Using the Add Host Online Control Panel, you’ll gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It will allow you to promptly manage all of your websites with no need to resort to an FTP client. You can upload files through a secure connection by pulling them into the browser. Furthermore, you can quickly archive and unarchive files and directories, set password–protected areas, modify file permissions and so much more. Have a look at the functions included in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The most straightforward method to add files
Importing data files with an FTP tool is an outdated and quite an insecure method for switching data files from your desktop machine or notebook to a server. This is why, we have included drag’n’drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Simply drag the files that you need to publish from your PC into your Internet browser and they will start to upload in your web hosting account through a safe SSL connection.
You do not have to install any additional computer software, web browser add–ons or web apps. The drag–and–drop feature performs just as well on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right–click context menus
Find the whole set of easily accessible file management possibilities with only a click of the mouse
Due to the right–click menus that we have included in the File Manager, you are able to edit your files easier than ever. Simply click on a file or folder and from the panel that will show up, select the actions that you want. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any selected file. If you click a folder, additionally, you’ll see the option to make a new sub–folder or file inside it.
If you select multiple files or folders, you are able to use the exact same procedures to all of them simultaneously.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
Compared with nearly all file management interfaces and FTP clients, the Add Host Online Control Panel offers a solution to archive/unarchive files much faster. It is really simple to operate. To have a directory reduced into a compact size, all you need to do is choose it and then click the Compress button. To open the contents of an archived directory within your hosting account, select it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager works with many file extensions, for example .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The best way for you to revise your files
The File Manager enables you to change your files entirely on the hosting server without needing to download, modify and subsequently re–upload them. You can actually modify your files instantly on the Internet, using Add Host’s built–in editors. You will find a code editor equipped with syntax emphasizing for your .JS or .PHP files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and also a regular text editor for the more skilled customers.
You can access each file editor through the right–click contextual menus. All corrections made to the files appear at once online – you’re able to directly preview them in the Internet browser.
A logical folder structure
All of your files sorted out in a straightforward approach
When you are handling a multitude of websites simultaneously, it’s essential that you have every little thing organized. With other File Managers, editing a multitude of sites within the same web hosting account is quite tricky. Using the File Manager, you will find that it’s actually really simple. Each website features its own folder, that you’ll quickly recognize, and all of the files associated with the given website are found there.
And to make everything even easier, you will find a drop–down navigation from which you can quickly pick on which web host you want to work within the File Manager. Our clever system will take you there within seconds.
A user–friendly interface
Take care of your files with merely a mouse–click
The Add Host File Manager was created in such a manner as to help you feel like using the services of the file explorer on your laptop. It functions a possibility to drag your files and then to drop them inside a preferred location and reveals all the accessible modification options on clicking the right mouse button. Additionally, the tool comes with an inbuilt file preview option and various file editors to guide you modify your files live from your Online Control Panel.
In addition, we have included a number of file management articles and how–to video tutorials to assist you quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Modify numerous files all at once
With the Add Host File Manager, you’ll be able to choose various files or directories like you do on your laptop or computer. Just keep pressed the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and click on the wanted files/folders. In case you would like, to select a considerable amount of files/folders at once, click on one file/folder, hold down the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
Once you have picked all the files that you require, you can easily drag them into a pre–selected directory, or use the right–click contextual menu to view a listing of the available activities.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to protect your details
There’s a single typical route to protect a directory with a pass word – by making an .htaccess file. In case, however, you aren’t technologically experienced sufficiently, you’ll have issues executing it without any help. To help make things straightforward, we have designed an uncomplicated password protection user interface to the File Manager available in the Online Control Panel.
To use the option, simply right–click on a folder and select Password Protection. Following that set the user name as well as the security password that you like to make use of and then press the button. That’s all. Now the chosen directory will be concealed from the regular website visitors and will also be available just to authorized account owners.