Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software alternatives, web file management tools have always been slow and poor in capabilities. Nonetheless, using the File Manager built in the NaijaWeb Hosting Website Control Panel, you will not only employ a rapid, responsive and time and effort saving file managing client, but also a tool that will make a third–party FTP application unnecessary. Take a look at a few of the capabilities that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Move files to your sites effortlessly
The File Manager in your Website Control Panel boasts a rapid, drag’n’drop functionality that will help you move data files between your personal computer and your hosting account without needing to use an FTP tool. You can easily pull files from your personal computer and drop them in your Website Control Panel with a mouse–click through a risk–free SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop characteristic is integrated into the Website Control Panel, therefore, you don’t need to set up any third–party software package to employ it. It also works well on all major Operating Systems, so all you have to do to make use of it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
See the whole set of available file administration possibilities with just a mouse–click
Due to the right–click menus we’ve included in the File Manager, it’s possible to manage all of your files easier than ever. Just click on a file or folder and with the panel which will appear, decide on the activity you want. You can rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any chosen file. If you click on a folder, furthermore, you will see the solution to make a brand new sub–folder or file inside.
If you choose multiple files or folders, it’s possible to use the exact same measures for all of them simultaneously.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
In contrast to most file management user interfaces as well as FTP clients, the NaijaWeb Hosting Website Control Panel boasts an option to archive/unarchive files much quicker. It is really easy to use. To get a directory shrunk into a compact size, all you need to do is choose it and then click the Compress button. To unwrap the contents of an archived directory within your cloud hosting account, pick it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager works with a variety of file extensions, like .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Revise files directly from your Website Control Panel
Through the File Manager it is possible to change your files instantly on the net by making use of some of the built in instruments. The text editor displays the files with a plain text format, the code editor provides syntax highlighting for your .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor allows you to view your changes while they show up live. All the changes which you create and save will be displayed promptly on the web, allowing you to examine them in your browser and go back to make more modifications, in case you are not happy with the result.
You do not have to download any files whatsoever, to modify them with your desktop and then to re–upload them back in your website hosting account. All of the editors are accessible via the buttons near the top of the file table or from the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files arranged in a user–friendly approach
The File Manager shows all files and folders using a clear to understand alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files associated with the different hosts are sorted within distinct folders that are named following their respective domain names, so that you can instantly identify them. This is definitely useful when you are maintaining several websites simultaneously. There isn’t any probability to stray or to feel confused amongst the large number of data files and directories with your account.
To access the files under a host, just select it within the drop–down options menu at the top of the file table. Alternatively, you’ll be able to double–click on its directory and you’ll be straight away taken up to a table listing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
Command your data with a mouse–click
The NaijaWeb Hosting File Manager was developed in such a way as to make you feel like handling the file explorer on your computer system. It has a solution to drag your files and then to drop them with a desired location and indicates all the obtainable edit options on clicking the right mouse button. Additionally, the tool includes a built–in file preview option as well as other file editors enabling you to manage your files live from your Website Control Panel.
Additionally, we’ve enclosed a couple of file management articles and how–to video clips to help you out quickly learn how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change many files simultaneously
When using the NaijaWeb Hosting File Manager, it is easy to pick various files or folders exactly like you do on your laptop or computer. Simply keep pressed the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the wanted files/folders. Or, to pick a good amount of files/folders at the same time, click on one file/folder, press the Shift key and click on any file or folder.
Once you’ve selected all the files that you need, you’re able to drag them into a distinct folder, or take advantage of the right–click contextual menu to see a listing of the accessible activities.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to secure your details
If you’d like to password–protect a directory within your web site, you will need to configure an .htaccess file manually. However, this generally is time–consuming and complex if you are not well–trained in Linux hosting. Thanks to the File Manager, you may create a password–secured folder and hide its items from the regular users with simply a number of mouse–clicks.
All you have to do is right–click a folder, choose Password Protection and click on the Add selection. Then simply specify a user name and also a password. No supplemental configuration is required and there’s no reason to manage an .htaccess file. Our platform will manage every thing for you.