool before.
File Manager in Shared Hosting
The feature-rich File Manager that comes with our shared hosting
packages will make controlling your content as easy as managing files on your desktop computer or notebook. You will be able to drag-and-drop folders and files not just inside the account, but also straight from your laptop or computer, so you will no longer need an FTP client to upload content. Furthermore, the folder structure shall be preserved, so files from different folders won't 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 set up password-protected areas and much more. If you want to modify files, you may do that via several different editors - a plain text editor, a code editor and a WYSIWYG editor, so you can opt for the one that you need and feel most comfortable working with.
File Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server
account with us, you shall be able to benefit from our feature-rich File Manager. The tool is a part of the in-house developed Hepsia CP and is just as easy and user-friendly. It will only take a mouse click to set up, rename or delete a file or a folder inside your account and for your convenience, you will be able to sort the content by name, type, size or last modified date. Since the File Manager supports drag-and-drop actions, you may swiftly move any content within the account, including folders, and their structure shall be preserved. If you'd like to upload any content, you won't need an FTP program, due to the fact that you may drag-and-drop the folders right from your notebook or computer. The File Manager also includes advanced functions and you will be able to change file permissions, to work with archives and to edit files with plain text and HTML editors, which could be accessed via right-click context menus.