Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software alternatives, web file managers have always been slow and poorly featured. Nonetheless, using the File Manager included in the 1stEZ Hosting Control Panel, you won’t just employ a speedy, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file managing client, but also an application that will make a 3rd party FTP program unneeded. Have a look at several of the capabilities that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload data files without difficulty
Moving files between your desktop computer and any of your web pages is right now simple and fast, thanks to the drag’n’drop feature available from the File Manager. You can drag data files from your computer and drop them in the Hosting Control Panel over a secure SSL connection. That’s it. It will take a few seconds to publish a data file and slightly longer for the bigger data files and folders.
You don’t have to install any third party software package or Internet browser plugins. The drag–and–drop feature included in the File Manager operates just as well on all popular OS’s.
Right–click context menus
See all of the readily available file management options with just a mouse–click
Because of the right–click menus that we have added to the File Manager, you will be able to manage all of your files easier than ever. Simply click on a file or folder and through the panel that will actually pop up, decide on the action that you’d like. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any selected file. Should you click on a folder, you can also view the option to create a new sub–folder or file inside it.
Whenever you select numerous files or directories, you will be able to use the same actions for all of them simultaneously.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
Distinct from a large number of file management interfaces as well as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the 1stEZ Hosting Control Panel has a way to archive/unarchive files faster. It is user–friendly. To get a directory reduced to a small size, simply select it and then click the Compress button. To open up the contents of an archived folder within your cloud hosting account, choose it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager supports a number of file extensions, including .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Integrated file editors
Zero third–party software packs are necessary
We’ve included a collection of file editors inside the Hosting Control Panel to help you out come up with easy and quick adjusts in your files without needing to make use of third–party software packages. Inside the File Manager you’ll find a WYSIWYG editor that will assist you keep an eye on all the changes you generate live, a code editor that includes syntax displaying for your personal .JS or .PHP files, as well as a plain text editor for more experienced customers. All the changes that you generate and keep are going to be demonstrated at once on the Internet.
You can access the file editors when using the buttons at the top of the file table and also by right–clicking a particular file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted in a convenient–to–use way
All the files inside your web hosting account are arranged into directories. Every single web host does have its main folder, which uses the file structure you have pre–set. This way, it is an easy task to handle all of your hosts from one place without the risk of becoming lost or confused.
By default, you will notice all of the hosts placed in a table and when you mouse–click once over a given host, you will observe each of the sub–folders and files related to it. By clicking on two times, you are going to visit a page that is centered on that host exclusively. A further way to open the folder associated with a specific host and also to work with it exclusively, is to use the drop–down menu near the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager created for real people
Dealing with all of your files is instinctive and quick with the 1stEZ Hosting Control Panel. You will try a file managing environment that is very close to your personal computer’s file explorer. You can drag & drop files and take care of all of them with a right mouse–click. When using the integrated review option, you can observe graphics in the same way they will appear on the web, and throughout the included file editors you can create changes for your files live.
Any time you need guidance controlling your files, you are able to consider the large assortment of articles and how–to video lessons, that you can access with just a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Transform various files all at once
Using the 1stEZ File Manager, you can actually choose a number of files or directories just like you do on your laptop or computer. Just keep pressed the Control (Command for Mac) key and click on the wanted files/folders. If you’d like, to pick lots of files/folders at the same time, click on one file/folder, hold down the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
After you have picked each of the files that you need, you’re able to drag them to a distinct directory, or make use of the right–click contextual menu to check out a listing of the available features.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to secure your information
There’s a single prevalent way to protect a folder using a security password – by generating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you’re not technologically competent sufficiently, you’ll have difficulties performing it by yourself. For making things simple for you, we’ve added a convenient password protection interface to the File Manager readily available inside the Hosting Control Panel.
To use this option, simply right–click on a directory and pick Password Protection. After that set the login name as well as the security password that you want to make use of and then click on the button. That’s all. The picked directory will be undetectable from the public eye and will also be accessible just to authorized account owners.