A File Manager tool is present in all web hosting Control Panels. As the name indicates, it is employed to manage the files inside an account and all File Managers support a number of standard features - browsing, moving, copying and deleting files. A number of Control Panels can offer more advanced functions also - changing file and folder permissions or creating and unpacking archives. Even though files can be uploaded and downloaded via an FTP client, the File Manager is employed a lot more often, so the simpler to use it is, the easier it shall be for you to handle your online presence in general. The opposite is also true - a File Manager that's tough to use may make it more aggravating and difficult for you to manage your website content, specifically if you lack previous experience.
File Manager in Cloud Hosting
The File Manager tool, which is a part of our in-house developed Hepsia Control Panel, allows you to administer all of the files that you upload to your cloud hosting account easily. You could move files and whole folders by dragging-and-dropping them in the account. You can easily upload content in the same manner - choose a file/folder on your computer and drag it to your browser where the File Manager is loaded. By right-clicking a file or a folder inside your account, you can also access context menus with more advanced options - you shall be able to set up or to unpack an archive, to create a password-protected area, to modify the UNIX permissions via a web interface or to modify the content with various editors without ever leaving the CP – an HTML editor, a plain text editor or a code editor. We have also added help articles and educational videos, you can access from the File Manager to find out more about its capabilities.
File Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our advanced, though easy-to-work with File Manager will provide you with complete control over your content and you'll not have any problems handling the files and folders that you create or upload to your semi-dedicated server account, even when you have never used a website hosting service before. The options it is offering are just several mouse clicks away, even the more sophisticated ones like creating a password-protected folder, creating or unpacking an archive, modifying UNIX permissions or opening a file inside a plain text or an HTML editor. Using right-click context menus, you shall feel just as if you’re working on your home computer. Additionally, the File Manager supports dragging-and-dropping of files and whole folders - both in the account and from your laptop or computer. With the latter option, you can upload content directly, which takes away the need for an FTP client.