Used as FTP software alternatives, web–based file management tools have always been slow and poor in capabilities. Nonetheless, when using the File Manager featured in the Simple1 Web Hosting Control Panel, you won’t just employ a speedy, responsive and time and effort saving file supervision interface, but also a tool that will make a 3rd party FTP application unnecessary. Take a look at a few of the characteristics that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Move data files to your sites effortlessly
The File Manager in your Web Hosting Control Panel boasts a rapid, drag–and–drop feature that will allow you to move files between your PC and your website hosting account without needing to employ an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You could pull files from your PC and drop them in your Web Hosting Control Panel with a mouse–click through a protected SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop function is incorporated into the Web Hosting Control Panel, which means you don’t have to set up any third party software pack to employ it. It will also work on all popular Operating Systems, so all you need to do to apply it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Find all of the readily available file management options with only a click of the mouse
Thanks to the right–click menus we’ve included with the File Manager, you will be able to alter all of your files in a time and effort saving manner. Just click on a file or folder and through the panel which will show up, pick the action that you like. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any picked file. If you click on a folder, you will also see the option to create a completely new sub–folder or file within it.
If you choose multiple files or directories, it is possible to apply identical measures to all of them at the same time.
Manage large files easily
Because of the in–built archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager really helps to handle large files without the need to use FTP. You’ll be able to reduce the size of a folder into a compact size by clicking on the Compress button or access the items in an archived directory by using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a directory or multiple files, it is possible to select the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) along with the title of the archive file.
Integrated file editors
Zero third party programs are necessary
We’ve bundled a pair of file editors in the Web Hosting Control Panel to guide you come up with quick and simple adjustments in your files and never have to make use of third–party apps. Within the File Manager you can find a WYSIWYG editor that will help you monitor all the changes that you create live, a code editor that boasts syntax displaying for one’s .JS or .PHP files, together with a plain text editor for more competent customers. Any changes which you come up with and save can be reflected straight away online.
You have access to the file editors using the buttons near the top of the file table and also by right–clicking a certain file/folder.
A logical folder structure
Your files structured with an easy–to–use way
All the files in your website hosting account are organized into folders. Every web host features its own main directory, which uses the file structure which you have pre–set. In this way, it is really very easy to deal with all of your hosts from a single location without risk of getting lost or confused.
By default, you will notice all the hosts indexed in a table and if you click once over a given host, you will see the whole set of sub–folders and files pertaining to it. By clicking on two times, you are going to visit a webpage which is focused entirely on that host alone. A different way to open the folder associated with a given host and also to work with it solely, is to use the drop–down menu near the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager created for real people
Managing all of your files is intuitive and easy to do with the Simple1 Web Hosting Control Panel. You’ll experience a file management setting that’s very close to your desktop computer’s file explorer. You are able to drag & drop files and deal with all of them with a right click of the mouse. With the inbuilt review option, you will observe graphics in the same way they will show up online, and through the in–built file editors you can create transformations in your files immediately.
If you would like help handling your files, you can consider the big assortment of articles and how–to instructional videos, which you can get with a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Transform different files concurrently
When using the Simple1 File Manager, you’ll be able to pick out many files or directories like you do on your PC. Simply keep pressed the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the wanted files/folders. If you’d like, to select a good amount of files/folders simultaneously, simply click a single file/folder, press the Shift key and click on any file or folder.
Having once chosen the whole set of files that you require, you can drag them into a distinct folder, or use the right–click contextual menu to check out an index of the available actions.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to secure your information
There is a single widespread approach to protect a folder using a password – by making an .htaccess file. In case, however, you aren’t technologically qualified sufficiently, you’ll have trouble carrying it out without any help. To help with making things simple for you, we have integrated an easy–to–work–with password protection user interface to the File Manager available inside the Web Hosting Control Panel.
To employ this option, simply right–click on a folder and pick Password Protection. Following that add the username and the pass word which you want to employ and click on the button. That’s it. The picked directory is hidden from the regular website visitors and will be accessible just to approved users.