Used as FTP client alternatives, web–based file managers have always been sluggish and poor in features. Yet, with the File Manager included in the Chirping Cheap Hosting Control Panel, you will not only have a quick, intuitive and easy–to–use file supervision client, but also a software instrument that will make an external FTP application unneeded. Check out some of the functions that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload files easily
Transferring files between your desktop computer and any of your sites is right now fast and simple, thanks to the drag–and–drop feature delivered by the File Manager. You could pull files from your desktop computer or notebook and drop them in your Control Panel via secure SSL connection. That’s it. It usually takes a few seconds to publish a data file and a bit longer for the bigger files and directories.
It is not necessary to put in any third–party computer software or Internet browser extensions. The drag–and–drop functionality built into the File Manager works equally well on all leading operating systems.
Right–click context menus
All of the file management options readily available
We’ve tried to make your File Manager as easy–to–use as feasible, so you are able to generate changes for your files. In addition to the standard command bar near the top of the webpage, we have now furthermore added right–click context menus with all the current basic file managing options. Click on a file or directory and choose the actions which you want through the collection that will show up.
It’s possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you decide on with only a click of the mouse. If you click on a directory, you can also set up a new directory or file in it.
The right–click choices are conveniently obtainable any time you choose multiple files or folders simultaneously.
Work with enormous files effectively
Due to the built in archive/unarchive option, the File Manager lets you make use of substantial files without having to use FTP. It is simple to pack a folder into a small size by clicking on the Compress button or access the contents of an archived folder through the Extract button. When compressing a folder or a range of files, you are able to choose the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and the name of one’s archive file.
Online file editors
Manage files straight from your Control Panel
From your File Manager you can easily modify your files directly on the Internet when using some of the internal tools. The text editor shows the files in a plain text file format, the code editor features syntax highlighting for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor allows you to preview your modifications while they show up live. Also, all changes you make and keep are going to be demonstrated promptly online, so it’s possible to examine them within your web browser and go back to create further edits, if not satisfied.
You don’t have to download any files, to modify them with your desktop and then to re–upload them back into your web hosting account. All of the editors are found via the buttons at the top of the file table or from your right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files arranged in a user–friendly way
The File Manager displays all of the files and directories in a clear and understandable alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files associated with the many hosts are structured inside independent folders which are referred to as following their respective domain names, so it’s possible to effectively identify them. This really is useful in controlling a lot of different sites at the same time. There isn’t any probability to stray or to feel really bewildered amidst the many files and directories within your hosting account.
To access the files under a host, just choose it within the drop–down options menu at the top of the file table. Alternatively, you’ll be able to double–click on its directory and you will be automatically sent to a table listing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager created for the general public
The vast majority of web File Managers are slow–moving and very difficult to use. They give you limited functions and certainly are not really simple to use. We seek to improve that through the Chirping Cheap Hosting File Manager. It’s designed to be practical and to look like a product you you are already familiar with – the File Manager on your personal computer system.
All of its attributes, the drag’n’drop file upload solutions, the right–click contextual menus, the built–in file editors, etcetera are available for one purpose – to help make managing your site(s) less of a challenge.
Work with multiple files
Change various files simultaneously
When using the Chirping Cheap Hosting File Manager, it is possible to pick numerous files or directories exactly like you do on your desktop computer or laptop. Simply keep pressed the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and then click the required files/folders. If you would like, to choose a good amount of files/folders at once, click on a single file/folder, hold down the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
Once you’ve chosen each of the files that you need, you can easily drag them to a different location, or use the right–click context menu to check out a summary of the available features.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to take care of your information
There’s one common approach to guard a directory with a security password – by creating an .htaccess file. If, however, you aren’t technologically skilled enough, you’ll have trouble carrying it out without any help. To help with making things simple for you, we’ve added a convenient password protection interface to the File Manager accessible inside the Control Panel.
To employ the option, simply right–click on a folder and select Password Protection. Then decide on the login name as well as the security password which you want to implement and then press the button. That’s all. The picked directory is concealed by the general pubic and will also be accessible just to previously approved account owners.