Using the hostola.com Web Site Control Panel, you will have access to our feature–rich File Manager. It will enable you to quickly manage all of your web sites with no need to make use of an FTP software. You could publish files over a risk–free connection by simply dragging them into the browser. Additionally, you could easily archive and unarchive data files and folders, set password–protected areas, modify data file permissions and much more. Take a look at the functions built into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Publish data files effortlessly
Moving data files between your personal computer and any of your webpages is now simple and fast, thanks to the drag’n’drop functionality available from the File Manager. You could drag files from your desktop machine or notebook and drop them in your Web Site Control Panel via secure SSL connection. That’s it. It requires just a few seconds to upload a data file and slightly longer for the bigger data files and folders.
There’s no need to put in any third–party software or Internet browser plug–ins. The drag’n’drop capability included in the File Manager performs equally well on all popular OS’s.
Right–click context menus
Discover all of the easily accessible file management possibilities with merely a click
Due to the right–click menus that we have included on the File Manager, you will be able to revise your files easier than ever. Just click on a file or folder and from the panel that will show up, select the activity that you want. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any selected file. When you click a folder, additionally, you will see the solution to establish a completely new sub–folder or file within it.
If you select many different files or folders, it is easy to apply the exact same procedures to all of them simultaneously.
Be in charge of archives with only a mouse–click
The File Manager is designed with an inbuilt archive/unarchive solution to assist you add big archives and then extract them in your account within seconds. When compressing a file or folder, it is possible to select the title of the archive which is to be created and its particular extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Furthermore, it’s possible to archive current files or folders with only a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive alternative available at the File Manager really helps to work with huge files directly from your Web Site Control Panel. You don’t have to start using any third party software just like an FTP client in order to upload a substantial file onto your hosting account or to download any archive to your desktop.
Online file editors
Revise files directly from your Web Site Control Panel
From the File Manager it’s possible to revise your files instantly on the net making use of any of the integrated instruments. The text editor shows the files with a plain text format, the code editor features syntax highlighting for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor helps to view your modifications as they appear online. All the changes which you make and save are going to be reflected instantly on the web, meaning you can review them in your Internet browser and get back to generate further modifications, in case you are not satisfied with the result.
You do not have to download any files, to revise them in your desktop and then to re–upload them back into your website hosting account. Each of the editors are accessible using the buttons at the top of the file table or at the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files structured with an easy–to–use way
All the files in your hosting account are neatly sorted into directories. Each and every web host does have its main directory, that employs the file hierarchy you have selected. In this way, it is very easy to control all of your current hosts from one location with no chance of getting lost or puzzled.
By standard, you will notice all the hosts listed in a table and when you mouse–click once over a specific host, you’ll see all the sub–folders and files related to it. By clicking two times, you will go to a page that’s focused on that host alone. An additional way to open the folder associated with a given host and also to use it solely, is to use the drop–down menu at the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager made for the general public
The vast majority of online File Managers are slow–moving and pretty difficult to work with. They offer limited functions and aren’t really simple to use. We strive to transform that by means of the hostola.com File Manager. It was designed to be practical and also to appear to be something you you are already familiar with – the File Manager on your PC.
All of its capabilities, the drag & drop file upload options, the right–click contextual menus, the internal file editors, etcetera exist for just one purpose – to make managing your website(s) a lot easier.
Work with multiple files
Transform an array of files all at once
You can easily manage numerous files simultaneously when using the multi–selection ability of the hostola.com File Manager. All you should do is just hold down the Control key and then click on the files or folders that you’d like to choose. In order to choose a number of files/folders in a row at the same time, click on the first file/folder, click the Shift key and afterwards choose the last file or folder in the group.
For people with picked the wanted files/folders, you may either drag them to a specific location, or employ different actions to them making use of right–click context menu or the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to secure your data
There is a single widespread path to shield a folder using a password – by making an .htaccess file. In case, however, you’re not technically qualified sufficiently, you will have difficulties performing it by yourself. To help with making things easy for you, we have included a time and effort saving password protection interface to the File Manager available within the Web Site Control Panel.
To use the option, simply right–click on a folder and choose Password Protection. Following that add the user name plus the security password that you would like to apply and click on the button. That’s it. The selected directory is going to be undetectable from the standard users and will also be accessible just to previously approved account owners.