Applied as FTP client alternatives, online file managers have always been slow and poorly featured. Still, using the File Manager integrated in the WOW Hosting Hosting Control Panel, you will not only have a quick, responsive and easy–to–work–with file managing client, but also an instrument that will make a third–party FTP application unnecessary. Check out several of the functions that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer data files to your websites with no trouble
The File Manager in your Hosting Control Panel offers a fast, drag–and–drop functionality that will allow you to move data files between your personal computer and your hosting account without having to apply an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You could drag files from your computer and drop them in your Hosting Control Panel with a mouse–click through a secure SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop function is built into the Hosting Control Panel, which means you don’t need to mount any third party software pack to work with it. It also works well on all leading Operating Systems, so all you should do to employ it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Find out all of the readily available file control possibilities with simply a click of the mouse
Because of the right–click menus that we have included in the File Manager, you’ll be able to change all of your files easier than ever. Click on a file or folder and from the panel that will show up, choose the action that you like. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete just about any selected file. Should you click a folder, additionally, you’ll view the solution to establish a new sub–folder or file inside.
Whenever you select multiple files or directories, you’ll be able to use the exact same procedures to all of them concurrently.
Manage huge files effectively
On account of the inbuilt archive/unarchive option, the File Manager lets you handle big files without having to use FTP. It is easy to shrink a directory to a lightweight size by clicking on the Compress button or get the items in an archived folder by using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a folder or a variety of files, you can also select the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) along with the title of the archive file.
Online file editors
Change files straight from your Hosting Control Panel
From the File Manager it’s possible to alter your files instantly online making use of some of the built–in tools. The text editor reveals the files in a plain text formatting, the code editor provides syntax accentuating for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor lets you to see your changes when they appear online. Also, all changes which you make and save will be displayed instantaneously on the web, allowing you to preview them within your web browser and get back to make further edits, if not satisfied.
You don’t have to download any files, to revise them with your PC and to re–upload them into your cloud hosting account. All the editors are accessible using the buttons at the top of the file table or from your right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files arranged with a convenient manner
All of the files within your website hosting account are neatly sorted into directories. Each host features its own primary directory, that employs the file structure that you’ve created. This way, it is easy to maintain all your hosts from a single place with no probability of getting lost or confused.
By default, you will notice all the hosts indexed in a table and if you click once over a specific host, you will observe each of the sub–folders and files pertaining to it. By clicking two times, you will go to a page that is centered on that host alone. A further way to open the folder pertaining to a particular host and to work with it solely, is by using the drop–down menu near the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Handle your files with just a click of the mouse
The WOW Hosting File Manager has been made in such a way to help you feel similarly to employing the file explorer on your computer system. It functions an option to drag your files and then to drop them inside a desired location and reveals all the available edit alternatives upon clicking the right mouse button. Also, the tool features an in–built file preview solution as well as other file editors that will assist you edit your files instantly straight from your Hosting Control Panel.
Furthermore, we have bundled a collection of file management posts and how–to video lessons to help you fairly quickly learn how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change a wide range of files simultaneously
Our File Manager will save you lots of time when working with multiple files. You can easily select multiple files at the same time and apply a pre–selected activity for them exactly like you do on your notebook or computer. To pick random files at once, simply click the Control key, and to pick a pair of adjacent files, press the Shift key. It is that simple.
After you have chosen the files, you are able to instantly transfer them to another place thanks to the drag & drop option. By means of the right–click context menu and also the buttons above the file table, you can use a number of other activities – you can copy, rename, delete, download and alter your files, change file permissions, and so on.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to take care of your information
There’s a single typical path to safeguard a directory using a password – by making an .htaccess file. In case, however, you’re not technologically qualified sufficiently, you’ll have trouble doing it on your own. To help with making things simple, we have added a straightforward password protection user interface to the File Manager obtainable within the Hosting Control Panel.
To employ the option, just right–click on a folder and select Password Protection. Following that decide on the login name and the security password that you would like to employ and click on the button. That’s it. The chosen folder will be hidden by the standard users and will also be available just to approved account owners.