With the Host Plenty UK Website Control Panel, you’ll gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It’ll enable you to quickly handle all of your web sites without the need to make use of an FTP client. You could add files through a safe connection by pulling them into the browser. Furthermore, you could rapidly archive and unarchive files and directories, set password–protected locations, change data file permissions and so much more. Check out the characteristics built into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Add data files easily
Moving data files between your desktop machine and any of your websites is now quick and easy, because of the drag’n’drop functionality offered by the File Manager. You can easily drag files from your desktop machine or notebook and drop them in your Website Control Panel over a secure SSL connection. That’s it. It requires just a few seconds to publish a file and a little bit longer for larger files and directories.
There’s no need to install any third party software package or web browser addons. The drag’n’drop functionality found in the File Manager performs just as well on all major operating systems.
Right–click context menus
Look at each of the available file managing possibilities with merely a mouse–click
Thanks to the right–click menus that we have added to the File Manager, you will be able to edit all of your files incredibly easy. Simply click on a file or folder and from the panel which will show up, find the activity that you’d like. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any selected file. When you click on a folder, you can also see the option to create a different sub–folder or file within it.
When you select many different files or directories, you will be able to use the exact same procedures to all of them simultaneously.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
As opposed to a large number of file management interfaces as well as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the Host Plenty UK Website Control Panel has a solution to archive/unarchive files faster. It is easy to use. To have a folder reduced to a lightweight size, all you need to do is pick it and then click the Compress button. To unwrap the items in an archived directory in your account, select it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager works with several different file extensions, just like .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Integrated file editors
No third–party applications are required
We’ve incorporated a collection of file editors within the Website Control Panel to help you out make quick and easy corrections to your files and never have to use any third party applications. Inside the File Manager you will find a WYSIWYG editor that can help you check all the recent changes which you come up with instantly, a code editor that boasts syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, together with a plain text editor for more expert users. Any changes which you come up with and keep are going to be reflected quickly 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 a convenient way
The File Manager shows all files and folders using a simple to implement alphabetical order. All the files pertaining to the different hosts are arranged inside distinct directories which are named after their respective domain names, which enables you to incredibly easy recognize them. This is definitely useful when you are maintaining a group of websites concurrently. There isn’t any possibility to stray or to feel really baffled among the multitude of files and folders with your web hosting account.
To get into the files under a specified host, simply select it from the drop–down navigation near the top of the file table. Additionally, you can double–click on its folder and you’ll be without delay brought to a table listing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager created for real people
Making use of all of your files is intuitive and straightforward making use of Host Plenty UK Website Control Panel. You’ll have a file administration setting that’s very close to your desktop computer’s file explorer. You’re able to drag & drop files and control them with a right mouse–click. With the in–built preview option, you can see pictures exactly like they will show up on the Internet, and through the designed file editors you can make adjustments in your files instantly.
If you want assistance controlling your files, you’ll be able to consider the enormous selection of articles and how–to video clips, that you can find with only a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Adjust a number of files simultaneously
When using the Host Plenty UK File Manager, it’s possible to pick numerous files or folders like you do on your own computer. Just hold down the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the desired files/folders. In case you would like, to select multiple files/folders at the same time, just click one file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any file or folder.
Having once chosen the whole set of files that you’ll require, you are able to drag them to a different folder, or make use of the right–click context menu to view a summary of the accessible actions.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to secure your data
There’s one standard technique to protect a folder with a password – by generating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you’re not technically competent sufficiently, you’ll have difficulty doing the work all on your own. To make things easy for you, we’ve added an uncomplicated password protection interface to the File Manager readily available within the Website Control Panel.
To make use of the option, just right–click on a directory and select Password Protection. After that submit the user name and the password that you’d like to apply and then click on the button. That’s it. Now the picked directory will be hidden from the standard users and will also be available only to approved users.