Using the AfterHost Web Site Control Panel, you’ll gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It will help you to rapidly handle your sites with no need to make use of an FTP client. You can upload files through a protected connection by pulling them into the browser. Additionally, you can easily archive and unarchive files and folders, create password–protected locations, adjust data file permissions and much more. Have a look at the capabilities found in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Move data files to your web pages without any difficulty
The File Manager in your Web Site Control Panel includes a swift, drag–and–drop functionality that will allow you to transfer files between your PC and your website hosting account with no need to use an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client. You could drag files from your personal computer and drop them in your Web Site Control Panel with a click of the mouse through a secure SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop function is incorporated into the Web Site Control Panel, so you will not need to install any third party software to apply it. It also works well on all major Os’s, so all you have to do to employ it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file management choices at your fingertips
We’ve given our best to make the File Manager as easy–to–use as it can be, so it is possible to generate changes to your files. Besides the standard control bar at the top of the webpage, we have also put in right–click context menus with all the current basic file administration possibilities. Just click on a file or directory and pick the activity you want through the selection that will pop–up.
It is easy to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you select with just a mouse–click. In the event you click on a directory, also you can establish a brand new directory or file inside it.
The right–click choices are conveniently obtainable any time you choose different files or folders at once.
Deal with substantial files effectively
Thanks to the internal archive/unarchive option, the File Manager lets you make use of enormous files without the need to use FTP. It is simple to pack a folder into a small size by simply clicking on the Compress button or get the contents of an archived folder using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a directory as well as a group of files, you can also select the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and then the title of the archive file.
Online file editors
Change files straight from your Web Site Control Panel
From your File Manager it is possible to manage your files directly online making use of any of the inbuilt software tools. The text editor displays the files in a plain text formatting, the code editor provides syntax highlighting for your .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor really helps you to see all the edits while they show up online. Furthermore, all changes that you make and keep will be displayed instantaneously on the net, allowing you to review them in your own Internet browser and return to make more modifications, if you are not happy with the result.
It is not necessary to download your files, to revise them through your machine and then to re–upload them into your hosting account. All of the editors are available through the buttons near the top of the file table or from the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted out inside a straightforward approach
If you are in charge of several sites simultaneously, it’s important to have every little thing sorted out. With some other File Managers, revising a multitude of websites in the same account is extremely difficult. Using the File Manager, you’ll find that it is in fact really simple. Every website has its own directory, which you’ll quickly acknowledge, and all the files pertaining to the given web site are located there.
And to make everything so much easier, you will find a drop–down menu from which you can quickly select on which host you wish to work inside the File Manager. Our clever system will take you there in no time.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager developed for people
The vast majority of online File Managers are sluggish and difficult to apply. They supply constrained possibilities and aren’t really user–friendly. We strive to change that by means of the AfterHost File Manager. It is created to be user–friendly and also to appear like an item you you’re already familiar with – the File Manager on your desktop.
All of its attributes, the drag–and–drop file upload solutions, the right–click contextual menus, the built–in file editors, etc. are there for a single reason – to make handling your website(s) easier.
Work with multiple files
Adjust various files concurrently
With the AfterHost File Manager, it is possible to select many files or directories exactly like you do on your desktop machine or laptop. Just keep pressed the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the required files/folders. In case you’d like, to choose lots of files/folders simultaneously, simply click a single file/folder, press the Shift key and click on any file or folder.
Having once picked all the files that you need, you’ll be able to drag them into a distinct location, or take advantage of the right–click contextual menu to see a list of the available actions.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to protect your details
There is one prevalent approach to secure a folder with a pass word – by making an .htaccess file. If, however, you are not technically experienced sufficiently, you will have issues carrying it out by yourself. To make things straightforward, we have added an intuitive password protection interface to the File Manager available in the Web Site Control Panel.
To employ the option, just right–click on a directory and select Password Protection. Then add the login name and the password that you’ll want to employ and press the button. That’s all. The particular folder is going to be hidden from the regular website visitors and will also be accessible to authorized account owners.