Find out more about the capabilities of a File Manager within an website hosting control panel and why you will need one.
All hosting accounts are managed using a Control Panel and whatever the brand of the latter, there is always a File Manager tool, which lets you browse the files you have uploaded inside the Internet hosting account and to execute simple operations with them, for example moving, copying or deleting. Depending on the particular tool, there could be more advanced functions also, including management of permissions and archives. Many Control Panels are simpler to work with compared to others and so are their File Manager sections. As that's the primary tool you will employ to manage your files, it is crucial to check in advance what options it offers and if it will work for you, because a hard-to-use File Manager may be a burden and will make managing your online presence harder.
File Manager in Web Hosting
The File Manager tool, that is a part of our in-house developed Hepsia CP, will permit you to administer all of the files which you upload to your web hosting
account without any difficulty. You can move files and whole folders by dragging-and-dropping them in the account. You can upload content in the same manner - pick a file/folder on your PC and drag it to your web browser where the File Manager is loaded. By right-clicking a file or a folder within your account, you can also access context menus with more advanced options - you shall be able to set up or to unpack an archive, to create a password-protected area, to alter the UNIX permissions through a web interface or to modify the content with a variety of editors without ever leaving the Control Panel – a code editor, an HTML editor or a plain text editor. We've also added help articles and instructional videos, you can access straight from the File Manager to find out more about its features.
File Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers
The File Manager tool, which is part of our custom Hepsia website hosting CP, will give you full control over your content and will eliminate the need of employing third-party applications. If you want to upload a file to your semi-dedicated server
account, you will only need to drag-and-drop it, due to the fact that the File Manager supports uploads, so you will not have to employ an FTP client anymore. You will also be able to transfer files and folders inside the account just as easily and their structure shall be kept undamaged. If you would like to change the permissions of any file, to set up a password-protected area for a domain name or a subdomain or to edit a file with a plain text or an HTML editor, you will only need to use the right-click, because you may access all of these features via right-click context menus - you’ll feel like you’re working on your home computer. To make managing your content a whole lot easier, you will be able to sort it in ascending or descending order by last modified date, name or size.