Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client alternatives, web–based file managers have always been sluggish and poor in features. However, when using the File Manager built in the Xgen Hosting Control Panel, you won’t just have a quick, responsive and time and effort saving file supervision software, but also an application that will make an external FTP program unneeded. Check out several of the features that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Publish files without any difficulty
Moving files between your desktop machine and any of your web sites is now simple and fast, because of the drag & drop functionality delivered by the File Manager. You can drag data files from your laptop or computer and drop them in your Control Panel over a secure SSL communication. That’s it. It will take seconds to add a data file and slightly longer for larger data files and folders.
You don’t have to install any third party software or browser plugins. The drag’n’drop functionality built into the File Manager operates equally efficiently on all major operating systems.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file management choices in front of you
We’ve tried to make File Manager as intuitive as feasible, so you’ll be able to generate adjustments for your files. Aside from the standard command bar towards the top of the webpage, we have also put in right–click context menus with the common file managing choices. Just click on a file or folder and choose the actions that you’d like through the list that will pop–up.
You can rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you choose with only a mouse–click. In the event you click on a folder, you should also establish a brand new folder or file inside it.
The right–click option is available as well whenever you choose many different files or folders simultaneously.
Maintain archives with just a mouse–click
The File Manager comes with a built in archive/unarchive solution that will assist you upload massive archives and then extract them in to your cloud hosting account in seconds. Any time compressing a file or folder, you are able to decide on the name for the archive that’ll be created and its particular extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, you will be able to compress active folders or files with a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive alternative you can find at the File Manager helps you to work with enormous files directly from your Control Panel. No need to make use of any third–party software like an FTP client in order to upload a big file in your cloud hosting account or download any archive in your desktop.
Online file editors
Edit files from your Control Panel
Through the File Manager you can edit your files instantly on the net applying any of the included software instruments. The text editor shows the files with a plain text formatting, the code editor provides syntax displaying for your .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor really helps you to view your edits as they show up live. All the changes which you make and save can be shown right away on the Internet, in order for you to examine them inside your browser and go back to make further changes, if unhappy.
It is not necessary to download any files, to change them through your PC and then to re–upload them back into your account. All the editors are found using the buttons near the top of the file table or from the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files organized with a straightforward approach
The File Manager lists all of the files and directories using a clear to understand alphabetical order. All of the files related to the many hosts are arranged inside distinct directories that are named after their individual domains, allowing you to instantly identify them. This is actually useful in controlling a range of sites concurrently. There isn’t any possibility to get lost or to feel confused amidst the many data files and folders in your account.
To reach the files under a host, just choose it in the drop–down navigation at the top of the file table. Alternatively, you’ll be able to double–click on its directory and you will be without delay sent to a table showing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager created for real people
Managing all of your files is instinctive and uncomplicated making use of Xgen Hosting Control Panel. You will enjoy a file management setting that’s not far from your desktop computer’s file explorer. You can drag and drop files and manage all of them with a right click of the mouse. With the inbuilt review solution, you will observe photos in the same way they will be on the web, and via the built–in file editors you could make corrections in your files immediately.
If you would like support maintaining your files, you can refer to the huge selection of posts and how–to instructional videos, which you can get with just a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Modify a lot of files simultaneously
Using the Xgen Hosting File Manager, it is possible to select numerous files or folders like you do on your own computer. Simply press the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the desired files/folders. In case you would like, to pick multiple files/folders at the same time, click on one file/folder, press the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
When you have selected each of the files that you’ll require, you can drag them into a pre–selected directory, or make use of the right–click context menu to check out a list of the available activities.
Quick & simple password protection options
The ultimate way to guard your information
If you would like to password–secure a directory in your website, you have got to configure an .htaccess file manually. Expectedly, this can be time–consuming and complicated if you aren’t well–trained in computing. When using the File Manager, you can make a password–protected folder and hide all of its items from the standard users with merely a handful of clicks.
What you need to complete is right–click a folder, opt for Password Protection and after that click the Add option. After that just indicate a username as well as a security password. No additional setup is required and there’s no need to handle an .htaccess file. Our system will handle every thing for you.