Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client alternatives, web file management tools have always been slow and poor in features. Nonetheless, when using the File Manager included in the DataTide.com Online Control Panel, you will not only have a fast, responsive and easy–to–work–with file administration client, but also a software instrument that will make a 3rd party FTP software unneeded. Have a look at several of the characteristics that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transmit files to your web sites easily
The File Manager in your Online Control Panel offers a swift, drag–and–drop function that will assist you to transfer files between your personal computer and your hosting profile with no need to work with an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You could pull files from your personal computer and drop them in your Online Control Panel with a mouse–click through a safe SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop function is included in the Online Control Panel, which means you don’t have to set up any third party software package to make use of it. It also works well on all leading Operating Systems, so all you have to do to make use of it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Discover each of the available file administration options with only a mouse–click
Because of the right–click menus we have integrated in the File Manager, it’s possible to alter all of your files in a time and effort saving manner. Click on a file or directory and through the panel that will actually pop up, select the actions that you’d like. You can rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any selected file. When you click a folder, additionally, you will see the solution to create a different sub–folder or file inside.
Whenever you select different files or folders, you will be able to use the same procedures for all of them simultaneously.
Deal with substantial files effortlessly
On account of the built in archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager lets you make use of enormous files without the need to use FTP. You can reduce the size of a folder into a compact size by clicking on the Compress button or gain access to the items in an archived folder through the Extract button. When compressing a folder or a range of files, you can also choose the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and then the title of one’s archive file.
Online file editors
Edit files from your Online Control Panel
From the File Manager you can easily revise your files directly online applying the in–built software instruments. The text editor reveals the files with a plain text formatting, the code editor has syntax highlighting for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor really helps you to see your changes as they show up online. All the changes you generate and keep will be shown instantly on the Internet, so you can review them within your web browser and go back to create further edits, if not satisfied.
It is not necessary to download any files, to modify them with your machine and to re–upload them back to your website hosting account. Each of the editors are accessible through the buttons at the top of the file table or from your right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files organized in an easy–to–use way
Each of the files within your website hosting account are neatly arranged into folders. Each host has its own main directory, which employs the file structure that you’ve defined. By doing this, it is easy to handle all of your current hosts in one place without risk of getting lost or puzzled.
By standard, you will notice each of the hosts conveniently placed in a table and if you mouse–click once on a given host, you’ll see each of the sub–folders and files related to it. By clicking two times, you are going to visit a web page which is dedicated to that host alone. One other way to load the folder associated with a given host and to work with it solely, is to use the drop–down menu towards the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Handle your data with just a click of the mouse
The DataTide.com File Manager was developed in such a manner to help you feel similarly to employing the file explorer on your desktop. It boasts a solution to drag your files and then to drop them inside a preferred area and displays all the readily available modification options on clicking the right computer mouse button. Furthermore, the tool comes with an in–built file preview option and other file editors that can help you revise your files right away from your Online Control Panel.
Furthermore, we’ve listed a couple of file management posts and how–to video lessons to help you rather quickly learn how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Transform a lot of files all at once
DataTide.com’s File Manager can help you save a lot of time when making use of multiple files. You’re able to select many different files at any given time and use a preferred action to them precisely like you do on your notebook or computer. To select random files at once, simply keep pressed the Control key, and to select a pair of nearby files, press the Shift key. It is that easy.
After getting selected the files, you’ll be able to automatically transfer them to an additional location making use of the drag & drop option. By means of the right–click contextual menu and the buttons above the file table, you are able to apply a number of other activities – you’ll be able to copy, rename, delete, download and edit your files, alter file permissions, etcetera.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to shield your information
If you’d like to password–protect a directory in your web site, you will need to configure an .htaccess file manually. However, this generally is time–absorbing and sophisticated if you are not an expert in website hosting. Using our File Manager, you may create a password–secured folder and conceal its items from the general public with only a few mouse–clicks.
All you have to complete is right–click a folder, opt for Password Protection and then click the Add selection. After that simply identify a user name along with a password. No extra setup is necessary and there’s no reason to manage an .htaccess file. Our system will handle every thing on your behalf.