Applied as FTP software alternatives, web file management tools have always been slow and poor in features. Nonetheless, using the File Manager included in the s2f hosting Web Site Control Panel, you will not only have a quick, intuitive and user–friendly file managing client, but also an app that will make a third–party FTP software unneeded. Consider some of the functions that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The most effective method to publish files
Posting data files with an FTP client is an out–of–date and really unsafe method for shifting data files from your desktop computer or notebook to a server. By reason of this, we have integrated drag & drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Simply pull the files that you need to publish from your desktop into your browser and they will start to upload in your web hosting profile over a risk–free SSL connection.
You do not have to deploy any extra software, web browser add–ons or apps. The drag–and–drop capability performs equally well on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file administration options at your disposal
We’ve aimed to make your File Manager as easy–to–use as possible, so it’s possible to come up with adjustments for your files. Aside from the conventional command bar towards the top of the webpage, we have now additionally introduced right–click contextual menus with all the common file control choices. Just click on a file or folder and choose the action you want from the list which will turn up.
You are able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you select with a mouse–click. When you click on a directory, it is possible to create a new directory or file in it.
The right–click choice is conveniently obtainable at the time you choose many different files or folders simultaneously.
Be in charge of archives with only a mouse–click
The File Manager comes with a built–in archive/unarchive option that will assist you submit substantial archives and then extract them into your website hosting account within seconds. The moment compressing a file or folder, it’s possible to decide on the name of the archive that will be created and its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, it will be straightforward to compress current files or folders with only a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive solution available from the File Manager allows you to make use of big files directly from your Web Site Control Panel. No need to use any third–party software like an FTP client in order to upload a substantial file to your hosting account or to download any archive to your desktop.
Integrated file editors
No third–party programs are required
We have integrated a pair of file editors within the Web Site Control Panel to help you out produce quick and easy corrections to your files without having to use any third–party software. In the File Manager you’ll find a WYSIWYG editor that will help keep an eye on any changes that you create immediately, a code editor which includes syntax displaying for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and also a plain text editor for more expert customers. All the changes you make and keep are going to be reflected right away on the web.
You have access to the file editors using the buttons near the top of the file table and / or by right–clicking a certain file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All of your files structured in an easy–to–use manner
Each of the files in your cloud hosting account are neatly sorted into directories. Every single host features its own main folder, which employs the file hierarchy which you have defined. By doing this, it is really easy to deal with all of your current hosts from one location without the chance of becoming lost or perplexed.
By default, you’ll see all of the hosts conveniently listed in a table and when you click once on a specific host, you will observe the whole set of sub–folders and files associated with it. By clicking on two times, you will visit a web page that is focused entirely on that host exclusively. A different way to open the folder pertaining to a specific host and also to use it solely, is to try using the drop–down menu near the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager developed for real people
Dealing with your files is intuitive and simple using the s2f hosting Web Site Control Panel. You’ll try a file management setting which is not far from your desktop computer’s file explorer. You’ll be able to drag & drop files and deal with all of them with a right mouse–click. Thanks to the built–in preview option, you can see images the same as they will show up online, and through the integrated file editors you can create transformations in your files in real time.
Any time you need support managing your files, you can actually refer to the huge array of articles and how–to training videos, which you can access using a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Adjust various files all at once
When using the s2f hosting File Manager, it is easy to pick out many different files or folders just like you do on your desktop machine or notebook. Just press the Control (Command for Mac) key and then click the required files/folders. If you would like, to select a considerable amount of files/folders at once, simply click a single file/folder, hold down the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
After you have picked each of the files that you want to, you’re able to drag them to a distinct directory, or use the right–click context menu to see an index of the accessible features.
1–click password protection options
The simplest way to guard your details
Password protection is the foremost option to reduce the accessibility to a certain section of your web site which you don’t need to be noticeable to every one. As an example, this can be a safe members’ area or, perhaps a place with copyrighted information that you like just specific customers to view.
From the File Manager it’s possible to password–guard your site as well as a particular folder inside it with only a click of the mouse. Just right–click a directory, select Password Protection and fill out your login name and then pass word. It is not necessary to handle .htaccess files or create any other adjustments. In the future, simply the visitors who have your user name and password will be able to access your web site.