Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client substitutes, web–based file managers have always been sluggish and poor in capabilities. Yet, with the File Manager built in the AIDA Host Site Control Panel, you will not only employ a fast, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file managing client, but also a software tool that will make a third party FTP software unneeded. Consider some of the characteristics that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Add data files without difficulty
Transferring data files between your personal computer and any of your sites is now easy and quick, thanks to the drag & drop option provided by the File Manager. You can pull data files from your notebook or computer and drop them in the Site Control Panel over a secure SSL communication. That’s all. It usually takes just a few seconds to publish a file and a little bit longer for the larger data files and folders.
You don’t have to mount any third party computer software or browser plugins. The drag & drop functionality contained in the File Manager performs equally well on all main operating systems.
Right–click context menus
All of the file control options at hand
We’ve always given our best to make your File Manager as easy–to–use as it can be, so you are able to come up with modifications to your files. In addition to the common command bar near the top of the page, we have in addition integrated right–click context menus with all the current common file managing choices. Just click on a file or directory and choose the activity that you want within the collection which will pop up.
It’s possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you select with merely a click of the mouse. When you click on a folder, it’s also possible to generate a different directory or file in it.
The right–click option is conveniently obtainable at the time you pick many different files or folders at the same time.
Manage archives with simply a click
The File Manager comes with an inbuilt archive/unarchive option to help you to upload enormous archives and then extract them into your hosting account in the blink of an eye. Any time compressing a file or folder, it is possible to decide on the title for the archive that will be created and its particular extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Also, you will be able to compress current files or folders with a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive alternative offered by the File Manager helps you to make use of massive files right from your Site Control Panel. You don’t have to start using any third party software like an FTP client in order to upload a substantial file onto your cloud hosting account or download any archive on your desktop.
Online file editors
Edit files straight from your Site Control Panel
From your File Manager you’ll be able to edit your files instantly on the Internet using some of the included instruments. The text editor shows the files in a plain text format, the code editor has syntax accentuating for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor allows you to preview your changes as they show up online. All the changes you generate and keep will be reflected at once on the world wide web, which means you can review them in your own browser and return to make further modifications, if unsatisfied.
You don’t have to download your files, to modify them with your PC and to re–upload them back into your cloud hosting account. Each of the editors are accessible via the buttons near the top of the file table or through the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files sorted out in an uncomplicated way
The File Manager displays all of the files and folders using a clear and understandable alphabetical order. All the files associated with the many hosts are sorted inside distinct directories that are named following their respective domain names, which enables you to instantly recognize them. This really is useful when you are controlling a lot of different web sites simultaneously. There is no probability to stray or to feel really bewildered amidst the great number of data files and folders in your cloud hosting account.
To access the files with a specified host, just choose it from the drop–down options menu at the top of the file table. Additionally, it is possible to double–click on its folder and you will be immediately brought to a table showing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager devised for real people
Dealing with your files is intuitive and hassle–free while using the AIDA Host Site Control Panel. You’ll enjoy a file control atmosphere which is not far from your personal computer’s file explorer. You are able to drag and drop files and handle them with a right click of the mouse. With the in–built preview option, you can view pictures just like they will appear on the web, and via the in–built file editors you can make adjusts in your files immediately.
If you want assistance managing your files, it is possible to refer to the massive variety of posts and how–to educational videos, that you can access with simply a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Change many different files at the same time
When using the AIDA Host File Manager, it is possible to select a wide range of files or directories just like you do on your desktop machine or notebook. Simply press the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and then click the wanted files/folders. In case you’d like, to pick multiple files/folders at the same time, just click one file/folder, hold down the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
When you have picked all the files that you’ll require, you’re able to drag them into a specified folder, or take advantage of the right–click contextual menu to find out an index of the accessible features.
Quick & simple password protection options
The ultimate way to guard your data
There’s one widespread way to guard a directory with a pass word – by making an .htaccess file. In case, however, you’re not technologically experienced enough, you’ll have trouble executing it on your own. To help with making things simple, we’ve designed an uncomplicated password protection user interface to the File Manager accessible inside the Site Control Panel.
To employ the option, simply right–click on a directory and choose Password Protection. Following that add the user name and the pass word that you like to implement and then press the button. That’s all. The chosen folder will be concealed from the general pubic and will also be accessible only to previously approved users.