With the Host Composer Control Panel, you’ll have access to our feature–rich File Manager. It will help you to speedily handle all of your web pages without the need to make use of an FTP client. You could add data files over a secure connection by pulling them into the web browser. Additionally, you could quickly archive and unarchive data files and folders, set password–protected locations, adjust file permissions and much more. Have a look at the capabilities integrated into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The most simple method to upload data files
Submitting files with an FTP tool is an out–of–date and quite an unsafe way of transporting data files from your desktop computer or notebook to a web server. That’s why, we have integrated drag–and–drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Just pull the data files that you need to publish from your computer into your web browser and they’ll start to upload in your website hosting profile through a risk–free SSL communication.
You do not have to mount any extra software package, web browser add–ons or web apps. The drag & drop function performs equally well on Windows, Mac or Linux.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file control choices at hand
We have tried to make your File Manager as intuitive as it can be, so it is easy to produce modifications for your files. Besides the conventional control bar at the top of the page, we have now furthermore put in right–click context menus with all the basic file control options. Just click on a file or directory and pick the actions you’d like to have from the list that will pop up.
You are able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you decide on with merely a click of the mouse. Should you click on a directory, additionally you can generate a brand new directory or file within it.
The right–click choices are available as well at the time you choose many different files or folders at once.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
Compared with the vast majority of file management user interfaces as well as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the Host Composer Control Panel provides a way to archive/unarchive files much quicker. It is uncomplicated. To have a directory shrunk into a compact size, simply pick it and then click the Compress button. To open up the contents of an archived directory in your web hosting account, pick it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager works with a wide range of file extensions, which include .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Edit files straight from your Control Panel
From the File Manager it is possible to modify your files instantly online employing some of the included instruments. The text editor displays the files with a plain text format, the code editor has syntax highlighting for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor helps to see your modifications as they show up online. Also, all changes you generate and save can be reflected automatically on the Internet, so that you can examine them in your browser and return to make extra changes, if you are not happy with the result.
There’s no need to download your files, to revise them on your personal computer and to re–upload them back in your website hosting account. Each of the editors are accessible via the buttons at the top of the file table or through the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted with an uncomplicated approach
When you’re working with a number of sites simultaneously, it’s highly recommendable for you to have everything organized. With some other File Managers, updating a variety of web sites in the exact same account is extremely tricky. Using the File Manager, you will see that it is in fact rather easy. Every single site does have its own folder, that you can quickly recognize, and all the files associated with the specific website are placed there.
And to make things so much easier, you will find a drop–down navigation where you can quickly choose on exactly which web host you wish to work inside the File Manager. Our smart system will lead you there within seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager intended for real people
Making use of your files is user–friendly and easy making use of Host Composer Control Panel. You are going to try a file management environment which is very close to your desktop PC’s file explorer. You’ll be able to drag & drop files and take care of them with a right mouse–click. Thanks to the built–in review solution, you will see photographs exactly like they will appear on the Internet, and throughout the integrated file editors you could make adjustments to your files in real time.
If you want assistance handling your files, you’re able to consider the large number of posts and how–to video tutorials, that you can get with merely a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Transform a lot of files simultaneously
It’s easy to manage a huge amount of files concurrently while using the multi–selection ability of the Host Composer File Manager. What you need to do is actually press the Control key and then click on the files or folders you want to pick. Should you wish to choose a range of files/folders in a row immediately, pick the first file/folder, hold down the Shift key and afterwards choose the very last file or folder in the group.
If you have chosen the wanted files/folders, you may either drag them to a specific spot, or use diverse activities to them making use of right–click contextual menu as well as the buttons at the top of the file table.
1–click password protection options
The easiest way to guard your details
Password protection is the best solution to control the ways to access an important component of your website that you do not want to be observable to every one. For instance, this can be a secure members’ spot or even a place with copyrighted data that you like just a number of individuals to access.
From your File Manager you can easily password–protect your website as well as a specific folder inside with merely a click of the mouse. Simply right–click a directory, choose Password Protection and define the user name and also pass word. You don’t have to handle .htaccess files as well as to generate any other adjustments. From now on, only the site visitors which have your username and pass word will gain access to your website.