Learn what a File Manager is and the way it is different from its desktop counterpart.
All web hosting accounts are handled using a CP and whatever the type of the latter, there is always a File Manager tool, which enables you to look into the files you have uploaded in the hosting account and to carry out basic operations with them, including moving, copying or deleting. Based on the particular tool, there may be more complex features also, including management of permissions and archives. Many Control Panels are easier to use compared with others and so are their File Manager sections. As that is the main tool you shall employ to control your files, it's crucial to check in advance what options it comes with and if it'll appeal to you, because a hard-to-use File Manager could be a burden and will make managing your presence online more complicated.
File Manager in Shared Website Hosting
The feature-rich File Manager that comes with our shared website hosting
packages will make handling your content as simple as handling files on your PC or laptop. You will be able to drag-and-drop folders and files not just within the account, but also straight from computer system, so you'll no longer require an FTP client to upload data. What is more, the folder structure will be preserved, so files from different folders will not get mixed. You can also use right-click context menus and access a variety of features. You shall be able to create and extract archives, to set up password-protected areas and much more. If you want to modify files, you may do that using several different editors - a plain text editor, a code editor and a WYSIWYG editor, so you may select the one that you need and feel most comfortable working with.
File Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you host your sites inside a semi-dedicated server
account with us, you'll be able to use our feature-rich File Manager. The tool is part of the custom Hepsia CP and is just as basic and intuitive to use. It takes only a click to set up, rename or delete a file or a folder inside your account and for your ease and comfort, you will be able to sort the content by size, name, type or last modified date. Because the File Manager supports drag-and-drop actions, you may speedily relocate any content within the account, including folders, and their structure shall be preserved. If you'd like to upload any content, you'll not need an FTP program, since you could drag-and-drop the folders straight from your laptop or computer. The File Manager also features more advanced features and you will be able to change file permissions, to work with archives and to edit files with plain text and HTML editors, that can be accessed through right-click context menus.