When using the HostingBox.biz Site Control Panel, you’ll gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It’ll help you to speedily take care of all of your sites without the need to resort to an FTP client. You can publish files through a safe connection by simply dragging them into the web browser. Also, you could promptly archive and unarchive files and folders, set up password–protected locations, adjust file permissions and much more. Take a look at the capabilities contained in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The least difficult way to upload files
Adding data files with an FTP client is an obsolete and really unsafe way of shifting files from your PC to a hosting server. For this reason, we have included drag’n’drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Simply pull the data files that you need to publish from your desktop into your web browser and they’ll start to publish in your hosting profile over a safe SSL communication.
There is no need to set up any extra computer software, browser plug–ins or web apps. The drag & drop functionality operates equally well on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right–click context menus
All of the file management choices in front of you
We have given our best to make your File Manager as intuitive as it can be, so it is easy to generate changes to your files. Aside from the standard control bar near the top of the web page, we have now also put in right–click contextual menus with the basic file administration options. Simply click on a file or directory and choose the activity that you like within the selection that will appear.
You can actually rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you choose with only a mouse–click. When you click on a directory, also you can make a different folder or file in it.
The right–click choices are available as well when you select numerous files or folders simultaneously.
Handle archives with merely a click of the mouse
The File Manager is designed with an in–built archive/unarchive option that can assist you upload substantial archives and extract them into your website hosting account in the blink of an eye. The moment compressing a file or folder, you are able to decide on the title for the archive which will be created along with its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, you are able to compress existing folders or files with only a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive option you can find at the File Manager lets you work with enormous files directly from your Site Control Panel. You don’t have to start using any third–party software such as an FTP client in order to upload a big file in your web hosting account or to download an archive in your desktop.
Online file editors
Change files straight from your Site Control Panel
Through the File Manager you’ll be able to manage your files instantly on the net making use of any of the internal software tools. The text editor shows the files in a plain text format, the code editor has syntax highlighting for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor allows you to preview your modifications as they appear online. All the changes you make and save will be shown straight away online, so you can examine them in your Internet browser and return to make extra changes, in case you are not satisfied with the result.
You do not have to download any files, to edit them through your desktop and then to re–upload them back into your hosting account. All the editors are accessible via the buttons near the top of the file table or through the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files arranged with a convenient manner
When you are handling several sites at the same time, it is essential that you have every little thing sorted out. With other File Managers, updating several web sites within the same web hosting account can be quite tricky. With our File Manager, you’ll find that it’s actually really simple. Each website features its own directory, which you’ll at once identify, including all of the files associated with the specific site are located there.
And to make things so much easier, you will find a drop–down menu from which it’s easy to select on exactly which host you would like to work in the File Manager. Our intelligent system will take you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager meant for the general public
Most web File Managers are sluggish and challenging to employ. They have reduced functions and are not really straightforward. We aim to improve that with the HostingBox.biz File Manager. It is intended to be practical and to look like a product you are already well aware of – the File Manager on your personal computer system.
All of its capabilities, the drag & drop file upload options, the right–click contextual menus, the built in file editors, etc. exist for a single reason – to help make controlling your website(s) a lot easier.
Work with multiple files
Transform a variety of files concurrently
HostingBox.biz’s File Manager can help you save a plenty of time when working with many different files. It is possible to pick many different files at a time and apply a pre–selected activity to them just like you do in your desktop computer. To choose arbitrary files simultaneously, simply press the Control key, and to pick a group of adjacent files, press the Shift key. It is that simple.
After getting chosen the files, you are able to instantly transfer them to an additional location when using the drag & drop option. By making use of the right–click context menu as well as the buttons on top of the file table, you can use a variety of other actions – it is possible to copy, rename, delete, download and alter your files, alter file permissions, etc.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to shield your information
There’s one standard route to secure a folder with a pass word – by generating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you aren’t technically qualified sufficiently, you will have trouble performing it all on your own. To make things simple for you, we’ve designed a convenient–to–use password protection user interface to the File Manager accessible within the Site Control Panel.
To make use of this option, just right–click on a directory and choose Password Protection. After that fill in the username plus the pass word that you want to implement and press the button. That’s it. Now the selected directory is going to be undetectable by the public eye and will be available just to previously approved account holders.