Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, web–based file management tools have always been slow and poor in capabilities. Still, using the File Manager included in the GeeksCloud Online Control Panel, you won’t just employ a fast, intuitive and easy–to–use file management interface, but also an instrument that will make a third–party FTP software unnecessary. Have a look at several of the functions that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Move files to your web pages without difficulty
The File Manager in your Online Control Panel offers a quick, drag’n’drop capability that can help you move data files between your PC and your website hosting profile without having to apply an FTP tool. You can drag files from your computer and drop them in your Online Control Panel with a click of the mouse through a safe SSL connection.
The drag–and–drop characteristic is built–into the Online Control Panel, so you do not need to set up any third–party software pack to employ it. It also works well on all major Os’s, so all you need to do to apply it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Find out all the available file administration possibilities with a mouse–click
Thanks to the right–click menus we have included on the File Manager, you can revise your files in a time and effort saving manner. Just click on a file or folder and through the panel that will actually pop up, find the actions that you would 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, additionally, you will see the solution to create a brand new sub–folder or file within it.
Whenever you select different files or folders, you are able to use identical actions for all of them concurrently.
Deal with massive files effectively
Due to the built in archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager enables you to deal with big files without the need to use FTP. You’ll be able to shrink a directory to a small size by simply clicking on the Compress button or get the items in an archived directory through the Extract button. When compressing a directory as well as a group of files, you will be able to decide on the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and also the title of the archive file.
Online file editors
Revise files straight from your Online Control Panel
With the File Manager you can revise your files instantly on the net when using any of the inbuilt tools. The text editor shows the files with a plain text formatting, the code editor provides syntax emphasizing for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor allows you to view your modifications as they show up online. Also, all changes you make and save are going to be displayed promptly on the net, allowing you to preview them within your Internet browser and return to create more modifications, if unsatisfied.
You do not have to download any files whatsoever, to revise them on your personal computer and then to re–upload them back in your hosting account. All the editors are accessible via the buttons near the top of the file table or through the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
All of your files structured with a simple to use way
All of the files in your hosting account are neatly sorted into folders. Each and every web host has its own primary directory, that employs the file hierarchy that you’ve created. Using this method, it is an easy task to handle all your hosts from one place without probability of becoming lost or puzzled.
By standard, you will notice all of the hosts listed in a table and if you click once on a specific host, you will observe all the sub–folders and files related to it. By clicking on twice, you will visit a web page which is dedicated to that host alone. One other way to load the folder pertaining to a certain host and to use it exclusively, is to try using the drop–down menu at the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager made for real people
Managing all of your files is intuitive and painless while using the GeeksCloud Online Control Panel. You will experience a file control setting which is not far from your personal computer’s file explorer. You’ll be able to drag & drop files and handle all of them with a right click of the mouse. Using the built–in review solution, you will observe visuals exactly like they will appear on the Internet, and throughout the designed file editors you can easily make changes to your files immediately.
Any time you need assistance taking care of your files, you can consider the massive number of posts and how–to training videos, which you could get with just a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Transform many different files all at once
Our File Manager can help you save a plenty of time when working with multiple files. You can easily choose different files simultaneously and apply a preferred activity to them precisely like you do on your desktop computer or notebook. To pick random files simultaneously, simply press the Control key, and to pick a pair of adjoining files, press the Shift key. It is that easy.
After you have picked the files, you can actually at once transfer them to another place using the drag–and–drop option. With the help of the right–click context menu and also the buttons above the file table, you are able to use a myriad of other actions – you’ll be able to copy, rename, delete, download and change your files, alter file permissions, etc.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to protect your information
If you want to password–protect a folder on your website, you will need to set up an .htaccess file manually. To no surprise, this can be time–consuming and complex if you’re not an expert in Linux web hosting. With the File Manager, you may create a password–secured directory and conceal all of its items from the general public with just a number of mouse–clicks.
All you need to undertake is right–click a directory, opt for Password Protection after which click on the Add option. And then simply select a user name as well as a password. No extra configuration is required and there is no reason to contend with an .htaccess file. Our system will handle every thing for you.