Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, web–based file management tools have always been slow and poor in features. Yet, when using the File Manager integrated in the InovaHost Site Control Panel, you will not only employ a speedy, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file administration interface, but also an app that will make a third party FTP program unneeded. Take a look at some of the capabilities that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Add data files without difficulty
Transferring files between your computer and any of your web sites is right now fast and simple, because of the drag & drop functionality delivered by the File Manager. You can easily pull data files from your desktop computer or notebook and drop them in the Site Control Panel through a secure SSL connection. That’s all. It requires just a few seconds to publish a file and a little bit longer for the bigger files and directories.
You do not have to deploy any third–party application or web browser plug–ins. The drag’n’drop capability included in the File Manager operates equally well on all major OS’s.
Right–click context menus
Manage all files with only a click
The vast majority of File Managers include all of the activities which you can conduct with a file or folder at the top of the page. We feel that this is not user–friendly enough. With the File Manager, you can access all file control options whenever you right–click a file or directory. This approach is also applicable for many different files/folders.
You can rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete every file or folder you choose with only a click of the mouse.
Make use of huge files easily
Thanks to the integrated archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager will allow you to work with large files and never have to use FTP. You’re able to reduce the size of a folder into a lightweight size by simply clicking on the Compress button or gain access to the belongings in an archived folder using the Extract button. When compressing a folder or a number of files, you are able to choose the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) in addition to the name of the archive file.
Integrated file editors
Zero third–party software packages are necessary
We have bundled a group of file editors within the Site Control Panel to guide you produce easy and quick improvements for your files without having to implement any third party software packages. In the File Manager you can find a WYSIWYG editor that will assist you keep an eye on all the changes you make immediately, a code editor which includes syntax displaying for one’s .JS or .PHP files, together with a plain text editor for more expert users. Any changes which you generate and keep can be demonstrated promptly on the Internet.
You have access to the file editors when using the buttons near the top of the file table and / or by right–clicking a given file/folder.
A logical folder structure
Your files sorted in a convenient way
The File Manager lists all files and folders using a simple to comprehend alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files pertaining to the various hosts are sorted within distinct directories which are referred to as following their particular domain names, allowing you to easily recognize them. This is really useful when you are maintaining a large number of websites concurrently. There is no probability to get lost or to feel really bewildered amidst the multitude of data files and directories within your hosting account.
To reach the files within a specific host, just choose it from the drop–down options menu near the top of the file table. As an alternative, you can double–click on its directory and you are right away taken to a table listing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
Command your data with a mouse–click
The InovaHost File Manager was made in such a manner as to help you feel similarly to employing the file explorer on your PC. It is provided with a way to drag your files and then to drop them in a preferred location and shows all of the obtainable edit opportunities on clicking the right computer mouse button. In addition, the tool comes with an in–built file preview solution and various file editors that will help modify your files live straight from your Site Control Panel.
In addition, we’ve incorporated a collection of file management articles and how–to video lessons to assist you rather quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Adjust many different files simultaneously
InovaHost’s File Manager will help you save a plenty of time when working with different files. You can pick different files at a time and apply a pre–selected activity to them precisely like you do on your desktop computer or laptop. To choose random files simultaneously, simply hold down the Control key, and to pick a couple of nearby files, use the Shift key. It’s that simple.
After you have selected the files, you’ll be able to at once transfer them to a different location thanks to the drag–and–drop option. With the help of the right–click context menu and also the buttons above the file table, you’ll be able to use a number of other activities – you can easily copy, rename, delete, download and change your files, transform file permissions, etc.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to secure your details
There’s a single standard technique to secure a folder using a pass word – by generating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you’re not technically skilled enough, you’ll have trouble doing the work all on your own. To make things easy, we have included an easy–to–navigate password protection interface to the File Manager available in the Site Control Panel.
To employ this option, simply right–click on a folder and pick Password Protection. After that set the user name as well as the pass word that you want to employ and then press the button. That’s it. Now the selected directory is going to be hidden from the regular website visitors and will also be accessible to authorized account owners.