Learn what a File Manager really is and exactly how it is different from its desktop equivalent.
All website hosting accounts are handled using a CP and irrespective of the brand of the latter, you can always find a File Manager tool, which enables you to browse the files you have uploaded in the hosting account and to perform basic operations with them, such as moving, copying or deleting. Based on the specific tool, there may be more advanced functions also, including management of permissions and archives. Certain Control Panels are simpler to work with compared with others and so are their File Manager sections. As that's the main tool you'll employ to manage your files, it's important to check in advance what options it offers and if it shall appeal to you, because a hard-to-use File Manager could be a burden and can make managing your web presence more complicated.
File Manager in Shared Website Hosting
The feature-rich File Manager which comes with our shared website hosting
solutions will make controlling your web content as basic as controlling files on your desktop computer or notebook. You'll be able to drag-and-drop files and folders not only in the account, but also straight from your computer, so you shall no longer need an FTP client to upload information. What's more, the folder structure will be kept, so files from separate folders shall not get mixed. You can also use right-click context menus and access different functions. You'll be able to set up and extract archives, to create password-protected areas plus much more. If you want to change files, you may do that through a number of different editors - a plain text editor, a code editor and a WYSIWYG editor, so you could opt for the one which you need and feel most comfy working with.
File Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our File Manager tool will allow you to do just about anything you need. It's an element of the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all semi-dedicated server
accounts and in addition to the regular features such as renaming, copying or deleting files, you'll be able to use right-click menus to access more sophisticated ones. With several mouse clicks, you will be able to password-protect any folder inside the account, to modify the UNIX permissions in case a script-based application requires it or to modify the content of any file using plain text, code and WYSIWYG editors. What is more, you will no longer require an FTP program to upload new content as you can just drag-and-drop files and entire folders from your laptop or computer directly to the File Manager. The tool will do the rest, preserving the folder structure of the content you upload.