Using the SwissHosts.com Online Control Panel, you’ll have access to our feature–rich File Manager. It will make it easier to quickly manage all of your sites without having to make use of an FTP software. You can add data files over a safe connection by dragging them into the browser. Also, you can promptly archive and unarchive files and directories, set password–protected locations, change data file permissions and a lot more. Take a look at the functions included in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transmit files to your websites without difficulty
The File Manager in your Online Control Panel includes a swift, drag–and–drop function that will allow you to transfer files between your computer and your hosting account without the need to employ an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) tool. You can easily pull data files from your PC and drop them in your Online Control Panel with a mouse–click through a risk–free SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop feature is integrated into the Online Control Panel, which means you do not need to set up any third–party software to work with it. It will also work on all leading Operating Systems, so all you have to do to employ it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file managing choices in front of you
We’ve always given our best to make File Manager as intuitive as it can be, so it is easy to produce modifications to your files. Aside from the regular control bar near the top of the page, we have now also introduced right–click contextual menus with all the fundamental file administration options. Simply click on a file or folder and pick the activity you want within the list which will show up.
It’s possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you choose with only a mouse–click. When you click on a folder, also you can generate a new folder or file inside it.
The right–click choice is also available whenever you pick numerous files or folders simultaneously.
Manage huge files effectively
Due to the integrated archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager enables you to manage large files and not having to use FTP. You can easily shrink a directory into a lightweight size by simply clicking on the Compress button or access the belongings in an archived directory by using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a directory or multiple files, you will be able to select the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and the title of one’s archive file.
Integrated file editors
Zero third party applications are necessary
We’ve enclosed a couple of file editors inside the Online Control Panel to help you to come up with easy and quick transformations in your files without having to apply third–party software. Inside the File Manager there is also a WYSIWYG editor that will help you keep an eye on all the current changes which you come up with live, a code editor that includes syntax highlighting for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and a plain text editor for more experienced users. Any changes you make and save are going to be reflected right away online.
You can access the file editors when using the buttons at the top of the file table and / or by right–clicking a given file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All of your files sorted out in a simple manner
When you’re handling a great number of websites at the same time, it’s important to have everything sorted. With other File Managers, updating a multitude of websites within the same web hosting account could be very tricky. Using the File Manager, you’ll see that it is actually rather easy. Every single website features its own directory, which you can straight away recognize, and all the files related to the specified site are located there.
And then to make everything even easier, you will find a drop–down navigation from which it’s easy to choose on which web host you intend to work within the File Manager. Our smart system will lead you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager intended for the general public
The majority of web File Managers are slow–moving and very difficult to use. They give reduced functions and are not really user–friendly. We aim to improve that by means of the SwissHosts.com File Manager. It is built to be easy–to–use and also to appear like something you you’re already familiar with – the File Manager on your desktop.
All its features, the drag–and–drop file upload options, the right–click context menus, the inbuilt file editors, etcetera exist for just one reason – to make controlling your site(s) much simpler.
Work with multiple files
Change many different files all at once
It is easy to make use of a plethora of files at the same time using the multi–selection capability of the SwissHosts.com File Manager. What you need to do is actually press the Control key and then click on the files or folders that you want to choose. If you need to choose a range of files/folders in a row immediately, click on the first file/folder, hold down the Shift key after which pick the very last file or folder inside the group.
If you have chosen the wanted files/folders, you can either drag them to a distinct location, or implement diverse activities to them using the right–click context menu as well as the buttons near the top of the file table.
1–click password protection options
The easiest way to secure your information
Password protection is the best solution to confine the a chance to access a specialized element of your website you don’t plan to be seen to everyone. As an example, this can be a secure members’ spot or even an area with copyrighted information that you like exclusively specific people to access.
With the File Manager you’re able to password–protect your website or possibly a particular folder within it with only a click of the mouse. Simply right–click a directory, choose Password Protection and fill in the username and password. There is no need to address .htaccess files or to come up with any other adjustments. From now on, simply the visitors which have your username and password will gain access to your site.