We give you a drag & drop File Manager, offering a variety of time and effort saving applications like a built–in picture viewer and an array of file writers. You can make instantaneous uploads, archive/unarchive files, adjust permissions and a lot more. The tools are well–organized and easy to use with big action control keys and right–click context menus. Take a look at the different tools and functions built–in the Hostaro.com File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer data files to your sites effortlessly
The File Manager in your Web Site Control Panel boasts a fast, drag’n’drop functionality that will allow you to transfer files between your computer and your hosting profile with no need to apply an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You can easily drag data files from your personal computer and drop them in your Web Site Control Panel with a mouse–click using a safe SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop feature is built into the Web Site Control Panel, so you will not need to install any third party application to use it. It also works well on all leading Os’s, so all you should do to apply it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Find each of the easily accessible file administration options with only a click of the mouse
Thanks to the right–click menus we have included on the File Manager, you can change your files easier than ever. Just click on a file or folder and from the panel which will appear, opt for the actions you want. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any chosen file. If you click a folder, furthermore, you will view the option to create a different sub–folder or file inside it.
If you choose many different files or directories, you will be able to apply the exact same measures for all of them simultaneously.
Manage massive files easily
Because of the built in archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager allows you to use large files and never have to use FTP. You can easily reduce the size of a directory into a small size by clicking on the Compress button or get the items in an archived directory using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a folder as well as a collection of files, you’ll be able to select the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and then the title of the archive file.
Integrated file editors
Zero third–party applications are necessary
We have incorporated a collection of file editors within the Web Site Control Panel to enable you to generate quick and easy modifications to your files without the need to implement any third–party applications. Within the File Manager you’ll find a WYSIWYG editor that can assist you check all the changes that you create instantly, a code editor that has syntax emphasizing for one’s .PHP or .JS files, along with a plain text editor for more competent users. Any changes you generate and keep will be demonstrated automatically online.
You have access to the file editors using the buttons at the top of the file table and / or by right–clicking a specific file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All your files arranged inside a simple to use method
When you are in charge of a couple of web sites at the same time, it is crucial for you to have everything sorted. With other File Managers, modifying a lot of sites in the same website hosting account could be very challenging. Using our File Manager, you’ll find that it’s actually quite easy. Every web site does have its own folder, which you’ll quickly identify, and all of the files associated with the specified site are situated there.
And also to make everything so much easier, you will find there’s a drop–down menu from which you can quickly pick on exactly which host you would like to work within the File Manager. Our intelligent system will take you there within seconds.
A user–friendly interface
Be in charge of your files with only a click of the mouse
The Hostaro.com File Manager is designed in such a way as to make you feel similarly to working with the file explorer on your laptop. It provides you with a solution to drag your files and then to drop them with a preferred location and reveals all of the available edit opportunities on clicking the right mouse button. At the same time, the tool carries an internal file preview solution as well as other file editors allowing you to edit your files in real time directly from your Web Site Control Panel.
Furthermore, we have bundled a collection of file management posts and how–to instructional videos to guide you quickly find out how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Transform multiple files concurrently
Using the Hostaro.com File Manager, you’ll be able to pick out a variety of files or folders precisely like you do on your personal computer. Just press the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and click on the wanted files/folders. Or, to choose a large amount of files/folders at once, just click a single file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
Having once selected the whole set of files that you require, it is possible to drag them to a different folder, or use the right–click contextual menu to find out a summary of the available features.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to take care of your data
There’s a single standard path to protect a folder with a pass word – by generating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you’re not technically experienced sufficiently, you will have trouble performing it all on your own. To generate things easy, we’ve included a time and effort saving password protection user interface to the File Manager readily available within the Web Site Control Panel.
To use the option, simply right–click on a directory and select Password Protection. After that fill out the login name as well as the pass word that you like to use and then click on the button. That’s it. The picked directory will be hidden from the public eye and will be accessible to previously approved users.