Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client alternatives, online file management tools have always been sluggish and poor in capabilities. Yet, using the File Manager featured in the 2HostLive Networks Web Hosting Control Panel, you won’t only have a quick, intuitive and easy–to–use file management software, but also a software tool that will make a third–party FTP program unneeded. Check out a few of the capabilities that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload data files without difficulty
Transferring files between your computer and any of your web sites is right now easy and quick, thanks to the drag–and–drop option available from the File Manager. You can easily pull data files from your laptop or computer and drop them in your Web Hosting Control Panel through a secure SSL connection. That’s all. It takes a few seconds to publish a data file and slightly longer for any larger files and directories.
There’s no need to add any third–party software or browser extensions. The drag & drop functionality included in the File Manager performs equally well on all leading operating systems.
Right–click context menus
Find out all of the readily available file control options with a click of the mouse
Because of the right–click menus we’ve included in the File Manager, you will be able to manage all of your files easier than ever. Just click on a file or directory and from the panel which will pop up, decide on the action you want. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any selected file. Should you click on a folder, you can also view the solution to generate a brand new sub–folder or file within it.
If you choose numerous files or folders, you will be able to use identical procedures to all of them simultaneously.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
As opposed to most file management interfaces and FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the 2HostLive Networks Web Hosting Control Panel has a way to archive/unarchive files way quicker. It is really user–friendly and uncomplicated. To have a folder shrunk to a lightweight size, all you need to do is select it and then click the Compress button. To open up the belongings of an archived directory within your account, pick it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager uses a variety of file extensions, including .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The most rapid way for you to update your files
Our File Manager will let you modify your files entirely on the server never having to download, adjust and subsequently re–upload them. It is possible to update your files instantly online, making use of the integrated editors. We supply a code editor provided with syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and also a regular text editor for more experienced customers.
You have access to each file editor when using the right–click context menus. All corrections produced to the files are demonstrated right away online – you can directly examine them inside the Internet browser.
A logical folder structure
All your files organized in a simple way
The File Manager shows all files and folders in a clear and understandable alphabetical order. All of the files pertaining to the different hosts are sorted into different directories which are named after their particular domains, so that you can efficiently acknowledge them. This is really useful in maintaining a great number of websites concurrently. There’s no possibility to stray or to feel bewildered among the multitude of files and directories within your hosting account.
To reach the files within a specific host, just choose it within the drop–down navigation at the top of the file table. Additionally, it’s possible to double–click on its directory and you will be instantly transported to a table showing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager made especially for the general public
The majority of online File Managers are slow–moving and difficult to employ. They offer reduced possibilities and aren’t really straightforward. We hope to improve that with the 2HostLive Networks File Manager. It was designed to be time and effort saving and also to appear to be an item you you are already familiar with – the File Manager on your personal computer system.
All its functions, the drag’n’drop file upload options, the right–click context menus, the built–in file editors, etcetera are available for 1 reason – to make taking care of your site(s) a lot easier.
Work with multiple files
Adjust a number of files simultaneously
With the 2HostLive Networks File Manager, you can choose many files or folders exactly like you do on your notebook or computer. Just keep pressed the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the desired files/folders. If you’d like, to pick a considerable amount of files/folders at once, click on a single file/folder, hold down the Shift key and then click any file or folder.
When you have selected all of the files that you want to, you’ll be able to drag them into a pre–selected folder, or take advantage of the right–click contextual menu to check out a list of the available actions.
Quick & simple password protection options
The ultimate way to guard your data
If you wish to password–protect a folder within your web site, you will need to configure an .htaccess file by hand. Expectedly, this can be time–demanding and sophisticated if you aren’t an expert in web hosting. Thanks to the File Manager, you may create a password–secured folder and hide all its items from the standard users with merely a number of mouse–clicks.
All you have to complete is right–click a folder, select Password Protection after which choose the Add option. And then just select a username together with a password. No extra configuration is necessary and there’s no reason to address an .htaccess file. Our system will take care of every thing on your behalf.