Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, web–based file managers have always been sluggish and poor in features. Nevertheless, when using the File Manager included in the scottish hosting Hosting Control Panel, you won’t only employ a blazingly fast, responsive and easy–to–work–with file supervision client, but also a software tool that will make a third party FTP application unnecessary. Consider a few of the options that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The most simple way to publish data files
Submitting files with an FTP client is an out–of–date and really insecure way of transmitting files from your desktop machine or laptop to a web server. That’s why, we have included drag & drop file upload support in the File Manager. Just pull the files that you need to add from your desktop into your browser and they’ll begin to upload in your hosting account over a protected SSL communication.
You do not have to install any additional software, browser add–ons or web apps. The drag–and–drop feature works just as well on Windows, Linux or Mac.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file control options at your disposal
We have always given our best to make your File Manager as user–friendly as feasible, so you’re able to make adjustments to your files. Apart from the standard command bar towards the top of the page, we have additionally designed right–click contextual menus with all the current simple file managing options. Just click on a file or directory and select the activity that you want within the collection which will pop up.
You can easily rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you select using a click of the mouse. When you click on a directory, you can also establish a new directory or file in it.
The right–click option is available as well when you choose multiple files or folders at once.
Make use of big files effortlessly
Thanks to the internal archive/unarchive option, the File Manager really helps to deal with enormous files and never have to use FTP. It’s easy to shrink a directory into a small size by simply clicking on the Compress button or get the belongings in an archived folder through the Extract button. When compressing a directory or a selection of files, it is possible to decide on the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and also the name of one’s archive file.
Integrated file editors
No third–party software is necessary
We’ve incorporated a collection of file editors in the Hosting Control Panel to assist you to produce quick and simple adjustments in your files and never having to employ any third party apps. In the File Manager you’ll find a WYSIWYG editor that will assist you check all the recent changes you come up with instantly, a code editor that has syntax accentuating for one’s .PHP or .JS files, as well as a plain text editor for more experienced customers. Any changes that you create and keep can be reflected immediately on the web.
You have access to the file editors when using the buttons at the top of the file table or by right–clicking a particular file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All your files organized in a user–friendly approach
The File Manager lists all files and folders using a clear and understandable alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files pertaining to the various hosts are arranged into different folders which are named after their particular domains, so it’s possible to effectively identify them. This is really useful when you are managing a great number of websites at the same time. There is no opportunity to get lost or to feel really baffled amongst the plethora of data files and folders with your hosting account.
To gain access to the files within a specific host, simply pick it from the drop–down navigation at the top of the file table. As an alternative, it is possible to double–click on its directory and you will be promptly sent to a table showing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager devised for regular people
The vast majority of web File Managers are slow and tricky to work with. They supply limited functions and aren’t really uncomplicated. We hope to improve that with the scottish hosting File Manager. It is designed to be practical and also to seem like something you are already well aware of – the File Manager on your personal computer.
All of its features, the drag–and–drop file upload solutions, the right–click context menus, the built in file editors, etcetera exist for a single reason – to create taking care of your site(s) much easier.
Work with multiple files
Transform various files all at once
With the scottish hosting File Manager, you can actually choose a number of files or directories precisely like you do notebook or desktop computer. Just press the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and then click the desired files/folders. In case you would like, to pick a considerable amount of files/folders simultaneously, just click a single file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any file or folder.
Having once chosen all the files that you require, you are able to drag them into a different folder, or take advantage of the right–click contextual menu to view a summary of the available actions.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to protect your data
If you want to password–protect a directory within your website, you will have to create an .htaccess file by hand. Having said that, this could be time–consuming and complex if you aren’t well–experienced in website hosting. With our File Manager, you may create a password–protected folder and hide its contents from the visitors with several mouse–clicks.
Everything you should execute is right–click a directory, opt for Password Protection and then click the Add selection. Then simply select a login name and a security password. No further configuration is required and there is no need to contend with an .htaccess file. Our system will manage every little thing for you.