Used as FTP software alternatives, online file management tools have always been slow and poorly featured. Still, when using the File Manager built in the Alpha Host Concept Site Control Panel, you will not only employ a quick, responsive and user–friendly file managing interface, but also an app that will make a 3rd party FTP program unneeded. Take a look at some of the options that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer data files to your webpages with no trouble
The File Manager in your Site Control Panel includes a quick, drag’n’drop capability that will help you transfer data files between your personal computer and your hosting profile with no need to work with an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You can pull data files from your personal computer and drop them in your Site Control Panel with a click of the mouse using a risk–free SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop functionality is included in the Site Control Panel, so you don’t need to deploy any third–party application to use it. It also works well on all major Operating Systems, so all you need to do to employ it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
All of the file managing possibilities at hand
We’ve tried to make File Manager as user–friendly as feasible, so you can create modifications for your files. Apart from the regular command bar at the top of the web page, we have additionally put in right–click context menus with all the current fundamental file managing possibilities. Simply click on a file or folder and pick the actions you’d like to have through the selection that will turn up.
You’re able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you select with simply a click of the mouse. In the event you click on a folder, it is possible to establish a new directory or file inside it.
The right–click choices are also available when you pick multiple files or folders simultaneously.
Make use of big files easily
Thanks to the in–built archive/unarchive option, the File Manager will let you make use of huge files and not having to use FTP. You can pack a folder into 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 folder or a group of files, it’s possible to choose the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and then the title of one’s archive file.
Online file editors
Revise files directly from your Site Control Panel
With the File Manager it is easy to modify your files instantly on the net by making use of any of the built in tools. The text editor displays the files with a plain text file format, the code editor provides syntax displaying for your .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor allows you to see all the modifications while they show up online. Furthermore, all changes that you generate and keep will be reflected instantaneously on the Internet, which enables you to examine them in your Internet browser and return to create more edits, if unsatisfied.
You do not have to download any files whatsoever, to change them with your desktop computer and to re–upload them back in your web hosting account. All the editors are available through the buttons at the top of the file table or from the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
All of your files organized in an intuitive way
Each of the files inside your hosting account are organized into directories. Every single host features its own main folder, that uses the file structure that you’ve pre–set. This way, it is not difficult to handle all of your current hosts from a single place with no chance of becoming lost or perplexed.
By standard, you’ll see all of the hosts indexed in a table and if you click once on a specific host, you will see all of the sub–folders and files associated with it. By clicking two times, you are going to go to a webpage which is devoted to that host only. Another way to open the folder pertaining to a given host and then to work with it solely, is using the drop–down menu near the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Command your files with merely a click
The Alpha Host Concept File Manager is designed in such a way as to help you feel like handling the file explorer on your computer. It boasts a way to drag your files and then to drop them inside a desired location and reveals all of the obtainable modification alternatives on clicking the right computer mouse button. Also, the tool boasts a built in file preview option and various file editors to assist you edit your files live from your Site Control Panel.
Also, we’ve listed a number of file management articles and how–to video clips to help you out quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Transform a lot of files at the same time
Alpha Host Concept’s File Manager can help you save a plenty of time when making use of numerous files. You’re able to choose multiple files at any given time and apply a preferred action to them just like you do in your desktop machine or notebook. To select random files at once, just hold down the Control key, and to select a collection of adjacent files, press the Shift key. It’s that straightforward.
After you have selected the files, you’ll be able to instantly transfer them to another spot thanks to the drag & drop option. With the help of the right–click contextual menu as well as the buttons on top of the file table, you can actually use a number of other actions – it is easy to copy, rename, delete, download and modify your files, transform file permissions, etcetera.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to protect your details
If you need to password–protect a folder within your web site, you will have to configure an .htaccess file by yourself. However, this can be time–absorbing and complicated if you aren’t an expert in computing. When using the File Manager, you can create a password–protected folder and hide its contents from the regular users with simply a few clicks.
What you need to execute is right–click a directory, select Password Protection after which click on the Add selection. After that just specify a user name and also a password. No further setup is required and there’s no reason to address an .htaccess file. Our platform will take care of every little thing for you.