What precisely is a File Manager? How much does it differ from its desktop equivalent?
A File Manager is a web-based interface that enables you to handle the files in an Internet hosting account in lieu of a third-party FTP program. Each and every File Manager tool supports a standard set of features whatever the web hosting Control Panel it is a part of - renaming, moving and deleting files or entire folders along with all the data in them, for instance. Based on the specific CP, other functions might be supported also, like changing file permissions, working with archives or changing the content of a particular file. With an easy-to-use File Manager, you could comfortably control your files along with your online presence in general, while a hard-to-use one can make handling your content frustrating, especially if you haven't employed this sort of a tool before.
File Manager in Cloud Hosting
If you order a cloud hosting plan
through our company, you may take advantage of a sophisticated File Manager tool, that's part of our Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. It offers a lot of features and even traditional ones including copying and moving files could be accessed from right-click context menus, which will make you feel as if you’re working with an app on your home computer. If you transfer whole folders, their structure shall be kept intact, so you won't need to be worried about scrambled files. The context menus shall give you access to a lot of other innovative capabilities too, so things like creating an archive of an entire folder or creating a password-protected area will be just a mouse click away. What is more, you will not need a third-party FTP program to upload content, since our File Manager supports drag-and-drop file and folder uploads. You may also use three different file editors – a plain text editor, a code editor and a WYSIWYG editor.
File Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our File Manager tool will enable you to do pretty much anything you need. It's part of the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all semi-dedicated server
accounts and apart from the standard features including copying, deleting or renaming files, you'll be able to use right-click menus so as to access more advanced ones. With several mouse clicks, you will be able to password-protect any folder in the account, to change the UNIX permissions if a script-based app needs it or to modify the content of any file using plain text, code and WYSIWYG editors. Furthermore, you'll no longer need an FTP program to upload new content since you could simply drag-and-drop files and whole folders from your laptop or computer directly to the File Manager. The tool will do the rest, keeping the folder structure of the content that you upload.