When using the Hero Chicken Site Control Panel, you’ll get access to our feature–rich File Manager. It’ll enable you to promptly take care of all of your websites with no need to turn to an FTP client. You could add data files over a risk–free connection by dragging them into the browser. In addition, you can promptly archive and unarchive files and folders, create password–protected locations, adjust data file permissions and so much more. Browse through the functions included in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Move files to your webpages with no trouble
The File Manager in your Site Control Panel includes a rapid, drag’n’drop feature that can help you move files between your personal computer and your web hosting account without the need to apply an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client. You can drag data files from your personal computer and drop them in your Site Control Panel with a mouse–click through a risk–free SSL connection.
The drag & drop functionality is integrated into the Site Control Panel, therefore, you don’t need to set up any third party application to apply it. It will also work on all major Operating Systems, so all you have to do to make use of it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Control all of your with just a click
The majority of File Managers specify all the actions that you can carry out on a file or folder at the top of the page. We think this isn’t properly arranged. Using the File Manager, you have access to all file administration choices at the time you right–click a file or directory. This method is also valid for numerous files/folders.
You can actually rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you decide with just a click of the mouse.
Work with massive files conveniently
Because of the built in archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager enables you to use big files without having to use FTP. It is easy to reduce the size of a directory into a compact size by clicking on the Compress button or gain access to the belongings in an archived directory through the Extract button. When compressing a folder or a variety of files, it will be easy to decide on the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) along with the name of one’s archive file.
Integrated file editors
No third party applications are needed
We’ve enclosed a set of file editors within the Site Control Panel to help you out generate easy and quick transformations to your files without the need to make use of third–party software. In the File Manager you can find a WYSIWYG editor that can assist you keep an eye on all the recent changes which you come up with right away, a code editor that features syntax accentuating for one’s .PHP or .JS files, as well as a plain text editor for more competent users. All the changes which you generate and save will be demonstrated instantaneously on the Internet.
You have access to the file editors using the buttons near the top of the file table and / or by right–clicking a selected file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted in an easy–to–use way
The File Manager lists all files and directories using a clear to understand alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files associated with the many hosts are organized into distinct folders which are referred to as after their respective domains, meaning you can efficiently identify them. This is really useful when you are maintaining a bunch of sites concurrently. There isn’t any possibility to get lost or to feel really confused among the variety of data files and directories inside your website hosting account.
To gain access to the files under a specified host, simply choose it from the drop–down navigation near the top of the file table. As an alternative, you can double–click on its folder and you are easily transported to a table showing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
Be in charge of your data with just a mouse–click
The Hero Chicken File Manager is developed in such a manner as to make you feel similarly to working with the file explorer on your personal computer. It features a possibility to drag your files and then to drop them inside a desired area and indicates all of the available modification options upon clicking the right mouse button. Also, the tool boasts an inbuilt file preview solution as well as other file editors to help you out revise your files live directly from your Site Control Panel.
In addition, we have provided a set of file management posts and how–to video tutorials to guide you to quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Modify different files concurrently
Our File Manager will save you a plenty of time whenever using many different files. It’s possible to select multiple files at the same time and use a pre–selected activity to them precisely like you do on your desktop machine or notebook. To pick arbitrary files simultaneously, simply keep pressed the Control key, and to select a collection of adjoining files, press the Shift key. It’s that easy.
Once you’ve chosen the files, you can at once transfer them to another spot using the drag & drop option. With the help of the right–click contextual menu and also the buttons above the file table, you can apply a myriad of other actions – it is possible to copy, rename, delete, download and edit your files, transform file permissions, and so on.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to protect your data
If you wish to password–secure a directory on your website, you have got to set up an .htaccess file manually. Having said that, this is time–consuming and sophisticated if you’re not a specialist in hosting. Thanks to the File Manager, you can make a password–protected folder and hide all of its items from the public eye with just a few mouse–clicks.
All you need to do is right–click a directory, pick Password Protection and choose the Add selection. Then simply indicate a login name together with a pass word. No additional configuration is necessary and there’s no reason to manage an .htaccess file. Our system will manage every thing on your behalf.