Used as FTP client alternatives, web file managers have always been slow and poor in features. Nonetheless, using the File Manager included in the Engehost Website Control Panel, you will not only have a rapid, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file administration client, but also a software tool that will make a third party FTP program unnecessary. Have a look at some of the features that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The least complicated method to publish files
Posting data files with an FTP tool is an out–of–date and really unsafe way for transporting files from your desktop machine or laptop to a web server. By reason of this, we have included drag & drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Simply pull the files that you want to publish from your desktop into your browser and they’ll begin to upload in your website hosting account through a risk–free SSL communication.
You don’t need to install any extra software, browser plug–ins or web apps. The drag & drop function performs just as well on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right–click context menus
Control all of your with only a click of the mouse
Most File Managers list all the activities you can perform with a file or directory on the top of the webpage. We think this is not user–friendly enough. Thanks to the File Manager, you can get all of the file control options whenever you right–click a file or directory. This method is also valid for multiple files/folders.
You can rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete every file or folder you decide with merely a mouse–click.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
Distinct from the vast majority of file management user interfaces as well as FTP clients, the Engehost Website Control Panel features an option to archive/unarchive files way quicker. It is convenient. To get a directory shrunk to a compact size, all you need to do is select 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 an assortment of file extensions, just like .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The easiest method to customize your files
Engehost’s File Manager will allow you to modify your files on the web hosting server and never have to download, adjust and then re–upload them. You can revise your files instantly on the Internet, making use of our included editors. We provide a code editor with syntax highlighting for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, in addition to a standard text editor for more experienced end users.
You have access to each file editor with the right–click contextual menus. All of the adjusts produced to the files will be reflected right away online – it is possible to directly examine them inside your browser.
A logical folder structure
All of your files organized in a convenient way
All of the files within your cloud hosting account are organized into directories. Each host has its own primary directory, that employs the file hierarchy that you’ve selected. Using this method, it is really straightforward to deal with all your hosts from a single place with no chance of getting lost or baffled.
By default, you will see all the hosts mentioned in a table and if you mouse–click once on a given host, you will observe all of the sub–folders and files associated with it. By clicking on two times, you are going to go to a web page that is focused on that host alone. A different way to load the folder pertaining to a certain host and also to use it exclusively, is using the drop–down menu near the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Handle your data with a mouse–click
The Engehost File Manager has been developed in such a way as to make you feel similarly to working with the file explorer on your PC. It has a possibility to drag your files and to drop them with a preferred location and shows all of the obtainable edit options on clicking the right computer mouse button. In addition, the tool comes with an incorporated file preview solution and various file editors that can help you edit your files in real time straight from your Website Control Panel.
In addition, we have bundled a number of file management posts and how–to training videos to assist you rather quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Adjust numerous files simultaneously
It’s easy to handle a great number of files concurrently employing the multi–selection capacity of the Engehost File Manager. What you need to do is hold down the Control key and then click on the files or folders that you want to pick. In order to choose a list of files/folders in a row at the same time, click on the first file/folder, hold down the Shift key after which pick the last file or folder within the set.
When you have picked the required files/folders, you may either drag them to a specific place, or apply various actions to them using the right–click contextual menu as well as the buttons near the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to protect your information
There’s a single standard route to safeguard a directory using a pass word – by generating an .htaccess file. If, however, you’re not technologically skilled enough, you will have difficulty executing it without any help. To make things easy, we’ve integrated an intuitive password protection user interface to the File Manager readily available inside the Website Control Panel.
To employ the option, just right–click on a folder and choose Password Protection. Then choose the user name as well as the pass word that you want to implement and click on the button. That’s all. The selected directory is going to be undetectable from the standard users and will also be accessible just to authorized visitors.