Applied as FTP client alternatives, web–based file managers have always been sluggish and poor in features. Nonetheless, using the File Manager included in the SPT Web Hosting Web Site Control Panel, you won’t only employ a blazingly fast, intuitive and user–friendly file management client, but also an application that will make a third party FTP program unnecessary. Check out several of the features that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The least complicated method to upload files
Posting files with an FTP client is an outdated and quite an unsafe way for transmitting data files from your personal computer to a hosting server. For this reason, we have included drag’n’drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Simply pull the data files that you want to add from your desktop into your web browser and they’ll start to upload in your web hosting profile through a safe SSL connection.
There is no need to set up any extra computer software, browser extensions or web apps. The drag–and–drop capability operates equally well on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Right–click context menus
Handle all of your with just a click
The vast majority of File Managers list all of the activities that you can carry out over a file or folder on the top of the webpage. We feel the latter is not intuitive enough. With the File Manager, you can get all file management options at the time you right–click a file or directory. This approach is also valid for a number of files/folders.
It is easy to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you decide on with simply a click of the mouse.
Handle big files conveniently
On account of the integrated archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager really helps to work with substantial files never having to use FTP. You are able to reduce the size of a directory into a compact size by clicking on the Compress button or access the contents of an archived folder by using the Extract button. When compressing a folder as well as multiple files, you are able to choose the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) along with the name of one’s archive file.
Integrated file editors
Absolutely no third–party software packs are needed
We’ve bundled a couple of file editors in the Web Site Control Panel so you’re able to generate easy and quick adjustments to your files and never have to implement third party software. With the File Manager there is also a WYSIWYG editor that will help you keep an eye on any changes you make live, a code editor that includes syntax emphasizing for your .JS or .PHP files, in addition to a plain text editor for more competent customers. Any changes you create and save can be reflected automatically on the Internet.
You have access to the file editors making use of the buttons at the top of the file table and / or by right–clicking a certain file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All your files arranged in an uncomplicated approach
The File Manager lists all files and folders in a clear to see alphabetical arrangement. All of the files pertaining to the different hosts are sorted within individual directories which are referred to as following their respective domain names, in order for you to immediately identify them. This is really useful in maintaining different sites at the same time. There is no chance to stray or to feel really baffled amidst the variety of data files and folders with your cloud hosting account.
To access the files under a specific host, simply pick it within the drop–down options menu at the top of the file table. Alternatively, it’s possible to double–click on its folder and you are at once brought to a table listing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
Maintain your files with a mouse–click
The SPT Web Hosting File Manager was developed in such a manner as to help you feel like handling the file explorer on your personal computer. It features a solution to drag your files and to drop them with a preferred location and displays all the obtainable edit opportunities after clicking the right computer mouse button. In addition, the tool includes an in–built file preview option as well as other file editors that can assist you revise your files right away straight from your Web Site Control Panel.
Also, we’ve listed a couple of file management posts and how–to training videos to help you out fairly quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Transform many files all at once
Using the SPT Web Hosting File Manager, you can easily choose a wide range of files or directories exactly like you do on your PC. Just press the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and then click the required files/folders. If you’d like, to select a considerable amount of files/folders at the same time, click on one file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
Once you have selected each of the files that you’ll require, it’s possible to drag them into a distinct location, or make use of the right–click contextual menu to check out a list of the available actions.
Quick & simple password protection options
The ultimate way to secure your data
There’s one prevalent route to safeguard a folder with a security password – by creating an .htaccess file. If, however, you’re not technically skilled enough, you will have difficulty doing the work on your own. To generate things easy for you, we have integrated an easy–to–navigate password protection interface to the File Manager available in the Web Site Control Panel.
To use the option, just right–click on a folder and pick Password Protection. After that submit the username plus the security password that you would like to make use of and press the button. That’s all. The selected directory is concealed by the public eye and will also be accessible just to approved account holders.