When using the W3 Hosting Web Control Panel, you will gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It will assist you to speedily handle your websites with no need to make use of an FTP tool. You could add data files through a secure connection by simply dragging them into the web browser. In addition, you can promptly archive and unarchive data files and directories, set password–protected areas, adjust file permissions and so much more. Take a look at the characteristics found in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer files to your websites with ease
The File Manager in your Web Control Panel boasts a fast, drag–and–drop function that will allow you to move files between your personal computer and your web hosting profile without needing to work with an FTP tool. You can easily pull files from your personal computer and drop them in your Web Control Panel with a click of the mouse using a risk–free SSL connection.
The drag–and–drop feature is included in the Web Control Panel, therefore, you don’t have to install any third party computer software to apply it. It also works well on all major Operating Systems, so all you have to do to make use of it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Look at the whole set of easily accessible file management possibilities with just a mouse–click
Because of the right–click menus we’ve included on the File Manager, it is possible to modify your files easier than ever. Just click on a file or directory and through the panel that will actually pop up, pick the action you want. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any picked file. Should you click a folder, you will also view the option to create a brand new sub–folder or file inside it.
If you select different files or folders, it’s possible to apply the exact same actions for all of them at the same time.
Make use of enormous files efficiently
Thanks to the integrated archive/unarchive option, the File Manager enables you to use enormous files without the need to use FTP. You can easily reduce the size of a folder into a lightweight size by clicking on the Compress button or gain access to the contents of an archived folder through the Extract button. When compressing a folder as well as a selection of files, you’ll be able to choose the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) along with the title of one’s archive file.
Online file editors
The best way to customize your files
The File Manager helps you to alter your files on the hosting server never having to download, modify after which re–upload them. You can actually customize your files instantly online, applying W3 Hosting’s built–in editors. You will find a code editor having syntax highlighting for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and then a standard text editor for more expert users.
You can access every file editor using the right–click context menus. All adjusts produced to the files appear at once online – it is possible to directly preview them inside the web browser.
A logical folder structure
All your files organized with an intuitive way
The File Manager shows all of the files and directories using a simple to comprehend alphabetical arrangement. All of the files associated with the different hosts are organized into individual folders which are named after their particular domains, which means you can quickly acknowledge them. This really is useful in maintaining different sites concurrently. There’s no probability to get lost or to feel confused amidst the great number of data files and directories in your website hosting account.
To get into the files within a specified host, simply select it in the drop–down menu near the top of the file table. Alternatively, you can double–click on its directory and you’ll be without delay transported to a table showing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager developed for people
The majority of web File Managers are slow and pretty difficult to use. They offer limited possibilities and typically are not really straightforward. We strive to transform that through the W3 Hosting File Manager. It is designed to be practical and also to appear like something you you are already familiar with – the File Manager on your personal computer.
All its attributes, the drag’n’drop file upload solutions, the right–click contextual menus, the built in file editors, etc. are available for one reason – to make taking care of your site(s) much easier.
Work with multiple files
Modify an array of files concurrently
You can make use of a huge amount of files simultaneously while using the multi–selection capability of the W3 Hosting File Manager. All you have to do is press the Control key and click on the files or folders you want to pick. If you want to pick a variety of files/folders in a row at the same time, pick the first file/folder, press the Shift key after which pick the final file or folder within the set.
For those who have selected the desired files/folders, you may either drag them to a distinct place, or apply a variety of actions to them using the right–click context menu as well as the buttons near the top of the file table.
1–click password protection options
The ultimate way to shield your information
Password protection is the best route to constrain the ability to access a certain component of your site you don’t plan to be visible to everyone. For example, this can be a safe and secure members’ spot or even an area with copyrighted data that you would like only specific customers to access.
From the File Manager you can password–secure your site or a selected folder inside it with merely a click of the mouse. Simply right–click a folder, choose Password Protection and select your user name and security password. You do not have to manage .htaccess files or come up with any other configurations. From now on, only the website visitors that have your username and pass word will gain access to your site.