Used as FTP software substitutes, online file management tools have always been sluggish and poor in features. Nonetheless, using the File Manager featured in the AFC Hosting Online Control Panel, you will not only employ a fast, responsive and easy–to–work–with file management software, but also an app that will make an external FTP software unneeded. Have a look at several of the options that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer data files to your websites easily
The File Manager in your Online Control Panel boasts a quick, drag–and–drop feature that can help you move data files between your personal computer and your hosting profile without having to apply an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You could drag files from your PC and drop them in your Online Control Panel with a mouse–click using a protected SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop function is incorporated into the Online Control Panel, which means you don’t need to set up any third–party software package to make use of it. It also works well on all popular Os’s, so all you should do to use it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
All file administration choices at your disposal
We have given our best to make the File Manager as easy–to–use as possible, so you’re able to create changes to your files. Aside from the conventional command bar towards the top of the page, we have furthermore included right–click contextual menus with the fundamental file management possibilities. Simply click on a file or folder and choose the action that you’d like within the collection which will pop–up.
You can easily rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you decide with just a click of the mouse. In the event you click on a folder, it’s also possible to create a different directory or file in it.
The right–click option is also available when you select different files or folders at the same time.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
In contrast to the vast majority of file management interfaces as well as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the AFC Hosting Online Control Panel features an option to archive/unarchive files much more speedily. It is simple to operate. To have a folder shrunk to a compact size, just pick it and then click the Compress button. To open the contents of an archived folder inside your account, choose it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager uses a number of file extensions, such as .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The fastest approach to change your files
Our File Manager lets you change your files on the web hosting server never having to download, transform and then re–upload them. It’s possible to customize your files instantly on the net, by using AFC Hosting’s included editors. We provide you with a code editor offering syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and then a standard text editor for the more experienced users.
You can access every file editor making use of the right–click contextual menus. All alterations produced to the files are demonstrated instantaneously online – you can easily directly examine them inside the browser.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted out in a simple way
When you are handling a variety of websites concurrently, it is essential that you have everything sorted. With some other File Managers, modifying a number of web sites within the exact same website hosting account is extremely tricky. With our File Manager, you’ll see that it is in fact pretty simple. Every single site features its own folder, which you can straight away acknowledge, including all of the files pertaining to the specific site are situated there.
And also to make everything even easier, you will find there’s a drop–down menu from which it’s easy to pick on exactly which host you wish to work within the File Manager. Our clever system will take you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager intended for real people
Working with your files is natural and straightforward with the AFC Hosting Online Control Panel. You will try a file administration setting which is not far from your personal computer’s file explorer. You can drag and drop files and handle all of them with a right click of the mouse. Using the internal preview solution, you will see graphics the same as they will show up on the web, and through the bundled file editors you can create adjustments in your files right away.
If you’d like support handling your files, you’re able to take a look at the large number of posts and how–to instructional videos, which you could get with merely a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Change a lot of files simultaneously
You can handle a multitude of files concurrently making use of the multi–selection capability of the AFC Hosting File Manager. All you have to do is hold down the Control key and then click on the files or directories that you would like to pick. Should you wish to choose a variety of files/folders in a row immediately, pick the first file/folder, click the Shift key and then click on the final file or folder in the set.
If you have selected the required files/folders, you can either drag them to a distinct location, or apply diverse actions to them when using the right–click contextual menu as well as the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to secure your information
To password–protect a folder on your web site, you will have to create an .htaccess file by yourself. Having said that, this generally is time–consuming and complicated if you are not a professional in Linux hosting. Using the File Manager, you can create a password–secured directory and conceal its contents from the public eye with simply a number of mouse–clicks.
What you need to do is right–click a folder, opt for Password Protection after which click on the Add selection. Then just select a username along with a password. No additional setup is required and there’s no need to manage an .htaccess file. Our platform will handle everything for you.