Used as FTP client alternatives, online file managers have always been slow and poor in capabilities. Yet, with the File Manager integrated in the aBitHosting Web Control Panel, you will not only employ a rapid, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file supervision interface, but also a tool that will make a third–party FTP application unnecessary. Check out a few of the options that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Add files easily
Transferring files between your personal computer and any of your web pages is now fast and simple, thanks to the drag’n’drop option delivered by the File Manager. You can easily pull data files from your desktop computer or laptop and drop them in your Web Control Panel over a secure SSL connection. That’s it. It will take just a few seconds to upload a file and a little bit longer for the larger files and folders.
There is no need to put in any third–party software package or Internet browser extensions. The drag & drop capability found in the File Manager works equally efficiently on all popular OS’s.
Right–click context menus
All of the file managing choices readily available
We have given our best to make your File Manager as intuitive as possible, so you can easily make changes to your files. Apart from the traditional control bar at the top of the webpage, we have now in addition added right–click context menus with all the basic file administration choices. Simply click on a file or directory and choose the action you’d like to have within the list that will show up.
You are able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you decide on with a mouse–click. In the event you click a folder, it’s also possible to set up a different directory or file in it.
The right–click option is available as well any time you pick multiple files or folders at once.
Handle archives with only a mouse–click
The File Manager is equipped with a built–in archive/unarchive option to assist you add large archives and extract them inside your account in seconds. Once compressing a file or folder, it is possible to select the name for the archive which will be created along with its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, you’ll be able to archive current folders or files with a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive solution you can find at the File Manager means you can use big files straight from your Web Control Panel. You don’t have to use any third party software for instance an FTP client in order to upload a big file onto your web hosting account or download any kind of archive in your desktop.
Online file editors
Revise files from your Web Control Panel
With the File Manager it is possible to alter your files instantly on the Internet by using any of the internal software tools. The text editor reveals the files with a plain text file format, the code editor features syntax displaying for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor really helps you to see all the changes while they show up live. Any changes which you make and keep are going to be demonstrated quickly online, so it’s possible to review them in your own Internet browser and return to generate more changes, if unhappy.
There is no need to download any files, to modify them in your desktop computer and then to re–upload them into your hosting account. All the editors are accessible via the buttons near the top of the file table or at the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files arranged with an uncomplicated way
The File Manager shows all files and directories using a simple to comprehend alphabetical order. Each of the files related to the many hosts are arranged inside individual directories that are titled after their respective domain names, so it’s possible to instantly recognize them. This is definitely useful when you are managing a great number of sites concurrently. There is no probability to get lost or to feel really baffled amongst the multitude of data files and directories within your website hosting account.
To get into the files under a specific host, simply pick it in the drop–down menu near the top of the file table. Alternatively, it is possible to double–click on its folder and you’ll be at once transported to a table listing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager designed for people
The vast majority of web File Managers are slow and hard to use. They offer limited possibilities and are not really simple to use. We strive to improve that with the aBitHosting File Manager. It was designed to be easy–to–use and to look like something you know – the File Manager on your computer.
All its features, the drag & drop file upload solutions, the right–click context menus, the inbuilt file editors, etcetera are there for 1 reason – to make taking care of your site(s) less complicated.
Work with multiple files
Transform various files all at once
The File Manager can help you save a lot of time whenever using numerous files. You’ll be able to pick different files at any given time and use a pre–selected action for them exactly like you do with your desktop machine or notebook. To select arbitrary files at the same time, simply click the Control key, and to choose a group of nearby files, press the Shift key. It’s that simple.
After you have chosen the files, you’ll be able to at once transfer them to a different spot thanks to the drag–and–drop option. With the help of the right–click contextual menu along with the buttons above the file table, you can use a variety of other activities – you are able to copy, rename, delete, download and modify your files, change file permissions, etc.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to take care of your details
If you need to password–protect a folder on your web site, you have got to configure an .htaccess file by hand. Having said that, this can be time–absorbing and complicated if you aren’t a professional in website hosting. Using our File Manager, you can make a password–protected folder and hide its items from the standard users with only a couple of mouse–clicks.
What you need to do is right–click a directory, go for Password Protection and afterwards click on the Add selection. Then just select a user name as well as a security password. No extra setup is required and there’s no need to contend with an .htaccess file. Our system will manage every little thing for you.