What precisely is a File Manager? Just how much does it differ from its desktop alternative?
A File Manager is a web-based interface that permits you to handle the files in an Internet hosting account as an alternative to a third-party FTP program. Each and every File Manager software tool supports a fundamental set of capabilities no matter the Internet hosting Control Panel it is part of - renaming, moving and deleting files or entire folders along with all the data in them, for example. In accordance with the particular Control Panel, other capabilities can be supported too, such as changing file permissions, managing archives or changing the content of a particular file. Via an easy-to-use File Manager, you could comfortably control your files along with your web presence in general, while a hard-to-use one could make managing your content aggravating, specifically if you have not used such a tool before.
File Manager in Website Hosting
The feature-rich File Manager that comes with our website hosting
plans shall make controlling your information as easy as controlling files on your desktop computer or laptop. You'll be able to drag-and-drop folders and files not only within the account, but also directly from your PC, so you shall no longer need an FTP client to upload data. Also, the folder structure shall be maintained, so files from separate folders will not get mixed. You can also use right-click context menus and access various features. You'll be able to create and extract archives, to create password-protected areas and more. If you would like to edit files, you can easily do that via several different editors - a plain text editor, a code editor and a WYSIWYG editor, so you could pick the one which you need and feel most comfy working with.
File Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our sophisticated, though easy-to-work with File Manager provides you with 100 % control over your content and you'll not have any challenges handling the folders and files you create or upload to your semi-dedicated server
account, even though you may have never used an Internet hosting service before. The options it's supplying are no more than several clicks away, even the more advanced ones including creating a password-protected folder, setting up or unpacking an archive, modifying UNIX permissions or opening a file inside a plain text or an HTML editor. Using right-click context menus, you shall feel like you’re working on your home computer system. In addition, the File Manager supports dragging-and-dropping of files and entire folders - both inside the account and from your notebook or computer. With the latter alternative, you are able to upload content directly, which takes away the need for any FTP client.