Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client alternatives, online file management tools have always been sluggish and poorly featured. However, with the File Manager included in the Bits Hosting Website Control Panel, you won’t just employ a speedy, responsive and easy–to–use file managing interface, but also an instrument that will make a third party FTP application unneeded. Take a look at a few of the characteristics that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Add data files without any difficulty
Moving data files between your computer and any of your sites is right now quick and simple, thanks to the drag–and–drop option offered by the File Manager. You can pull data files from your desktop machine or laptop and drop them in the Website Control Panel over a secure SSL communication. That’s it. It will take a few seconds to add a data file and slightly longer for any bigger files and directories.
You don’t need to mount any third party computer software or web browser extensions. The drag & drop function built into the File Manager operates equally well on all leading OS’s.
Right–click context menus
Find all the readily available file managing options with simply a click of the mouse
On account of the right–click menus we’ve added to the File Manager, it is possible to manage all of your files easier than ever. Click on a file or folder and with the panel which will appear, decide on the actions that you want. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any selected file. Should you click a folder, furthermore, you will view the solution to establish a brand new sub–folder or file inside.
If you choose many different files or folders, it is possible to use the exact same procedures for all of them simultaneously.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
Not like nearly all file management interfaces as well as FTP clients, the Bits Hosting Website Control Panel offers a solution to archive/unarchive files much quicker. It is really easy to use. To get a directory reduced to a small size, just select it and click on the Compress button. To open the belongings of an archived directory within your web hosting account, choose it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager uses an assortment of file extensions, for example .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The easiest way to customize your files
Our File Manager makes it possible for you to revise your files directly on the server without the need to download, transform and after that re–upload them. You can modify your files straight away online, making use of the inbuilt editors. Our company offers a code editor with syntax displaying for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and also a regular text editor for the more competent customers.
You can access every single file editor making use of the right–click contextual menus. All corrections produced to the files are shown instantaneously online – it is possible to directly examine them inside the browser.
A logical folder structure
All of your files organized in a convenient–to–use approach
When you are working with several web sites concurrently, it is important to have everything sorted out. With many other File Managers, modifying a bunch of websites within the same web hosting account is extremely tricky. Using the File Manager, you’ll see that it’s in fact really simple. Every web site does have its own directory, that you can immediately identify, and all the files associated with the specified site can be found there.
And then to make everything even easier, you will find there’s a drop–down menu from which you can quickly choose on exactly which web host you would like to work within the File Manager. Our smart system will lead you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager designed for the general public
The majority of online File Managers are slow and very difficult to make use of. They have limited functions and aren’t really user–friendly. We strive to improve that by means of the Bits Hosting File Manager. It is intended to be practical and also to appear to be an item you you’re already familiar with – the File Manager on your personal computer.
All of its features, the drag & drop file upload solutions, the right–click context menus, the inbuilt file editors, etcetera are available for one reason – to create maintaining your website(s) less of a challenge.
Work with multiple files
Change a lot of files concurrently
When using the Bits Hosting File Manager, you can pick a number of files or directories exactly like you do on your laptop or computer. Simply keep pressed the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and then click the wanted files/folders. In case you would like, to pick multiple files/folders simultaneously, click a single file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any file or folder.
Once you’ve picked the whole set of files that you require, it is easy to drag them to a different location, or make use of the right–click context menu to see a list of the available features.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to shield your data
If you want to password–protect a directory within your web site, you need to set up an .htaccess file manually. Expectedly, this can be time–consuming and sophisticated if you’re not a specialist in hosting. Thanks to the File Manager, you may create a password–protected directory and hide all its contents from the general public with only a number of clicks.
All you need to execute is right–click a directory, opt for Password Protection and afterwards choose the Add selection. Then just select a login name and also a pass word. No further configuration is required and there is no reason to handle an .htaccess file. Our platform will take care of every little thing on your behalf.