Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, web–based file management tools have always been slow and poorly featured. Nevertheless, with the File Manager featured in the East Wind Hosting Control Panel, you won’t just have a speedy, intuitive and user–friendly file managing software, but also an app that will make a third party FTP software unneeded. Have a look at some of the options that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The simplest way to add data files
Submitting data files with an FTP client is an out–of–date and really unsafe way of transferring data files from your PC to a server. Because of this, we have integrated drag & drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Simply drag the data files that you want to upload from your desktop computer into your web browser and they will begin to upload in your hosting profile over a secure SSL communication.
There is no need to set up any additional computer software, browser extensions or apps. The drag & drop capability performs equally well on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Right–click context menus
Discover all the readily available file administration options with only a mouse–click
On account of the right–click menus we’ve integrated in the File Manager, it’s possible to revise your files easier than ever. Just click on a file or folder and from the panel which will appear, choose the action that you like. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any chosen file. When you click a folder, furthermore, you will see the solution to establish a different sub–folder or file inside.
Whenever you choose multiple files or folders, it is possible to apply identical actions for all of them concurrently.
Be in charge of archives with only a click
The File Manager is equipped with an in–built archive/unarchive option that will help you add huge archives and extract them in your account within seconds. The moment compressing a file or folder, it will be easy to decide on the name of the archive which is to be created as well as its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, you are able to compress active folders or files with simply a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive solution you can find at the File Manager helps you to work with big files directly from your Control Panel. No need to start using any third–party software for instance an FTP client in order to upload a huge file onto your hosting account or to download any kind of archive in your desktop.
Integrated file editors
Zero third–party applications are necessary
We have incorporated a number of file editors in the Control Panel so that you can produce quick and easy transformations for your files without needing to use any third party software packs. Within the File Manager you will find a WYSIWYG editor that will assist you monitor all the current changes which you come up with in real time, a code editor which includes syntax displaying for your .JS or .PHP files, together with a plain text editor for more experienced customers. Any changes that you make and keep can be reflected quickly online.
You have access to the file editors when using the buttons near the top of the file table as well as by right–clicking a particular file/folder.
A logical folder structure
Your files arranged in an intuitive approach
The File Manager lists all files and folders in a simple to implement alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files pertaining to the different hosts are organized within different folders that are referred to as following their respective domain names, so it’s possible to efficiently identify them. This really is useful in maintaining a great number of sites simultaneously. There is no opportunity to stray or to feel really confused amidst the multitude of files and directories inside your cloud hosting account.
To reach the files with a specific host, just select it within the drop–down options menu at the top of the file table. As an alternative, it’s possible to double–click on its directory and you will be without delay taken to a table showing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager created for the people
The majority of web File Managers are slow and pretty difficult to employ. They supply reduced functions and generally aren’t really uncomplicated. We strive to transform that by means of the East Wind Hosting File Manager. It’s built to be intuitive and to appear like something you already know – the File Manager on your desktop.
All its functions, the drag’n’drop file upload solutions, the right–click context menus, the built in file editors, etcetera are available for 1 purpose – to help make taking care of your web site(s) easier.
Work with multiple files
Modify a number of files at the same time
Our File Manager will save you a plenty of time when working with numerous files. You’ll be able to choose many different files at the same time and apply a desired activity for them just like you do with your laptop or computer. To select arbitrary files simultaneously, simply click the Control key, and to choose a list of adjacent files, use the Shift key. It’s that simple.
When you have picked the files, you are able to instantly transfer them to a different place using the drag & drop option. By making use of the right–click contextual menu along with the buttons on top of the file table, you can apply a myriad of other actions – it is possible to copy, rename, delete, download and revise your files, adjust file permissions, etcetera.
1–click password protection options
The ultimate way to take care of your details
Password protection is the perfect way to control the access to a specialized part of your website you don’t wish to be obvious to every one. For instance, this can be a safe and secure members’ spot or, perhaps an area with copyrighted information that you would like only particular people to reach.
Within the File Manager you’ll be able to password–guard your web site as well as a selected folder inside it with a mouse–click. Simply right–click a directory, pick Password Protection and fill in your username and also password. You do not have to deal with .htaccess files or try to make any additional configurations. In the future, simply the visitors who have your login name and password will access your site.