Using the SmartyWebBuilders Control Panel, you’ll gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It’ll help you to quickly manage all of your web sites without the need to turn to an FTP client. You could publish files through a risk–free connection by dragging them into the web browser. In addition, you could quickly archive and unarchive data files and directories, set password–protected locations, modify data file permissions and a lot more. Take a look at the functions found in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The most simple way to add data files
Adding files with an FTP client is an obsolete and really insecure method for switching files from your desktop machine or laptop to a hosting server. This is why, we have integrated drag–and–drop file publish support in the File Manager. Just pull the data files that you want to add from your computer into your browser and they’ll begin to publish in your hosting account over a risk–free SSL communication.
There is no need to deploy any additional software, web browser add–ons or apps. The drag & drop function operates equally well on Windows, Mac or Linux.
Right–click context menus
All file management choices readily available
We’ve always given our best to make your File Manager as user–friendly as feasible, so you can come up with adjustments to your files. In addition to the normal command bar towards the top of the web page, we have also integrated right–click contextual menus with all the current common file management possibilities. Just click on a file or folder and pick the activity that you would like through the selection which will appear.
It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you choose with merely a mouse–click. When you click on a directory, you can also establish a new folder or file inside it.
The right–click choice is conveniently obtainable at the time you choose numerous files or folders at the same time.
Handle large files effortlessly
On account of the integrated archive/unarchive option, the File Manager will let you manage big files never having to use FTP. You’re able to reduce the size of a folder to 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 directory as well as a selection of files, it is possible to decide on the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and then the title of the archive file.
Online file editors
Change files directly from your Control Panel
With the File Manager you can easily edit your files directly on the Internet applying many of the internal software instruments. The text editor displays the files with a plain text formatting, the code editor features syntax emphasizing for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor allows you to see your edits when they show up online. All the changes you create and save are going to be shown promptly online, so it’s possible to review them in your Internet browser and return to make further modifications, if unsatisfied.
It is not necessary to download any files whatsoever, to modify them with your personal computer and to re–upload them into your website hosting account. Each of the editors are available using the buttons near the top of the file table or at the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
All of your files structured in a simple way
The File Manager lists all files and directories in a clear to see alphabetical order. The whole set of files associated with the various hosts are structured inside distinct directories that are referred to as after their particular domain names, so it’s possible to easily recognize them. This is definitely useful in managing a large number of sites concurrently. There’s no probability to get lost or to feel really confused amongst the plethora of data files and directories in your website hosting account.
To gain access to the files within a given host, just choose it in the drop–down menu at the top of the file table. Alternatively, you can double–click on its directory and you will be easily sent to a table showing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
Control your files with just a click
The SmartyWebBuilders File Manager has been made in such a way as to make you feel just like using the file explorer on your desktop. It functions an option to drag your files and then to drop them with a preferred area and shows all of the obtainable edit opportunities upon clicking the right mouse button. At the same time, the tool contains a built in file preview option and various file editors that can assist you modify your files live directly from your Control Panel.
In addition, we have bundled a collection of file management articles and how–to video tutorials to assist you quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Modify many different files at the same time
When using the SmartyWebBuilders File Manager, it’s possible to choose different files or folders like you do on your own computer. Just hold down the Control (Command for Mac) key and then click the required files/folders. Or, to select a lot of files/folders at the same time, simply click a single file/folder, hold down the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
Having once chosen each of the files that you require, you’re able to drag them into a different directory, or use the right–click context menu to check out an index of the accessible features.
Quick & simple password protection options
The ultimate way to take care of your details
There’s one standard way for you to safeguard a folder with a security password – by making an .htaccess file. In case, however, you are not technically skilled sufficiently, you’ll have trouble executing it by yourself. To help with making things simple for you, we’ve added an easy–to–work–with password protection user interface to the File Manager accessible within the Control Panel.
To use this option, just right–click on a folder and select Password Protection. Then submit the username plus the security password that you would like to use and then press the button. That’s all. The picked directory is hidden by the standard users and will also be accessible just to authorized visitors.