Used as FTP software substitutes, web file management tools have always been sluggish and poorly featured. Nonetheless, with the File Manager included in the LW Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel, you will not only have a speedy, responsive and easy–to–work–with file management interface, but also a software tool that will make an external FTP application unnecessary. Consider a few of the functions that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Move data files to your web sites easily
The File Manager in your Web Hosting Control Panel includes a quick, drag–and–drop capability that will assist you to transfer files between your PC and your website hosting account with no need to use an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You can pull data files from your personal computer and drop them in your Web Hosting Control Panel with a click of the mouse by using a secure SSL connection.
The drag & drop functionality is built–into the Web Hosting Control Panel, therefore, you don’t need to deploy any third–party computer software to employ it. It also works well on all major Os’s, so all you should do to apply it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Check out all the readily available file administration possibilities with a click
On account of the right–click menus that we have included on the File Manager, you’ll be able to modify all of your files incredibly easy. Simply click on a file or folder and with the pop–up panel, choose the activity that you would like. You can rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete just about any selected file. Should you click on a folder, you will also see the solution to generate a different sub–folder or file inside it.
Whenever you select many different files or folders, you’ll be able to use the exact same procedures for all of them concurrently.
Take care of archives with just a click
The File Manager provides an integrated archive/unarchive option to help you to add large archives and then extract them in your web hosting account blazingly fast. Once compressing a file or folder, you’ll be able to decide on the title for the archive which will be created as well as its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Also, it will be straightforward to compress active folders or files with simply a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive solution provided by the File Manager lets you make use of enormous files right from your Web Hosting Control Panel. No need to make use of any third party software for instance an FTP client so as to upload a huge file to your hosting account or download an archive on your desktop.
Online file editors
The best method to alter your files
Our File Manager will let you edit your files entirely on the server with no need to download, adjust and subsequently re–upload them. You’ll be able to update your files straight away on the net, by using the inbuilt editors. We offer a code editor provided with syntax highlighting for your .JS or .PHP files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and then a regular text editor for the more experienced customers.
You have access to every file editor with the right–click contextual menus. All adjusts made to the files appear instantly online – you can easily directly preview them inside the browser.
A logical folder structure
All of your files organized with a convenient manner
All the files within your hosting account are neatly organized into folders. Each host features its own main folder, that follows the file structure that you have selected. In this way, it is really an easy task to handle all of your hosts from a single place without risk of becoming lost or puzzled.
By standard, you’ll see all the hosts mentioned in a table and when you mouse–click once over a specific host, you will observe the whole set of sub–folders and files pertaining to it. By clicking two times, you will go to a web page which is centered on that host only. A further way to load the folder associated with a certain host and also to use it solely, is to use the drop–down menu at the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Control your files with a mouse–click
The LW Hosting File Manager has been made in such a way as to help you feel just like working with the file explorer on your desktop. It functions a way to drag your files and to drop them inside a preferred area and displays all the available modification opportunities on clicking the right mouse button. Also, the tool contains an internal file preview option as well as other file editors that will help you edit your files right away directly from your Web Hosting Control Panel.
Furthermore, we have included a number of file management posts and how–to training videos to enable you fairly quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Transform various files simultaneously
Our File Manager will help you save a lot of time when making use of many different files. You’re able to pick multiple files at the same time and apply a preferred action for them like you do with your computer. To pick arbitrary files at once, just keep pressed the Control key, and to pick a couple of nearby files, press the Shift key. It is that straightforward.
After getting chosen the files, you can at once move them to a different location when using the drag–and–drop option. By means of the right–click contextual menu along with the buttons above the file table, you can use a number of other actions – it is easy to copy, rename, delete, download and change your files, change file permissions, etc.
Quick & simple password protection options
The ultimate way to take care of your data
There is a single popular way to protect a folder using a pass word – by creating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you aren’t technically experienced enough, you will have difficulties carrying it out on your own. To make things straightforward, we’ve added an easy–to–use password protection interface to the File Manager accessible in the Web Hosting Control Panel.
To employ the option, simply right–click on a folder and pick Password Protection. Then add the user name as well as the pass word which you want to use and then press the button. That’s all. The selected folder is going to be hidden from the standard users and will be available only to previously approved account owners.